Area sports briefs: Allen on target for Lynchburg

Published 12:43 am Thursday, December 6, 2018

From staff reports

Alex Allen (Carson) had 12 points and six rebounds for Lynchburg in Wednesday’s 80-54 win against Randolph.


Khaila Hall (West Rowan) had 13 points and four assists for Longwood in a 91-88 loss to St. Francis.


Lenoir-Rhyne (8-1, 2-1 South Atlantic Conference) made 14 3-pointers and beat Carson-Newman, 78-62, on Wednesday in SAC action.

LC track and field

Livingstone opened the season at the  JDL Fast Track Early Bird Duals   in Winston-Salem.

   Ashley Wingo set a school record in the women’s weight throw — 42 feet, 7.5 inches.

Livingtone’s distance men were strong with  Tyreese Jones and Micheal Toney taking second and third in the 3000 meters. They ran 9:52.98 and 10:00.24, respectively.

The mens 4 x 400  relay team placed third in 3:25.16.

Jayvee hoops

West Rowan’s boys won against North Rowan, 53-43, on Wednesday with Jason Artis scoring 14 points.

Mid. school girls

Knox won against North Rowan, 51-29.

Jamecia Huntley scored 20, Kyla Bryant had 16, and Mary Morgan scored 6.

Mid. school boys

Knox’s boys lost to North  Rowan, 58-50.

CJ Toomer was the leading scorer for Knox with 17 points. Tyreze Miller scored 11 points. JyMikaah Wells added 10 points. Jayden “Juke” Harris scored eight.

Knox hosts China Grove today.

College football

N.C. Central   junior offensive lineman Nick Leverett is among 13 FCS finalists — one from each conference in college football’s Division I subdivision    for the Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award.


  Mars Hill wide receiver Craig Rucker and Limestone defensive back Joshua Simmons earned first team American Football Coaches Association honors, while Wingate defensive end Cardell Rawlings was named to the second team.