Area Sports Briefs: Hornets 4th in CCC tournament
From staff reports
Salisbury finished fourth in the Central Carolina Conference wrestling tournament.
Salisbury’s Kevion Chunn was champion at 195 pounds.
Javon White (106), Lloyd Hilton (120) and Timmy Boyd (132) had runner-up finishes.
South Rowan’s Logan Lambert won at 132, taking the final by technical fall. Mohammed Dolley was second at 182.
The first two rounds of the playoffs are scheduled for Tuesday. East Davidson and Ledford are the CCC teams involved.
Regionals are Feb. 9-10.
Regional competition is set for Feb. 3.
Salisbury and South Rowan swimmers will be competing at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.
A scoring change was announced from Friday’s county swim meet. Salisbury’s Anna Grace Woolly moved up to third in the 100 breaststroke.
Jayvee girls hoops
Carson won against North Iredell, 41-17.
Kary Hales scored 12, while Jaden Vaughn had nine for the Cougars. Lindsay Conrad and Tate Barger were defensive standouts.
Natasha Gou scored 10 for North Iredell.
UNC Pembroke’s Brandon Sloop (Carson) was 5-0 on a road trip over the weekend. Sloop won four decisions and won by technical fall.
Avery Locklear (South Rowan) had nine points and three assists for UNC Pembroke in a 71-54 win at Flagler. Aliyah Farmer (North Rowan) scored four for the Braves.
Lynchburg’s Alex Allen (Carson) had six points, eight rebounds and five assists in a win against Bridgeweater on Saturday.
Allen scored 15 points on Wednesday.
Averett won 88-81 over Pfeiffer on Sunday. Amani Ajayi (East Rowan) had 15 points, and seven rebounds for theCougars.
Sydni Bickford (Robinson) scored 25 for Pfeiffer. Destiny Jackson (Carson) made the only shot she attempted for Pfeiffer.
Special Washington (North Rowan) had 15 points and five rebounds in Guilford Tech’s win against Bryant & Stratton on Saturday.
Livingstone plays tonight at Elizabeth City State at 7:30 p.m., following the women’s game.
Tre Willams (Carson) went 11-for-13 from the foul line and scored 15 points in Saturday’s 69-58 loss to Fort Valley State. Williams had three assists and three steals.
Sacred Heart hoops
Sacred Heart’s varsity boys defeated St. Leo’s School of Winston-Salem, 54-28.
Jalon Walker led the Dolphins with 23 points, Nick Antosek followed with 13, Ben Childress had eight and Miles Lester contributed five.
Sacred Heart’s varsity girls lost to St. Leo’s, 41-36 in overtime.
Rachel McCullough had 15 points and seven rebounds. Sutton Webb had 13 points and four rebounds. Gianna Patella had seven points and nine boards.
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