Area Sports Briefs: East soccer wins
From staff reports
East Rowan’s boys soccer team won against Albemarle, 5-4, on Wednesday in a non-conference matchup.
Alex Kaligeromitros scored four goals and has 25 for the season.
Reuben Leslie scored a goal. Jaxon Mastranunzio and Dalton Vandevere had assists.
The Mustangs have won three out of four, the best stretch for the program since 2009.
Jaxon Wheeler scored a goal for Carson in a 3-1 non-conference loss to Robinson on Wednesday.
West Rowan put up a fight in a 2-0 loss to Cox Mill.
West’s jayvees lost to Cox Mill, 3-0.
South Rowan lost to Central Davidson, 4-0, in a Central Carolina Conference contest.
The game was scoreless at halftime.
West Rowan hosts Carson today in a big volleyball match in the North Piedmont Conference.
Both teams are 11-1 overall and 2-0 in the NPC.
The jayvee match starts at 4:30 p.m., with the varsity match starting around 6 p.m.
South Rowan has a big home Central Carolina Conference match with Ledford today.
South (11-3, 9-1) has won eight in a row since losing to West Rowan on Aug. 27.
Ledford handed South its only CCC loss of the season with a sweep in Wallburg on Aug. 23.
Salisbury (4-8, 3-8) lost a CCC match to West Davidson on Wednesday 25-13, 25-14 and 26-24.
Cassie Riggs had 20 assists and Ashley Johnson had 15 kills for the Green Dragons (11-4, 9-2).
In Carson’s 9-0 North Piedmont Conference win against Statesville on Tuesday, Maci Cooper, Lindsey Conrad, Carleigh Perry, Jadyn Kirpatrick, Alison Sloop and Quinlann Watson won singles matches.
Cooper/Kirkpatrick, Conrad/Sloop and Perry/Watson won in doubles for the Cougars (4-2, 2-2).
Knox won 28-0 against Erwin.
JyMikaah Wells had 15 carries for 280 yards and four touchdowns. Johni Rippy had a 2-point conversion.
Anthony Dodd had several strong tackles and runs. Amarie Johnson had several strong runs with a 15-yd carry.
Athan Gill, of Salisbury, was selected as the most outstanding defensive player in a Junior Phenom Basketball Camp, last Saturday in Tennessee. Gill was playing for Asheville Game Changer, coached by Shane Harper.
Gill is an 8th-grader at West Rowan Middle School.
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