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Area Sports Briefs: West soccer wins on Senior Night

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
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Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
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Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
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Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.
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In Carson’s 6-2 loss at Asheville, Maci Cooper and Quinnlan Watson won singles matches.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
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Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
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Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
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Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
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Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
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Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
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Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
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Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
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Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
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Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
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Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
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Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
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Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
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Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
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Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
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Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
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Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
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Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
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Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
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Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
•••
Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
•••
Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
•••
Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
•••
Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
•••
Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
•••
Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
•••
Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
•••
Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
•••
Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
•••
Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
•••
Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
•••
Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
•••
Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
•••
Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

J.H. Rose (16-4, E7) vs. Jack Britt (11-9, ME10)

Cardinal Gibbons (19-7, ME2) vs. Millbrook (8-10, E15)

Green Hope (22-1, ME1) vs. South Central (7-10, E16)

Wakefield (15-5, E8) vs. East Chapel Hill (13-9, ME9)

Overhills (13-8, ME5) vs. Sanderson (14-8, E12)

Hoggard (19-5, E4) vs. Holly Springs (12-11, ME13)

Cape Fear (20-6-2, ME3) vs. E.A. Laney (9-10, E14)

West Johnston (18-3, E6) vs. Harnett Central (12-9, ME11)

Person (19-2, ME7) vs. New Hanover (15-6, E10)

Clayton (21-1, E2) vs. Middle Creek (11-12, ME15)

Watauga (22-1, W1) vs. North Davidson (9-15, MW16)

Southwest Guilford (16-11, MW8) vs. Hopewell (14-7, W9)

Butler (21-3, W5) vs. Page (11-11, MW12)

Grimsley (12-4, MW4) vs. Porter Ridge (15-10, W13)

Providence (24-2, W3) vs. Glenn (11-15, MW14)

Davie County (17-8, MW6) vs. Myers Park (14-8, W11)

Mallard Creek (22-4, W7) vs. Scotland (13-9, MW10)

Richmond (14-5-3, MW2) vs. Olympic (12-12, W15)

Reagan (25-2, MW1) vs. South Caldwell (9-10, W16)

Charlotte Catholic (15-7, W8) vs. Pinecrest (13-8, MW9)

Mount Tabor (16-5, MW5) vs. East Mecklenburg (12-8, W12)

T.C. Roberson (19-2, W4) vs. West Forsyth (11-13, MW13)

Northwest Guilford (16-10, MW3) vs. South Mecklenburg (11-10, W14)

Alexander Central (7-14, W6) vs. East Forsyth (12-12, MW11)

Southeast Guilford (17-9, MW7) vs. Ardrey Kell (17-9, W10)

Hough (23-3, W2) vs. R.J. Reynolds (10-14, MW15)

From staff reports
West Rowan’s boys soccer team won a 3-2 SPC decision against South Rowan on Senior Night in Mount Ulla.
Cristyan Cabrera had a goal and an assist for the Falcons.
Senior Bryson Pope had a goal for the Falcons on a penalty kick, his first goal of the season. Darreon Gittens also scored, while Jose Martinez had an assist.
For South, Eber Tapia and German Delgado scored goals. John Fulton had an assist.
•••
Cox Mill got goals from Taylor Silman, Colin Noone and Keys Andrews in a 3-0 win against Northwest Cabarrus that lifted the Chargers into first place.
•••
Estaban Clemente had three goals and an assist for Concord in Tuesday’s 6-1 win against East Rowan.

Prep tennis
West Rowan’s girls tennis team lost 5-3 in the first round of the 3A playoffs on Tuesday at Canton Pisgah.
Pisgah was able to pick up its fifth win as darkness was settling on the school complex.
Pisgah (15-3) will play at Concord in the second round.

Scores
Singles
1. Payton Holt (WR) d. Cheyanne King 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie Fisher (P) d. MacKenzie Koontz 6-0, 6-2
Maeanna Norris (P) d. Amber White 6-0, 6-0
Carli Styles (P) d. Skylar Jahnke 6-1, 6-3
Madison Smith (WR) d. Brooke Garland 6-1, 6-4
Megan Rathbone (P) d. Mira White 7-6 (7-4), 7-5
Doubles
Holt/Koontz (WR) d. King/Styles 6-1, 6-1
Fisher/Norris (P) d. White/Abby Johnson 6-0, 6-1
Janke/White (WR) vs Garland/Rathbone (P), not completed
•••
Davie won, 5-4, against Ardrey Kell in a 4A first-round match.

Prep volleyball
Playoff pairings were announced on Tuesday. First-round games are today. Standard starting time is 6 p.m.
In 3A, No. 4 seed Carson is home against 13th-seeded Asheville A.C. Reynolds. West Rowan is at No. 5 seed Enka. South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Gastonia Forestview. Cox Mill, a No. 1 seed, hosts Crest.
In 2A, Salisbury travels to Brevard.
In 4A, Davie County will host Myers Park.

