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Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury wins in baseball and soccer

From staff reports

Salisbury’s baseball team edged Albemarle, 3-2, for a road win on Thursday.

The Hornets (5-3) got a strong start from Joe Steinman (2-1). He went six innings, walking one and striking out one.

Jack Fisher pitched the seventh for a save.

Salisbury was held to five hits, with Steinman, Chandler Lippard, Hut Smith, Bo Rusher and Will Taylor getting one each.

Lippard and Smith drove in runs.

Albemarle is 0-11.

Salisbury     000    111     0 — 3  5  2

Albemarle   000   200      0 — 2  5  1

North baseball

North Rowan’s baseball team had its four-game winning streak stopped by South Stanly on Thursday in Spencer.

The Rowdy Rebel Bulls (6-7)  beat the Cavaliers, 11-7, in a three-hour game.

Henderson Lentz went 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Cavaliers (5-3), and Jordan Goodine also drove in two runs. Joe Harrison (1-3) took the loss.

Prep softball

Robinson won at East Rowan on Thursday, 4-3, for a South Piedmont Conference win.

East got two hits each from Caroline Johnson and  Ashlyn Mills.


Gabby Baylog pitched a one-hitter to lead Marvin Ridge  (7-2) to a 2-0 win against A.L. Brown on Thursday in Kannapolis.

Ashlynn Stokes pitched a four-hitter for the Wonders (9-1).


Davie County rallied to beat Montour, Pa., 7-6

K’lea Parks, Bridgett Tierney, Emilee Dishman had two RBIs each. Davie  scored four in the seventh.

Prep girls soccer

Salisbury finished a 3-0 week by romping against Randleman, 8-0.

Julia Honeycutt had four goals and an assist. Ceci Cardelle had two goals and three assists. Katie Bullock had two goals and one assist.

  Maria Capito and Nellie Brown had assists. Juliana Anderson held the shutout in goal.

“We got unselfish and excellent play from everyone, with all eligible players earning significant playing time,” SHS coach Matt Parish said.


Prep golf

Led by medalist Nicolas Lamberth (35), West Davidson shot 156 and won Thursday’s Central Carolina Conference golf match  at Winding Creek.

Salisbury shot 172 for third place. Alex Antosek shot 40 for the Hornets. Hank Robins shot 41, Simon Post had a 45, and William Hartpence shot 46.

North Rowan shot 182 for fourth. Steven Thurston and Felix Espinal shot 44s, and Jonathan Britton shot 45 for the Cavaliers.

Prep track and field

In a three-team meet at West Davidson on Thursday, North Rowan’s boys finished second behind East Davidson.

Winners for North included Stanton Bailey in the 100 (11.9 seconds), Gregory Crawford in the 200 (23.6), Tykier Walker in the 300 hurdles (45.6), Terry Cathcart in the discus (114 feet, 6 inches) and Daylynn Cuthbertson in the triple jump (40-8).

North won the 4×200 (1:40.3) and 4×00 (47.6).


In the girls meet, North Rowan finished third behind East Davidson and West Davidson.

North’s Brianna White won the 100 hurdles (17.8), Chevy Blaire won the discus (101-6) and shot put (35-3), and Lakayla Birst won the high jump (5-2). North also won the 4×100.


In a five-team South Piedmont Conference meet hosted by East Rowan on Wednesday, East’s boys (114 points) won over Concord (99), Carson (81), Central Cabarrus (43.5) and South Rowan (34.5).

East winners were Cody Tidwell in the discus (107 feet, 5 inches), Ross Alexander in the 3200 (11:45) and Sean Incardona in the 1600 (4:50).

Carson winners were Jacob Higgins in the 800 (2:06) and Brenden Westbrook in the long jump (22-8) and the triple jump (45-8.5).

Carson won the 4×200 and 4×800. Carson’s William Fuller won the wheelchair 100, discus and shot.

South’s lone winner was Tristan Gabriel in the pole vault (12-0).


In the girls meet at East Rowan, Central Cabarrus won with 101 points. Next were East Rowan (88), Carson (86), South Rowan (52) and Concord (40).

Winning for East were Faith Faller in the 800 (2:38) and 3200 (12:27), Katleyn Sprinkle in the 100 hurdles (16.8 seconds), Katie Barnes in the 300 hurdles (51.8), Victoria Trexler in the pole vault (6-0) and Iyahnna Neal in the shot (29-10) and discus (97-8).

Carson’s McKenzie Gadson won the 200 (27.1) and the long jump (15-1.5).

South Rowan’s girls won the 4×800.



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