More sports briefs for Wednesday, April 3

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

College tennis


Catawba’s women’s tennis team lost to 23rd-ranked Queens 5-2 in South Atlantic Conference  action on Wednesday afternoon at Johnson Tennis Center.

Catawba (12-6, 3-4) got wins from Sophie Hirsch and Lauren Laughton.


Catawba’s men (10-8, 3-4) lost 5-2 to 16th-ranked Queens.

Jack Joel won in singles for the Indians. Luca Picci/Ryen Reid won in doubles.

College women’s lacrosse

Catawba fell 17-8 to 14th-ranked Queens in South Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse  on Wednesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.

Aryn Dorr faced 47 Queens shots and tied her own school record with 19 saves. She also caused six turnovers.

Gianna Pezzulo, Erin Green and Imani Grays scored two goals for Catawba.

Katie Wardle led Queens with five goals.

College basketball

North Stanly graduate Luke Gibson, who plays for Newberry, has been named the South Atlantic Conference Scholar-Athlete for men’s basketball.

Gibson, a junior, boasts a 3.98 GPA as an accounting major.

HS baseball

Crafton Mansfield drove in three runs to lead South Stanly to an 8-5 YVC win against North Stanly on Wednesday.


Jack Swan hit a grand slam and had four hits and six RBIs to lead Central Cabarrus to a 10-4 SPC win against Concord on Wednesday.


Strong pitching by Cale Oehler led Cox Mill to an 11-1 SPC win against Robinson on Wednesday.


Drew Wright struck out 10 batters to lead West Davidson to a 5-1 CCC win against Oak Grove on Wednesday. Ben Purvis drove in two for the Green Dragons.

HS softball

Riley Tucker had three hits and three RBIs and Brantleigh Parrott homered to lead Central Cabarrus to a 7-4 SPC win against Concord on Wednesday. Lacie Coubal had three hits, two for extra bases. Elyssa Bost drove in two runs.