College mens’ soccer
Belmont Abbey posted a 3-1 win over Catawba in men’s soccer on Tuesday night at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Crusaders improved to 5-8-2, while the Catawba Indians fell to 9-6.
Ian Orr scored on a penalty kick for the Indians.
Christian Watts had five saves in goal for Catawba.

Prep golf
Carson senior Micah Furr shot 86-83 — 169 in the girls golf 3A State Championships at Longleaf.
Furr tied for 13th place at 25-over.
Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim won the individual title with rounds of 69 and 71.
Rockingham County shot 503 for the team title. Burlington Williams was second, while Northern Guilford was third.
•••
Clinton’s Amy Wooten won the individual 1A/2A State Championship by 13 shots at Foxfire Resort’s Grey Fox Course. She is the first individual state champion from Clinton.
West Davidson ran away with the team competition, as the Dragons blew away the field thanks to Rachel Mast’s third place finish and Olivia Sharpe’s pair of sub-90 rounds.
Franklin Academy finished second.
Gray Stone Day finished in third place with Lauren Denhard posting a 46-over par 190 for her two day total, finishing in a tie for 29th place individually. Teammate Grasyn Waisner added a 33rd place finish at 50-over par 194.
Anika Kuleba was the third scorer for Gray Stone.
•••
Jenny Chang fought off a valiant effort by Charlotte Catholic’s Keri Kenkel to dethrone the reigning champion at the 4A State Championships at Pinehurst No. 5.
The day one leader by a single shot, Chang, carded a pair of identical 1-under par 71’s on her way to a 2-under, 142 tournament finish. Her second round was highlighted by three birdies.

College men’s golf
Livingstone’s men’s golf team concluded play at the Virginia State Fall Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingstone and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tied for second place in the field. Both teams recorded team scores of 308 on Monday and 306 on Tuesday.
Virginia Union finished in first place with a two-day total of 605.
Stephen Washington of Livingstone earned individual medalist honors.
He carded a 69 in the opening round and shot a 72 on Tuesday. Philip Harrison also made all-tournament team.

Women’s golf
Scores from Cardinal Cup in Lousville:
East Carolina’s Carley Cox (China Grove) 77-80-75 — 232
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) 83-76-74 — 233
ECU’s Grace Yatawara (Salisbury) 85-76-83 — 244

Edwards update
The George Mason men’s golf team completed its fall season with a seventh place finish at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate.
Junior Eric Edwards (Salisbury) finished the three-round tournament tied for eighth place at 1-under.
Edwards ended the final round with three birdies on the back nine to finish with a two-under par 69, his best round of the tournament.
Edwards shot 70 and 73 in the first two rounds.

College volleyball
Catawba swept host Coker in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Indians won by the scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-23, improvedto 10-10 overall and 8-7 in the SAC. The Cobras fell to 11-12 and 3-12.
Bri Howard led Catawba with 16 kills and added four blocks. Meredith Furr racked up 20 digs and Rachel Stanford handed out 40 assists.

Local golf
Forty-seven GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.67.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 67.00.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 70.88. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 69.24.
Clive Mahaffey shot his age — 81. J.C. Ritchie shot 80, 11 shots under his age.
•••
Corbin Hills Ladies Golf Assocation results.
1st Flight — Kristi Laton, 1st, and Susan Morris, 2nd
2nd Flight — Mary Seaford, 1st, and Ruth Bowles 2nd
3rd Flight — Bev Cobb, 1st

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39th annual K12 student exhibitions go virtual

Business

Biz Roundup: Chamber of Commerce to host ‘Salute to Agri-Business’ at March Power in Partnership

Local

Local legislators back bills ranging from new restrictions on sex offenders to Holocaust education

News

After surviving COVID-19 scare, Lois Willard set to celebrate 100th birthday

High School

Carson rolls over South 41-0 as about 600 allowed in to see season opener for both

Education

East Spencer after-school program looks toward opening, nonprofit status

Lifestyle

Frank Ramsey inducted into the NC Military Veterans Hall of Fame

College

Livingstone’s Stoutamire inducted into 2021 CIAA Hall of Fame

Nation/World

J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus

13 deaths reported in Rowan, county stresses need to receive second dose

Coronavirus

10% of Rowan residents receive first dose; eight COVID-19 deaths reported this week

News

North Carolina State Highway Patrol commander to retire

Education

UNC School of the Arts may go for online learning due to COVID-19 spread

Coronavirus

Greensboro site to administer 3,000 daily vaccine doses starting March 10

Nation/World

Update: $1.9 trillion relief bill passes House, moves on to Senate

Nation/World

Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered safely

Coronavirus

Update: FDA follows advisers’ recommendation, OKs single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

Local

Post wins 18 N.C. Press Association Awards

Education

Cooper vetoes bill that would force K-12 schools to reopen

Local

Lanning named Spencer’s fire chief