Area Sports Briefs: East volleyball wins

Published 12:52 am Wednesday, September 28, 2016

From staff reports
East Rowan’s volleyball team rolled, 25-14, 25-21 and 25-19 against Concord on Tuesday in SPC action.
Jordan McCall had nine kills, 17 assists and six digs. Baleigh Hill had 18 digs. Caroline Johnson had nine digs.
Olivia Wright and Courtney Wagner had six kills each. Ashlyn Mills and Kaitlyn Vanhoose had four aces each.
Carson won, 25-14, 14-25, 25-12 and 25-17 against Robinson on Tuesday and stayed tied for second in the SPC. The Cougars are 13-3 and 10-2 in the SPC. Carson hosts West Rowan on Thursday.
West Rowan moved into a tie for fifth with South Rowan by sweeping the Raiders, 25-12, 25-16 and 25-6, on Tuesday.
Cox Mill swept Northwest Cabarrus to stay unbeaten. Hickory Ridge stayed tied with Carson by sweeping Central Cabarrus.
In the CCC, West Davidson edged East Davidson, 3-2, in a battle for first place.

Prep tennis
Salisbury’s tennis team won, 9-0, against Lexington in CCC play on Monday.
Winning for the Hornets (9-1, 7-0 CCC) in singles were Maria Capito (6-0 6-0), Skye Mowery (6-1 6-1), Bethanie Stauffer (6-0 6-0), Rachel Seifert (6-1 6-0), Rainey Dunham (6-0 6-0) and Ruth Clement (6-0 6-1).
In doubles, the winning teams were Capito/Mowery (8-0), Stauffer/Seifert (8-0) and Clement/Dunham (8-1).
Salisbury plays Thomasville on Wednesday at 430 p.m.

Prep soccer
Cristyan Cabrera scored three goals to lead West Rowan to a 5-4 win against Davie on Monday.
Lionel Guzman and Darreon Gittens scored a goal each.
Jose Martinez, Luke Hager and Guzman had assists. Kaleb Isenhour also played well for West.
Zack Savage’s hat trick led Cox Mill to a 10-2 win against West Rowan on Tuesday.
Guzman and Jose Guerrero scored for the Falcons. It was the first goal of the season for Guerrero.
Hickory Ridge topped Carson, 3-0 on Tuesday.
South Rowan’s game with Robinson was postpoined to Oct. 10.
Northwest Cabarrus stayed on top in the SPC by beating Concord, 4-2.

SC Panthers baseball
The South Charlotte Panthers 2018 team will play a doubleheader at Newman Park on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
There will be no gate admission charged.
Area members of the SCP 2018 team are Carson’s Owen White, Cameron Prugh, Maddux Holshouser and Clayton Gilmore.

Prep baseball
Carson catcher Pearce Wilhelm has transferred to West Rowan.
A.L. Brown infielder/pitcher Clayton Gilmore transferred to Carson.

Catawba volleyball
Host Catawba cruised to a three-set win over Pfeiffer in volleyball action on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym. The Indians improved to 5-7 overall with a 25-10, 25-10 and 25-16 victory. The Falcons fell to 0-11.
Bri Howard had 10 kills and two blocks. Meredith Furr had four aces and 11 digs.
Taylor Martin (West Rowan) made four digs in her college debut.
Martin played in Catawba’s softball scrimmages over the weekend.

College men’s golf
Catawba finished fifth at the Tusculum Fall Classic Men’s Golf Tournament, which concluded on Tuesday at the 6,763-yard, par-71 Link Hills Country Club.
Tusculum claimed the team title with a two-round score of 565. The Pioneers topped Mars Hill by a dozen shots. Catawba had a two-day total of 581.
Individually, Jordan Taylor posted a top 10 for Catawba. He shot two rounds of 71 to finish at 142 and was ninth.
Trey Burton had the best round for an Indian with a 70 on Tuesday and was 11th with a 143 total.

College women’s golf
In the Lady Pirate Invitational, East Carolina freshman Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) shot 74-75-77 — 226 and tied for 15th in her first college tournament at 10-over.
China Grove’s Carley Cox shot 78-76-77 — 231 and tied for 31st.
East Carolina won the tournament.

Local golf
Thirty-nine GARS members played on Monday at Lexington Golf Club.
The low ‘A’ Flight player was Ross Howard with a net of 62.48.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 66.35.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was Frank Rowell with a net of 67.42. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Ken Miller with a net of 65.56.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81.
North Hills Christian will hold its “Fore the Future” golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 7, at Crescent.
The cost is $75 per player or $300 for four-person team.
Email Nikki Eagle at neagle@northhillschristian. com to register.
Or register the day of the tournament at 8 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.

E. Spencer Festival
The Town of East Spencer will hold a BBQ Festival at Royal Giants Park, 200 Robinson Road, on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 1-6 p.m.
This is a free event with barbecuse, hamburgers, hot dogs, a live DJ and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

Mid. School football
The Knox seventh-graders edged Southeast, 12-8.
Omereo Robinson scored on a 67-yard punt return to put the Trojans up 6-0. The Patriots scored on a sweep to take an 8-6 lead at halftime.
The Trojans got the winning TD in the third quarter when Marcus Cook scored on an 8-yard run.
Jaden Gaither intercepted a pass to end Southeast’s last scoring chance.
Justin Taylor led the Trojans from the QB position behind the strong line play of Devon Taylor, Devon Stewart and the Thompson twins.
Defensive standouts for the Trojans were Jaqurris Pressley, Cook, Robinson and Jayden Gibson.

YFL scores
In 3rd-4th grade football games, South Rowan won, 13-6, against East Rowan and North Rowan topped West Rowan, 34-7.
In 5th-6th grade games, Granite-Faith won 24-6 against South Rowan, and North Rowan shut out Rockwell, 26-0.