Area Sports Briefs: Clutch goal for Goodman
From staff reports
Anderson’s Landon Goodman (Salisbury) scored a goal to force overtime, and the Trojans beat Southern Wesleyan, 2-1, on Wednesday.
The South Atlantic Conference has four teams in the Southeast Region men’s soccer rankings.
Wingate came in at No.1, Tusculum landed at No. 2, Lenoir-Rhyne earned the No. 5 position and Lincoln Memorial is No. 8.
Wingate (13-0) is ranked No. 1 in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
The No. 14 Pfeiffer men’s soccer team (14-2, 9-0 CC) thrashed No. 8 Limestone (12-2, 8-1 CC) got a 7-2 win against Limestone on Senior Night to clinch its second consecutive Conference Carolinas regular-season title.
The Falcons extended steaks to 22 straight regular-season wins and 28 home wins.
“We beat a very good team tonight,” Pfeiffer coach Bob Reasso said. “They caught us on a night where we played really well. We were on our game from the opening whistle and it was a tremendous all around team performance.”
Pfeiffer held a 24-7 advantage in shots and a 7-1 lead in corner kicks.
Forestview 3, South Rowan 2
25-15, 23-25, 25-20, 20-25 and 15-11
Enka 3, West Rowan 0
25-21, 25-18 and 25-19
Cox Mill 3, Crest 0
25-12, 25-13 and 25-10
• Robinson was swept by North Henderson. Hickory Ridge swept Tuscola.
Brevard 3, Salisbury 0
25-14, 25-15 and 25-15
Hendersonville 3, East Davidson 0
25-9, 25-10, 25-14
West Davidson 3, West Wilkes 1
25-13, 24-26, 25-15 and 25-22
Davie 3, Myers Park 0
25-6, 25-20, 25-18
The J.F. Hurley YMCA is registering boys and girls for Little Shooters basketball and girls basketball (grades 2-8).
Register through Oct. 29 at the J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at www.rowanymca.org
Contact Jesse Byrd at 704-738-5134 or Jbyrd@rowanymca.org.
Caroline Cahill of Wilmington Laney and Hayden Alexander from Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy are the NCHSAA ahletes of the week.
Cahill, a senior at Laney, won the Central Regional Golf Championship carding a 73 on Pinehurst No. 1.
Alexander, a senior at Thomas Jefferson and a member of the cross country and soccer teams, ran in the Southern Piedmont Conference 1A Championship.
His time of 16:34 completing the course at Fisher Farms in Davidson won the race and set a school record.
On the soccer field, Alexander netted a pair of hat tricks.
Nick Lyerly shot rounds of 68-64 — 132 and won the Championship Flight of the Corbin Hills Club Championship by 15 strokes.
Members of the Dorsett family finished second, third and fourth.
Keith shot 73-74 — 147; David shot 76-76 — 152, and Michael shot 73-80 — 153.
• In the First Flight, Chace Jensen shot 81-79 — 160 to win by two strokes.
Chuck Valley shot 84-78 — 162 for second.
Dale Plummer shot 84-79 — 163 and tied for third with Jeff Holshouser, who also shot 84-79.
• In the Senior Flight, Danny Crosby shot 79-81 — 160 to win by nine shots.
Perry VonCannon was second with 83-86 — 169, while Steve McIntyre was third at 86-85 — 171.
John Struzick used a rescue club to make a hole-in-one on the 180-yard No. 16 hole at Corbin Hills.
Jerry Allman, Bob Whitley, Linda Whitley and Sal Alfieri witnessed the feat.
The sixth annual Debbie Barrier Plummer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Corbin Hills on Nov. 5.
The fundraising tournament honors the spirit and passion for life of Debbie Barrier Plummer.
Lunch is at noon. The shotgun start is at 1 p.m.
The format is Captain’s Choice. Cost is $200 per four-player team.
Contact Perry Von Cannon at 704-642-7468 or Corbin Hills at 704-636-0672 to enter.
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