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Area Sports Briefs: LC women lose to Lenoir-Rhyne

From staff reports

Livingstone’s women’s basketball team lost at Lenoir-Rhyne, 96-79, on Thursday in non-conference action.

Zena Lovette scored 36 for the Blue Bears (4-4), but it wasn’t enough. Lovette was 8-for-10 on free throws, made six 3-pointers and pulled down eight rebounds. Asia Green had 12 points and seven boards. Imani Payne had 10 points and six assists.

L-R got double-figure scoring from four players, led by Madi Suddreth’s 19.

L-R shot 55.2 percent and got 44 points off the bench. L-R led 48-30 at the break.

L-R 96, Livingstone 79


Lovette 36, Green 12, Payne 10, Deberry 6, Searcy 5, Perkins 4, Galay 3, Ennis 2, Robinson 1.


Suddreth 19, Swango 15, Ritchie 13, Weigt 10, Denny 9, Rodriguez 8, Joyner 7, Kendall 4, Nunn 4, Raby 3, Smith 2, DeLucas 2.

LC     10    20   11  38    — 79

L-R    27    21  30  18   — 96

Prep swimming

South Rowan’s boys scored 123 points and won Wednesday’s swim meet against Lexington (104) and Thomasville (5).

Lexington (121) won the girls competition over South Rowan (115) and Thomasville (6).


Prep football

Gil Maxwell  has stepped down as head football coach at Thomasville High after three seasons and a record of 16-19.

Jayvee basketball

Carson won against South Rowan, 51-38, in jayvee basketball on Tuesday.

Sacred Heart hoops

The Sacred Heart jayvee girls basketball team won against Immaculate Heart of Mary (High Point), 17-15, in a conference game.   Izzy Banish scored nine points.


Sacred Heart’s jayvee girls won against Blessed Sacrament (Burlington), 17-12. Banish scored 17.


Sacred Heart’s varsity girls lost to Immaculate Heart of Mary, 26-21.  Rachel McCullough scored nine points. Sutton Webb had six.


McCullough scored 13 points and Webb had 11 as the Sacred Heart varsity girls won against Blessed Sacrament, 38-17.


Sacred Heart’s jayvee boys won against Blessed Sacrament, 31-13.   Nick Loeblein and Soyer Cornelison scored 10 each. Kaiden Dulkoski  had nine points. Jacob Trainor led the defense.


Jalon Walker scored 21 points as the Sacred Heart varsity boys won against Blessed Sacrament, 52-38.

Nick Antosek scored 18 points. Easton Morris scored six. Connor Hennie made a big 3-pointer.

Middle school hoops

Cameron Padgett had 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Erwin topped North Rowan, 36-32.

Dylan Valley and Kane Kepley made 3s and scored eight points each. Nick Dale and Demario Chalk led an inspired defensive effort in the second half.


Cameron Stout led Knox with 22 points in a 50-49 loss to China Grove. Savion Freeman had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Trojans.


Erwin’s girls won against North Rowan, 40-24. Haley Dalton led the Eagles with 19. Hannah Isley  scored 10.


Knox 41, China Grove 39

Erwin 40, North  Rowan 24

Southeast 34 Corriher-Lipe 14

West 39 Mooresville 24


China Grove 50, Knox 49

Erwin 37, North Rowan 32

Southeast 63 Corriher-Lipe 20

Mooresville 57 West 33



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