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Area Sports Briefs: App State’s Stout named first team all-conference

From staff reports

Appalachian state senior defensive lineman MyQuon Stout (Carson) was named first team All-Sun Belt Conference on Thursday.

Stout, a two-year captain, is the anchor up front and helped the defense give up an average of just 9.2 points in the team’s nine regular-season victories.

The Mountaineers have top-10 national rankings in total defense, scoring defense, pass efficiency defense, passing defense, yards allowed per pass attempt, third-down defense, fourth-down defense, three-and-outs per game and first downs allowed.

ASU quarterback Zac Thomas is the Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year, ASU’s Scott Satterfield is the Sun Belt Coach of the Year.

Six Mountaineers made  the All-Sun Belt first team.

Middle school girls

Erwin’s girls won against Knox, 44-39, on Thursday in a matchup of unbeaten teams.

Icesis Nwafor scored 12 for the Eagles, Leah Hinceman had 10, Haley Dalton scored eight, and Hannah Waddell scored six.

Dalton had 11 rebounds and three blocks.

Kyla Bryant scored 26 for the Trojans, and Jamecia Huntley scored seven.

High school boys

Parkland beat East Forsyth, 68-49, on Thursday.

Camien Shell led the Mustangs (2-0) with 14 points.  Khaliq McCummings scored 19 for East Forsyth (0-2).

Men’s basketball

Visiting Methodist  used a fast start and limited Pfeiffer University to just one field goal in the first 10:22  in an 85-77 win in men’s basketball action at Merner Gym on Wednesday.

Kyle Riddley had 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Falcons.

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Catawba (5-1, 1-0 SAC) is home Saturday at 4 p.m. against Tusculum.

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Jamarius Hairston (Carson) had seven points and three assists for Lander in a 79-76 loss to Erskine.

Women’s basketball

Olivia Gabriel (Carson) made two 3-pointers to help S.C. State beat USC Upstate on Wednesday.

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Amani Ajayi (East Rowan) had eight points, six rebounds and three assists for Averett in 78-68 loss to Southern Virginia.

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Khaila Hall (West Rowan) made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Longwood in a win against Maryland Eastern Shore.

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Catawba hosts Tusculum at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

College volleyball

Wingate lost in the national quarterfinals on Thursday in Pittsburgh.

The Bulldogs were swept by Washburn  at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

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