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Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury sweeps

From staff reports

  Tre Oats scored 14 points to lead Salisbury’s boys to a 67-59 Central Carolina Conference win against West Davidson in Tyro on Friday.

Oats scored eight of his points as Salisbury held off the Green Dragons in the fourth quarter.

Eleven players scored for the Hornets (8-4, 1-1 CCC). Will Leckonby had 11 points, Zae Harris scored 10, and Shaleek Williams came to life with a big fourth quarter.

  Scott Hughes pumped in 28 points to keep the Green Dragons (8-7, 0-2 CCC) close most of the game, but the Hornets’ depth proved too much.

Salisbury’s pressing defense created turnovers and a 34-25 halftime lead.


Salisbury girls

Salisbury’s girls ralled in the second half for a 61-49 win at improved West  Davidson on Friday in Tyro.

Maria Capito hit two 3-pointers in the third quarter of the Central Carolina Conference game as the Hornets came back from a five-point deficit.

Freshman Anayia Fulson led the Hornets (11-1, 2-0 CC) with 18 points, Capito scored 17, Tyzrea Alexander had 14,  and Bryanna Troutman scored 10.

Olivia Sharpe scored 14 points for West Davidson.

West-South boys

West Rowan’s boys extended their winning streak to seven with an easy, 71-37 South Piedmont Conference win against South Rowan on Friday in Mount Ulla.

Caleb Mauldin led the Falcons with 15 points, while Kortez Weeks scored 13  Tyrese Lawrence added 12, and Martavio Rankin chipped in with nine.

Bailey Graham scored 10 for the Raiders, and Dillon Kluttz had eight.

W. Rowan 71, S. Rowan 37


SOUTH (37)

Graham 10, Kluttz 8, Shaver 7, Powers 4, Corriher 3, Peacock 3, Sellers 2.

WEST (71)

Mauldin 15, Weeks 13, Lawrence 12, Rankin 9, Dixon 6, Delgado 6, Hillie 5, Kure 4, Robinson 1.

South      12   11   6     8   — 37

West        23    22  19   7    — 71

East girls

East Rowan’s girls were held to six points in the first half and a fourth-quarter comeback fell short against Concord on Friday.

The Mustangs lost to the visiting Spiders, 28-27, in Granite Quarry.

Deniya Gravely scored 13 for Concord.

Leading East with nine points was Adalie Harrison. Zynoria Winford scored seven.

  Concord 28, E. Rowan 27



Gravely 13, Smith 6,  Clark 3, D. Stevenson 3, Davis 2,  M. Stevenson 1.

EAST (27)

A. Harrison 9, Winford 7, Houpe 5, Wagner 5, Shafer 1.

Concord             7    7   5   9     28

E. Rowan            2    4  5  16    — 27

Jayvee girls

Carson’s jayvee girls won against Robinson, 39-19, on Friday.

Taylor Conrad led the Cougars with 13 points. Zoie Lee scored eight.

Defensive standouts were Victoria Post and Krystal Sanns.

HR/CC girls

Hickory Ridge’s unbeaten girls topped Central Cabarrus, 64-50, on Friday in SPC action.

  Nia Daniel led the  Ragin’ Bulls (16-0, 11-0 SPC) with 25 points and 15 rebounds, and Gabby Smith had 15 points and 17 rebounds.

Kasey Rowden scored 17 for Central (13-3, 8-2 SPC). Mahaley Holit scored 12, and Elanna Peay had 11.

Carson moved ahead of Central for second place.


Concord’s boys won 65-40 against East Rowan.




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