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Area Sports Briefs: SHS jayvees top South in OT

From staff reports

Salisbury’s jayvee football team won in overtime against South Rowan, 28-20, on Thursday.

Reed Fugle ran for two touchdowns, threw for two touchdowns and had a pair of 2-point conversions.

Fugle threw a 24-yard scoring pass to Vance Honeycutt and hit Christian Morgan for a 75-yard score.

Fugle scored on two short runs.

ShaMarion Hooker and  Jayden Gaither recovered fumbles for the Hornets (7-1).

Nathan Chrismon ran for three scores for South (5-4), getting touchdowns of 1, 58 and 14 yards. Alex Fike kicked two PATs.


Carson lost to South Iredell, 31-13, on Thursday.

The Cougars moved the ball  on offense, but didn’t finish any drives.

Michael Altman scooped a fumble and went 42 yards for a Carson TD. Caden Hudson had a 72-yard interception return.

Andrew Beaver kicked a PAT.

Carson will make up a jayvee game at East Rowan  next Thursday.


West Råowan lost to Statesville, 26-6.


A.L. Brown beat Concord, 49-0, to win the SPC championship.


Reagan won against Davie County, 41-21.

Kole Bilyeu threw TD passes to Tyler Snyder and  Isaiah Lytton for the War Eagles. DeVonte Lyerly had a rushing TD.

Intimidators news

Temerity Baseball has acquired the Kannapolis Intimidators, a single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.

Temerity  Baseball will be working closely with the City of Kannapolis on completion of the new state of the art Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue in time for the opening of the 2020 baseball season.

“As a lifelong baseball player and fan, I am excited to partner with the White Sox organization and the South Atlantic League  in bringing an affordable family-friendly baseball experience to the Kannapolis region,” Temerity Baseball CEO and President Andy Sandler said.

Season tickets for the 2019 season, including Founders Club memberships ensuring priority season seat selection at the team’s new home in 2020, are on sale now at IntimidatorsBaseball.com.

Opening Day for the team’s final season at the Intimidators Stadium  is scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2019.

Rowan Hurricanes

The Rowan Hurricanes 2nd-3rd grade girls travel basketball team is looking for players for the winter season.

Call or text coach Matt Randolph at 470-313-4278.

SAC women’s soccer

Catawba midfielder Jovana Sanchez was named first team All-South Atlantic Conference.

Catawba defenders Katie Beck and Katie Webb and keeper Shelby Thompson are Honorable Mention All-SAC.

  Carson-Newman’s Magda Mosengo was named  SAC Offensive Player of the Year, while teammate Averi Williams was named   SAC Defensive Player of the Year.

Lincoln Memorial’s Jessica Cravero was named   SAC Freshman of the Year and LMU head coach Sean Fraser was named SAC Coach of the Year.


Catawba plays Carson-Newman in a SAC tourney semifinal in Rock Hill today at 11 a.m.

SAC  men’s soccer

Queens  forward Edmundo Robinson was voted the  South Atlantic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Year, while Lenoir-Rhyne’s Marcos Enriquez was named the SAC Defensive Player of the Year.   L-R’s Carles Montoliu Lobo was named SAC Freshman of the Year, and Lenoir-Rhyne head coach Jack Winter is the Coach of the Year.

High school volleyball

West Davidson beat West Iredell, 3-1, on Thursday to win the 2A West regional.

The Green Dragons (26-6) will play Currituck County (21-6) for the state championship at 5 p.m. on Saturday in Raleigh.


Marvin Ridge swept West Henderson for the 3A West regional championship on Thursday.

The Mavericks (43-2)  will take on Greenville D.H.  Conley (26-0) for the state title in Raleigh on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.





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