Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury teams win CCC games at West Davidson

Published 1:04 am Thursday, November 30, 2017

From staff reports

TYRO — Salisbury’s girls basketball team held on at West Davidson, 60-57, when Sarah Rabon’s  3-point try at the buzzer hit off the backboard and circled around the rim before  falling to the floor.

  Sophomore guard Anayia Fulson  finished with a career-high 26 points to spark the Hornets.

Bryanna Troutman made a coast-to-coast drive when the Hornets were down 57-56 in the final minute and made two free throws after pulling down a rebound for a 60-57 lead.

Troutman scored 18 for the Hornets (2-0, 2-0 CCC).

Olivia Sharpe and Lexi Clontz hit late 3-pointers for the Green Dragons.


Salisbury’s boys won at West Davidson, 66-55.

The Hornets (2-0, 2-0 CCC) took control by outscoring the Green Dragons, 17-6, in the third quarter. The Hornets had a 13-0 run.

Drew Wright scored 24 for the Green Dragons.

Trell Baker led the Hornets with 19 points. Bill Fisher and Oshaun Robinson scored 10 each.


Prep girls tennis

West Rowan junior Payton Holt was named North  Piedmont Conference Player of the Year.

Carson’s Emily Sloop, Gabi Jolly and Siera Fesperman made the All-NPC team, along with East Rowan’s Mia Graham.

Prep cross country

Carson’s Zac Barbee, West Rowan’s Thomas Waldo and East Rowan’s Sean Incardona made the All-North Piedmont Conference boys team.


Carson’s Taylor Conrad and Lani Isley and West Rowan’s Megyn Spicer made the All-North Piedmont Conference girls cross country team.

Prep  volleyball

Carson’s Mallory Weast, Lindsay Elmore and Kary Hales; West Rowan’s Tori Hester and Braelyn Faust, and East Rowan’s Baleigh Hill are All-North Piedmont Conference in volleyball.

North Iredell’s Ashley Hawkins is the NPC Player of the Year, while NI coach Natalie Tribble is the NPC Coach of the Year.

Girls basketball

McKenzie Gadson scored 19 points and freshman Colbie Perry had 11 in Carson’s 61-18 non-conference win against Concord on Tuesday.

Catawba basketball

Catawba’s women’s basketball team romped at Queens, 73-44, on Wednesday in a South Atlantic Conference opener.

Terri Rogers led the Indians with 18 points, and Serena Brown made three 3-pointers and scored 17.

Catawba (3-3, 1-0) led 38-26 at halftime.


Catawba’s men’s basketball team lost at Queens, 83-65.

Queens made 13 3-pointers, seven of them early in the contest, to open a lead.

Malik Constantine scored 21 to pace the Indians (2-3,0-1), while Jerrin Morrison had 12.

Catawba played again without Jameel Taylor, an All-SAC performer who is out with an ankle injury.

Middle schools

West Rowan  defeated Salisbury Academy, 66-33.

Noah Loeblein led the Bulldogs (3-3) with  23 points and 10 rebounds. Josh Noble had 12 points, Camden Stamper had 11 points, while   Robert Featherstone chipped in with seven.

Local golf

Sixty-seven members played in their own foursomes at the The Revival at the Crescent Golf Club.

Low ‘A’ Flight player was Donald Martin with a net of 67.47.

Low ‘B’Flight player was Tommy Lambert with a net of 64.43. Low ‘C’ Flight player was Ken Miller with a net of 61.68. Low ‘D’ Flight player was Larry Luther with a net of 62.21.

Low gross was Gerald Barker with a 76.

Winsten Mahaffey, 80, shot an 80; Ken Miller, 82, shot an 82; O.J. Chandler, 88, shot an 81, and J.C. Ritchie 93, shot an 87.

Donald Smith made a hole-in-one on the 120-yard No. 8 hole. He was playing with Bill Saunders and Ron Bowers.