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Area Sports: Livingstone drops 2 to Lincoln

From staff reports

PHILADELPHIA — Livingstone ran into a hot team on Saturday and fell to Lincoln, 93-83, in CIAA  men’s basketball.

Roger Ray (23 points), Lydell Elmore (14) and Malik Smith (11) led the Blue Bears.

Livingstone made only eight turnovers, but was hurt by 10-for-22 foul shooting.

Six Lions scored in double figures.

• In the women’s game,  Dasia Harris scored 25 and  Darra Walker had 15, but Livingstone lost 84-56 to Lincoln on Saturday.

HS wrestling

Salisbury’s wrestlers placed eighth in the  Bearcat Invitational at Rock Hill High .

Individual places for the men:

Javon White and Michael Lowry placed second. Trey Wilhoit placed third,  while  Takaii Gaither was fifth.

• For the Salisbury girls, Kalijah Moody took first place.  Alaina Robinson was second. Mia Cowan was fourth.

The Hornets will compete next at Oak Grove on Jan. 9.

Hoops Shoot

The Salisbury Elks Lodge No. 699 and Salisbury Parks and Recreation will host the annual Hoop Shoot free throw contest on Sunday, Jan. 12, at Hall Gym in Salisbury.

All participants must be registered by 1:30 p.m. The contest starts at 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to boys and girls, ages 8-13 (as of April 1, 2020).

Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place.

Winners in each of the six divisions advance to  district competition on Saturday, Jan. 25, in Winston Salem.

In addition to the district level, there are state and regional competitions leading to the national championships in Chicago in April.

For registration forms and information, contact Liz Tennent, event coordinator at ectennent@gmail.com.

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