Area Sports Briefs: Catawba men picked 4th
From staff reports
Catawba’s me were picked to finish fourth in the SAC basketball race in voting results released on Tuesday.
Queens topped the poll with 98 points and eight first-place votes.
Lincoln Memorial got two votes for first place and 91 points. Carson-Newman got one first-place vote and 80 points. Catawba (67) edged Wingate for fourth.
Catawba senior swingman Jameel Taylor was named to the preseason All-SAC first team. Catawba senior shooting guard Jerrin Morrison is on the second team.
Catawba plays in a tournament at UNC Pembroke on Friday and Saturday. Catawba takes on Francis Marion on Friday at 1 p.m.
Catawba plays UNC Pembroke at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Rank School Points
1 Queens 98 (8)
2 LMU 91 (2)
3 C-Newman 80 (1)
4 Catawba 67
5 Wingate 62
6 Newberry 57
7 Anderson 48
8 Lenoir-Rhyne 37
9 Tusculum 34
10 Coker 17
11 Mars Hill 14
Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Randall Shaw, Anderson
Jalin Alexander, Queens
Jameel Taylor, Catawba
Todd Withers, Queens
Dorian Pinson, Lincoln Memorial
Mike Davis, Queens
Trevon Shaw, Lincoln Memorial
Jerrin Morrison, Catawba
Emmanuel Terry, Lincoln Memorial
Ike Agusi, Queens
Marshall Lange, Newberry
Catawba’s women’s team was picked to finish sixth in the South Atlantic Conference basketball race.
Catawba post player Terri Rogers is on the preseason All-SAC first team.
Catawba point guard Serena Brown is on the second team.
Catawba opens Friday in a tournament in Hickory.
The Indians will take on Mount Olive at 2 p.m. Catawba plays Barton on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
1. Wingate 97 (7)
2. LMU 85 (1)
3. Anderson 84 (3)
4. C-Newman 74
5. Newberry 71
6. Catawba 65
7. Lenoir-Rhyne 40
8. Tusculum 36
9. Queens 30
10. Coker 21
11. Mars Hill 11
Danasia Witherspoon, Wingate
Terri Rogers, Catawba
Mika Wester, Carson-Newman
Shea Coker, Lincoln Memorial
Marta Miscenko, Wingate
Meg Essex, Newberry
Nicola Handreck, Newberry
Alexy Mollenhauer, Anderson
Kasey Johnson, Tusculum
Madison Baggett, Anderson
Madi Suddreth, Lenoir-Rhyne
Serena Brown, Catawba
Seven players scored in double figures as Appalachian State men’s basketball posted a 126-71 victory over Warren Wilson in an exhibition contest on Tuesday evening inside the Holmes Center.
Texas Tech’s Brielle Blaire (North Rowan), who missed most of the past two seasons with injuries, had 12 points and eight rebounds in an exhibition win on Sunday.
“It’s just a blessing to be able to play again,” Blaire said. “Just being able to actually play in preseason and to workout and to prepare, it’s just a huge blessing. So, really just going out there and playing today, I was just trying to do the things that I did in practice and I’m just blessed.”
Catawba rolled to a sweep of Coker on Tuesday in its final home game.
Morgan Hester (Carson) had 24 assists and 14 digs.Rachel Stanford had 18 kills and 20 assists.
Sixty-two GARS members played a Captains Choice at Corbin Hills.
The first-place team with a minus-15 was Ray Pope, Larry Petrea, Gordon Correll and Scott Hay.
Placing second with a minus-12 was the team of David Scearce, Phil Cauble, Ralph Luther and Larry Luther.
They won a scorecard playoff over the team of Tom Talbert, Allen Hammill, Andy Griffin and Tom Dodge.
Scearce, Cauble, Luther and Luther won low handicap round.
Closest to the pin on No.2 was won by Roger Costic.
Longest putt on No. 9 was made by Red McClain.
Coast to Coast Life Skills Consultant and Sports Trainer will be giving out free turkeys on Nov. 20, at The Perfect Smoke.
The giveaway starts at noon.
Donte Minter, former West Rowan, Virginia and Appalachian State basketball standout, is the owner of Coast to Coast Life Skills Consultant and Sports Trainer and is looking to give something back to the community.
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