Area Sports Briefs: Carson girls win, but boys fall at Thomasville
From staff reports
Carson’s girls basketball team rolled at Thomasville, 47-28, on Wednesday.
McKenzie Gadson scored 17 for the Cougars.
Olivia Gabriel had eight points, Destiny Jackson score six, and Taylor Wiggins had five.
Dee Long scored 21 to lead the Bulldogs.
Carson (5-1) led at halftime, 27-18, and pulled away in the third quarter.
Carson 47, Thomasville 28
CARSON (47) — Gadson 17, Gabriel 8, Jackson 6, Wiggins 5, Furr 3, Jolly 2, Turney 2, Shumaker 2, Ketchie 2, Cooper, Fesperman, Street, Taylor.
THOMASVILLE (28) — Long 21, Gladden 2, Billy 2, Wilson 2, Nelson 1.
Carson 18 9 13 7 — 47
Thomasville 8 10 6 4 — 28
Junior Sherise Jones sparked Hickory Ridge to a 74-29 win against Concord. Jones had 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Carson boys fall
Carson’s boys basketball team lost at Thomasville, 63-52, on Wednesday.
Owen White led the Cougars with 18 points.
Jamarius Hairston had 14 points, and Jailen Williams and Brenden Westbrook scored seven apiece.
Jahare Taylor Thomas had 26 for the Bulldogs. Cirl Byrd had 14.
Carson (52) — White 18, Hairston 14, Williams 7, Westbrook 7, Banks 2, Prugh 2, Perry 2.
Thomasville (63) — Taylor Thomas 26, Byrd 14, Cunningham 8, Jenkins 6, Anthony 4, Whiteside 3, Wise 2
Davie boys win
Davie County’s boys stayed unbeaten with an 83-55 romp against North Iredell on Wednesday.
Heath Slabach led the War Eagles (4-0) with 14 points. Owen McCormack scored 13.
Thirty-three members played Captains Choice at Corbin Hills.
Four teams tied for first place at minus-10. A scorecard playoff determined the order of finish.
First Place — Clyde Crawford, Everett Hancock, Ed Lockhart
Second Place — Don Bishop, Bill Reid, Tom Seamon, Tom Dodge
Third Place — Les Loman, Roger Costic, Harry Devleiger
Fourth Place — Tony Labarbera, Bob Sidden, David Scearce, Phil Cauble
First place handicap was the team of Les Loman, Roger Costic, and Harry Devleiger with minus-12.
Andy Griffin made a hole-in-one on No. 13. Mick Rowell was closest to the pin on No. 2. Seamon won longest putt on No. 9.
Annual awards given out at GARS Annual Christmas Party:
Annual ABCD Tournament Winners
‘A’ Flight winner was Donald Martin with a net score of 267.80.
‘B’ Flight winner was Ross Howard with a net score of 267.11.
‘C’ Flight winner was Ben Moore with a net score of 264.03.
‘D’ Flight winner was Frank Rowell with a net score of 276.60. Most Improved Golfer was Griffin.
Hurley Y Warriors
Ten Hurley YMCA Warriors competed at the AAU National Cross Country Championships in Tallahassee, Fla, and all did an amazing job representing Rowan County.
Top-eight finishers are All-Americans. Top 25-finishers medaled.
7 year old girls:
8th: Hope Julian 9:26.52 (All-American)
10 year old boys:
6th: Connor Price: 11:15.06 (All-American)
10 year old girls:
33rd: Emberleigh Pauley-Brown: 13:34.73
37th: Macy Miller: 13:52.14
10 year old boys:
26th: Triston Rabon: 12:19.52 11 year old boys:
11 year old boys:
10th: Eli Julian: 10:55.23
16th: Jake Swicegood: 11:13.37
13 year old boys:
19th: Noah Julian: 14:08.28
14 year old boys:
39th: Nolan Miller: 15:01.38
56th: Jackson Price: 16:54.33