Area Sports Briefs: Morris scores TD in CFL win
From staff reports
Romar Morris (Salisbury) rushed 16 times for 98 yards and one TD, had three catches for 16 yards and a kickoff return of 25 yards in Calgary’s 43-28 CFL win against Hamilton on Saturday night.
High school hoops
Davie County’s 6-foot-8 combo forward Owen McCormack has committed to Presbyterian College.
McCormack is an exceptional 3-point shooter for a 6-8 player and is efficient around the rim.
He’ll be looking to add bulk (he weighs 190) and strength in college.
High school tennis
A Rowan County tournament will be played at Carson next Saturday.
The Lexington Legends beat the Lakewood BlueClaws, 2-1, on Friday to win the South Atlantic League championship series, three games to one.
The Legends are a Kansas City Royals farm team.
College cross country
In the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational at Southside Park in Newton, L-R’s Faith Faller (East Rowan) was timed in 19:26 and finished 14th. She helped the Bears finish second as a team.
Coll. women’s soccer
Charlotte freshman Julia Honeycutt (Salisbury) has started five of the 49ers’ seven games.
Charlotte is 4-3.
Davidson County Community College basketball coach Matt Ridge announced a move up from Division III to Division II in the National Junior College Athletics Association.
Ridge told the Lexington Dispatch that it will make scheduling easier and will mean stronger competition for the Storm.
Other Division II teams in Region X are Wake Tech, Bryant & Stratton, Catawba Valley, Louisburg, Pitt, Vance-Granville, Lenoir, Fayetteville Tech, Guilford Tech and Patrick Henry.
Michaela White (Carson) had 20 assists and eight digs in UNC Wilmington’s win against Youngstown State.
The Seahawks’ four games in the Seahawk Invitational this weekend were canceled due to Hurricane Florence.
William Peace’s Madison Myers (West Rowan) had seven digs in a win against Ferrum.
William Peace’s games in the Averett Invitational this weekend were canceled.
Wesley Porter (East Rowan) made three tackles for Sewanee in Saturday’s 28-20 win against Austin.
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