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Area Sports: Carson tennis rolls again

From staff reports

Carson’s girls tennis team stayed undefeated on Tuesday with a 9-0 win against Central Cabarrus.

Singles winners for the Cougars (5-0) were Lindsey Conrad, Maci Cooper, Jadyn Kirkpatrick, Keeley Watson, Carleigh Perry and Riley Isley.

Winning doubles teams were Cooper/Kirkpatrick, Conrad/Perry and Watson/Isley.

HS boys soccer

South Rowan beat West Rowan 3-0 in Tuesday’s non-conference boys soccer match.  Dalton Baxter, Eber Tapia and Santos Lopez scored goals for the Raiders.

Chris Mercado made nine saves for the Falcons.

High school football

The Cox Mill at West Rowan game is the Game of the Week for WSAT.

The pre-game show airs on 1280 AM and 103.3 FM at 7 p.m.

HS volleyball

Kira Rymer had 27 kills and 10 assists as South Rowan (6-1, 5-0) beat West Davidson on Tuesday in Central Carolina Conference play.

Anna Rymer had eight kills, 13 digs and 25 assists in a 25-7, 25-14 and 25-5 win. Payton Black had 10 digs.


Oak Grove swept Salisbury 25-21, 25-11 and 25-12 on Tuesday in a CCC match.


JV volleyball

South Rowan’s Emma Owens (16 assists), Caroline Barbee (20 digs), Ava Huffman (nine digs), Bailey Fisher (nine digs), Kali Nelson (seven kills) and McKinley Faw (seven kills) led a  25-15, 25-18 win against West Davidson on Tuesday.

South is 6-1 and 5-0 in the Central Carolina Conference.

College football

The Curtis Walker Show (Catawba football) starts Thursday at The Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar.

The program will be aired at 7:30 on 103.3 FM and 1280 AM.

Local golf

Sixty-seven GARS members played an ABCD Tournament at Corbin Hills.

  ‘A’ Flight winner was Ted Weant with a net of 60.10. ‘A’ Flight low gross winner was Larry Petrea.

‘B’ Flight winner was Bobby Clark with a net of 59.37. ‘B’ Flight low gross winner was Allen Hammill.

‘C’ Flight winner was Ed Lockhart with a net of 60.90. ‘C’ Flight low gross winner was Jim Howell.

‘D’ Flight winner was Windsor Eagle with a net of 63.71. ‘D’ Flight low gross winner was Ralph Luther.

Weant shot a 71 for low gross , while Clark had low net score.

Clyde Crawford, 77, shot a 75.  Clark, 79, shot a 73. Lockhart, 81, shot a 79. Frank Masingo, 83, shot a 82.  J.C. Ritchie, 94, shot an 88.

Jim Howell won closest to the pin on No. 13 . John Daniels made the longestputt on No. 9.

Hal Jordan and Crawford eagled the par-5 No. 6 hole.


The 15th annual Nazareth Child & Family Golf Tournament at Lexingon Golf Club raised more than $30,000 on Monday.

The 18-hole Captains Choice tournament drew 30 four-person teams.

Two teams finished tied for first with 17-under-par 54s, with the tie broken in a scorecard playoff.

The primary sponsor, Swing Transport, along with   hole and tee sponsors,  helped reach the fund-raising total.


  The  Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association played a low gross/low net event.

In the First Flight, Susan Morris had low gross. Beth Calhoun had low net.

In the Second Flight, Susan Wydner had low gross. Eileen Full had first low net, and Monica Green had second low net.

MS football

West Rowan Middle School defeated Knox, 12-6, in the Bulldogs’ home opener.

The Bulldogs struck first on a long drive and then again after a turnover near midfield.

Charlee Williamson averaged 10.1 yards per carry for West as he rushed for 61 yards and two touchdowns.  Marquise Howell followed with 73 yards rushing, behind the offensive line of Javon Kelly, Tyler Cline, Grayson Burleson, Julius Guevara and Blake Rogers.

The West defense was able to stop Knox most of the day, but did yield a 55-yard TD run.

The Bulldogs play at home again today, hosting Corriher-Lipe at 4 p.m.




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