Area Sports Briefs: Steele surpasses 1,000 college points
Published 1:33 am Sunday, December 4, 2016
From staff and wire reports
MOREHEAD, Ky.— Coming off its second road loss to a nationally ranked opponent this season, Morehead State bounced back with a 73-53 win over Lipscomb on Saturday afternoon at Johnson Arena.
The Eagles were led by senior forward Shay Steele, who recorded 16 points, eight rebounds, three blocksand two steals in a 22-minute effort.
After connecting on her final field goal with 7:20 remaining in the fourth quarter, Steele became the 23rd player in Morehead State history to surpass 1,000 career points.
“I’m very pleased for Shay,” said head coach Greg Todd. “We really wanted her to reach 1,000 points at home. Anytime you can get a win and get a player in the record books, it’s a positive thing.”
Aliyah Farmer (North Rowan) had 10 points and seven rebounds for Mars Hill on Saturday in an 80-73 loss to Wingate.
Carson rolled, 34-15, against Robinson on Friday.
Taylor Conrad scored nine points, while Nancy Gamewell had eight.
Katie Jewell, Victoria Post and Malia Hughley stood out defensively for the Cougars.
Haley Ford scored six for the Bulldogs.
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Many indoor track and field team started their 2016-17 season at the JDL Fast Track College Kick-off Classic Saturday.
Parks and Rec
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is holding registration for a basketball league for ages 5-6 (girls and boys) and a basketball league for girls (ages 7-15)
Cost is $30 per participant. Registration runs through Jan. 14, at Hall Gym or online at www.salisburync.gov/play. For further information, call 704-638-5289.
A frantic pace led to lots of points and plenty of broken records in UNC Wilmington’s 126-113 win against Pfeiffer on Saturday.
The Seahawks (7-1) are now a win away from matching the program’s best start.
UNCW senior Chris Flemmings had 34 points and 10 rebounds.
UNCW sophomore Devontae Cacok had 34 points and 19 rebounds and broke records with 11 dunks.
There were 17 dunks in the game and 62 fouls.
A.J. Clark scored 27 for Pfeiffer. Mike Smith had 23.
RICHMOND, Va. — John Collins had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Austin Arians added 15 points as Wake Forest defeated Richmond 75-67 on Saturday.
The Demon Deacons (6-2) outrebounded the Spiders 45-31 and never trailed in getting back into the win column following a 65-58 loss at Northwestern. They’re in the midst of a stretch of seven of nine games away from home, going 3-2 on the road so far.
Wake Forest outscored Richmond 34-24 in the paint. The Demon Deacons had 13 offensive rebounds and turned those into 14 second-chance points.
Dinos Mitoglou and Keyshawn Woods had 11 points each for Wake Forest.