Area Sports Briefs: Porter makes strong college debut
From staff reports
Sewanee freshman DB Wesley Porter (East Rowan) made 13 tackles, intercepted a pass, forced a fumble and had three pass breakups in his college football debut on Saturday.
Sewanee won against Kenyon, 45-20.
Porter’s forced fumble was one of the key plays of the game, creating a two-touchdown swing. He punched the ball out on Sewanee’s 2-yard line and a teammate returned it 98 yards for a score.
North Stanly’s Cameron Davis rushed for a school-record 404 yards and six TDs in a 56-21 win against West Stanly on Monday.
Sacred Heart sports
Sacred Heart tied Salisbury Academy, 5-5, in soccer.
John David Bonilla had three goals for the Dolphins, with Ben Childress and Colin Donaldson scoring a goal each. Outstanding play was turned in by Gray Goodman, John Sentilles and AJ Flynn.
Sacred Heart soccer won against Concordia, 4-1. Childress scored two goals, while Daniel McKie and Bonilla had one each. The Dolphins’ defense was led by Kevin Nguyen, Bryce Mason and James Holland.
Sacred Heart’s volleyball team won 25-15, 18-25 and 18-16 against Salisbury Academy. Grace Blackwell led the offense with 13 service points and Sophia Malloy had 10.
Mabel Harrison, Gianna Patella and Ella Trainor led the defense.
Sacred Heart lost in jayvee volleyball to Salisbury Academy, 25-17 and 25-13.
Ella Cooler served for seven points, while Ellie Walters had four.
In a 25-8 and 25-9 loss to Tri-City, Cooler, Lauren Childress and Emma Bloom led the team.
In another lively battle of the McCanless Couples, Paul Hill, Mary and Gene Seaford were the victors.
The team of Susan Houston, Harry Owen and JJ & Susan Wydner came in second. Susan Houston had the longest putt.
Lakewood’s Austin Listi hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th to defeat the Kannapolis Intimidators, 3-2, on Labor Day afternoon at FirstEnergy Park.
The Intimidators (68-69) will face the Greensboro Grasshoppers in the playoffs. The series starts in Greensboro on Wednesday. Kannapolis will host Game 2 on Friday.
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