Area Sports Briefs: South, Salisbury get JV football wins
From staff reports
Nathan Chrismon threw two touchdown passes and ran for a TD as South Rowan beat Thomasville in jayvee football, 27-6, on Monday.
Chrismon threw a 26-yard scoring pass to Hunter McKinney and hit Eli Spry for an 11-yard score.
Chrismon scored on a 1-yard run, while Gabe Pozyck had a 9-yard scoring run. Alex Fike kicked three PATs for the Raiders.
Marcus Cook led Salisbury to a 20-0 win against West Davidson on Monday.
Cook had a 65-yard scoring run and scored on defense on a 45-yard interception return.
Reed Fugle threw a 25-yard TD pass to Christian Morgan for the other Salisbury TD.
ShaMarion Hooker and Daquavius Thompson recovered fumbles. Kiligha Ellis had a 2-point conversion.
High school volleyball
Third-seeded Carson is on the road tonight at second-seeded West Henderson in the fourth round of the 3A volleyball state playoffs.
The winner plays at Marvin Ridge or hosts Watauga in Thursday’s regional final.
Matchups tonight in the 3A East bracket are Conley-Southern Alamance and Chapel Hill-Cleveland.
State championships are Saturday at Raleigh’s Reynolds Coliseum. The 3A championship game is at 7:30 p.m.
Catawba’s women’s soccer team (12-4) is seeded fifth for the SAC tournament and plays today at No. 4 seed Anderson at 5 p.m.
The South Atlantic Conference announced football players of the week.
Catawba quarterback Ken Avent III was named offensive player of the weel.
Lenoir-Rhyne linebacker Sherrod Williams andWingate kicker McLean Robertson were the other winners.
Florida A&M remains atop the BOXTOROW HBCU media and coaches polls.
Lenoir-Rhyne (8-1) is ranked No. 3 in the regional poll, while Wingate (6-3) is ranked ninth.
HS cross country
State championships in all classifications are set for Saturday in Kernersville, starting with the 2A boys race at 10 a.m. and finishing with the 3A girls at 4:30 p.m.
HS boys soccer
Playoff pairings are expected to be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
The first round of the playoffs is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 3.
Salisbury will be at home.
Romar Morris (Salisbury) had another big night on returns in Calgary’s 29-21 loss to Winnipeg on Friday. Morris returned five kickoffs for 133 yards and seven punts for 71 yards.
In a McCanless Couples event on Sunday, Walt Kincaid and Azalee & David Huneycutt emerged victorious.
Calvin Smith and Pam & Ralph Carver came in second. Mary Seaford just missed a hole-in-one and was closest to the pin on No. 3. Smith had the longest putt.
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