Area Sports Briefs: Smith makes 3 stops
From staff reports
Cincinnati’s Chris Smith (West Rowan) had three tackles, including a shared sack, in Sunday’s win vs. Cleveland.
Javon Hargrave (North Rowan) had one tackle on Sunday in Pittsburgh’s win against Green Bay.
West Rowan opens the season tonight at Lake Norman.
Carson-Newman romped against Columbus State, 99-69, on Sunday and is 6-0 for the first time since the 1987-88 season.
The Eagles had six dunks, a school record.
Charles Clark reached 1,800 points for his career.
Carson-Newman hasn’t started 7-0 since 1973.
J.C. Smith started two North Rowan graduates (Michael Bowman and Mailk Ford) in Saturday’s 81-68 win against West Georgia. Bowman had four points and four rebounds.
Claflin’s Tre Williams (Carson) had 11 points, five rebounds and three steals in a 63-57 win vs. Lane on Saturday.
DJ Copeland (A.L. Brown) had 4 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists in Newberry’s 74-72 loss to Bowie State on Sunday. Luke Gibson (North Stanly) made a 3-pointer for the Wolves.
Michael Connor (North Rowan) had 15 points, four assists and three steals in Point Park’s win vs. Washington Adventist.
Cornell’s Matt Morgan (Cox Mill) averaged 22.5 points in Big Red’s first five games. He’s made 17 3-pointers. Morgan averages 4.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
Karleigh Wike (East Rowan) had 24 rebounds for Richmond in three games in the Savannah Invitational. Wike had eight points and six rebounds in a win against Savannah State.
Marta Miscenko scored 25 points on Sunday to lead Wingate to a 73-56 win against UNC Pembroke.
Aliyah Farmer (North Rowan) had 13 points and five rebounds for the Braves. Avery Locklear (South Rowan) scored six points.
Shenell Pharr and Shenique Pharr (East Rowan) scored seven points each for Salem in Sunday’s win against Meredith.
Kelli Fisher (East Rowan) started the first two games this season for UNC Asheville. She scored 10 points against Western Carolina.
Amani Ajayi (East Rowan) scored 12 points for Averett in a win over Hollins.
Lynchburg’s Alex Allen (Carson) scored six points in a win vs. Mary Washington.
Texas Tech’s Brielle Blaire (North Rowan) had seven points and five rebounds in Sunday’s loss to Texas A&M.
Jayln Cagle (A.L. Brown) was the No. 2 rusher for Gardner-Webb this season with 105 carries for 479 yards.
Prep cross country
Rebecca Story (17:24) of Knoxville, Tenn., and John Tatter (14:55) of Winston-Salem won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships South Regional on Saturday.
A.L. Brown’s Brandon Hernandez ran 15:44.
In McCanless Couples play on Sunday, the team of Harry Owen, Susan Wydner and Ralph & Pam Carver was edged out by Azalee Story, David Honeycutt, Calvin Smith and Walt Kincaid.
Kincaid had longest putt.