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Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury tennis wins again

From staff reports

THOMASVILLE — Salisbury’s tennis team won against East Davidson, 9-0, on Thursday to stay unbeaten.

The Hornets (16-0) clinched a tie for first in the  Central Carolina Conference, their 10th straight league crown, and are 101-0 in the league in the last nine seasons.

Roarke Burton, Ethan McGee, Jander Rodas-Palacios, Adam Drye, Sean Archer and Juan Salazar won singles matches.

Prep track

A.L. Brown cross country and track star Brandon Hernandez will sign this afternoon with UNC Greensboro.

Prep soccer

OAKBORO — Michelle Rivera got another shutout as South Rowan blanked West Stanly, 9-0, in a non-conference match on Thursday.

With West Davidson’s loss to Salisbury on Thursday, South (12-3, 10-2) moved into second place in the Central Carolina Conference.


LEXINGTON — Salisbury remained undefeated with a 6-2 Central Carolina win at Lexington on Wednesday.

Julia Honeycutt and Freya Obermueller scored two goals each, and Carolina Cardelle and Ellen Simons scored  a goal each.

Simons had an exceptional game.

Prep softball

CONCORD — Madison Michael pitched a one-hitter with eight strikeouts as Cox Mill beat Carson, 5-1, on Thursday in non-conference action.

Michael also led the Chargers at the plate. She had a double and a triple and knocked in three runs.

Liza Simmerson’s double was the only hit for the Cougars. Maci Cooper scored Carson’s run.

Rylie Stewart pitched a complete game and fanned  six.

Prep baseball

Max Agnew and Andrew Tan combined for 13  strikeouts as Robinson beat Hopewell, 2-0 in Thurday’s non-conference game.



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