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Area Sports: West tops East in NPC soccer

From staff reports

West Rowan’s boys soccer team won 5-0 against East Rowan in the North Piedmont Conference opener for both teams on Monday.

Aleksis Suarez scored two goals, while  Douglas Menjivar, Luis Vasquez and Joseph Turcios had one each.  Vasquez and Michael Leon had two assists each. Jose Mejia had one.

Chris Mercado made three saves.

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Oswald Ortiz scored for Carson in a  9-1 NPC loss to North Iredell on Monday.

HS volleyball

Carson  (12-3) swept A.L. Brown 25-15, 25-4 and 25-7 in non-conference action  on Monday.

West Davidson swept Salisbury 25-10, 26-24 and 25-22 in a CCC match on Monday.

HS girls golf

Oak Grove shot 112 to win Monday’s Central Carolina Conference golf match at Winding Creek.

Ledford’s Lauren Hackler was medalist with a 36.

Phoebe Shields  (56) led Salisbury (174).

Local golf

In the American Legion Golf Tournament held at Corbin Hills, First Flight winners were  Kip Honeycutt,  Randy Bingham,  Terry Mulkey  and Tim Wheet  with a 55.

Second Flight Winners were Wayne Kluttz,  Curtis Kyles,  Barry Curlee  and David Hagaman with a 61.

Third Flight winners were Mary Seaford,  Gene Seaford,  Robin Leslie  and Gilbert Sprinkle with a 67.

Closest to the pin on No. 2 was Brian Nix. Closest on No. 5 was David Godwin, who made a hole-in-one and will receive   a special golf package from Nissan.

Closest to the pin on  No. 13 was Honeycutt.  Closest on No. 16  was Wheet.

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The McCanless Couples played a Captains Choice on Sunday.

The first-place team was  David & Azalee Huneycutt and Harry Owen. Taking second was the team of  Ralph & Pam Craver and Walt Kincaid.  Closest to the pin and Longest putt were won by Kincaid.

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The Civitan Club of Salisbury will be hosting its 44th Annual Civitan Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Salisbury Country Club.

Proceeds benefit Civitan causes and scholarships.   For information on playing or being a sponsor, call 704-638-5286 or 704-213-3520.

College football

North Carolina A&T stayed on top of the BOXTOROW HBCU football media and coaches polls this week. Bethune-Cookman is second in both polls

Livingstone (4-0) got a 10th-place vote in the media poll.

  

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