Area Sports: North Middle sweeps
From staff reports
North Rowan swept the middle school basketball tournament championship games played on Wednesday at South Rowan High.
In the girls game, North rolled against West Rowan, 47-24.
Demya Phifer led the Mavericks (16-1) with 19 points. Bailee Goodlett and Brittany Ellis scored 11 each. Dasia Elder scored five, whiel Bloom Goodlett had four.
North Rowan topped Mooresville, 60-50, in the boys championship game.
Team photos are on page 3B.
Sacred Heart Middle School’s varsity boys basketball team defeated St. Pius at the Renegar Tournament, 32-22.
Nick Loeblein scored 16 points. Soyer Cornelison scored six, and Kaiden Dulkoski had five.
Dulkoski led with eight rebounds.
The Dolphins defeated North Hills, 45-35, with Loeblein’s 24 points, five rebounds, and four steals. Dulkoski had 11 points.
The varsity boys lost to Immaculate Heart of Mary, 66-21, despite Loeblein’s 26 points. James Holland and Cornelison led the defensive effort.
Against Our Lady of Mercy, Sacred Heart’s boys fell, 52-38.
Loeblein had 12 points, Jonah Sithong had nine, and Dulkoski Cornelison scored eight each. Braulio Mercado had eight rebounds.
Sacred Heart Varsity Girls defeated Iredell Charter Academy by 40-18. Angie Landaverde had 19 points and Lauren Childress 10. Against, the Lady Dolphins defeated Statesville Montessori 40-18. Ella Cooler had 10 points and Jayda Barber had 8. The Lady Dolphins were defeated by Immaculate Heart of Mary 11-44. Landaverde had 6 points and Jasmine Garcia had 5. Sacred Heart fell to Our Lady of Mercy 20-31. Landaverde had 8, Childress 7, and Emma Bloom 4.
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