From staff reports
SALISBURY – Due to COVID-related concerns, Catawba’s home football game scheduled for Saturday against Limestone has been postponed and will likely be called off.
As with the Wingate contest, both teams have matches scheduled each week for the remainder of the season, so a makeup date is unlikely.
Catawba is still scheduled to host Carson-Newman on October 9 at 1 p.m.
The Carson girls and the South Rowan boys won Tuesday’s South Piedmont conference meet at Salisbury Community Park.
The individual champions were Meredith Bonner of East Rowan (22:09) and Eli Julian of South Rowan (16:50).
Carson’s daughters were led by Makayla Borst, third in 22:44, and Camden Corley, fourth in 22:51. The other Cougars scorers were Kendall Barbee (7th), Brynn Sokolowski (19th) and Emily Landaverde (20th).
South Rowan’s daughters placed second. Madison Beaver (22:54) led the Raiders with a fifth place finish. Bethany Rymer (6th) and Lindsey Beaver (9th) also finished in the top 10 for the Raiders.
Lake Norman Charter placed third. Bonner led the Mustangs to fourth place. Leah Edwards of the East was 10th.
West Rowan was seventh.
In the boys’ race, the Raiders got a score of 25 with Grayson Cromer (18:02) finishing second behind Julian and Aaron Jones (18:13) taking third place. South’s other scorers were Brooks Hubbard (7th) and Brian Hickman (12th).
Thomas Ferguson (18:38) placed fourth and led East Rowan to second. Shayden Edwards (5th), Daniel Fabian (6th) and Carson Ritchie (10th) gave the Mustangs four in the top 10.
Aaron Arnold placed eighth to lead Carson to third, while teammate James Anderson was ninth.
West Rowan was fourth.
Southern Piedmont Conference leader West Rowan took home a jackpot on Tuesday, beating Lake Norman Charter on the road to complete a season sweep.
The Falcons won 25-16, 26-24 and 25-18. West has a two-game lead over Lake Norman Charter and South Rowan.
Kelcie Love had 12 kills. Maia Gaeta has managed seven wins. Anna Grace Blackledge had six kills, five blocks, nine digs and two aces. Brooke Kennerly did nine digs. Ashlee Ennis has successfully completed 16 searches. Madelyn VonCannon has had 10 digs. Noe Gaeta had four kills and 35 assists.
West Davidson beat Salisbury 25-19, 23-25, 25-19 and 25-13, Ashley Yang had 28 assists and nine digs. Ava Morris had nine kills and nine digs. Brooke Cunningham had 11 kills. Katie Peeler has successfully completed 19 searches. Riley Peltz had 10 kills.
South Rowan swept Concord 25-17, 25-11 and 25-11 in Tuesday’s SPC game. Emma Owens had 15 assists and four aces for the Raiders. Leah Rymer had 14 assists and 10 digs. Cameron Black had eight kills and nine digs. Avery Welch had 10 wins. Meredith Faw had five kills and six digs. Payton Black had 25 digs.
North Rowan won 25-11, 25-12, 23-25, 25-14 over Thomasville in a CCC game on Tuesday.
East Rowan swept Central Cabarrus in SPC action on Tuesday.
South Rowan won 25-8, 25-17 over Concord on Tuesday.
South (10-4, 6-3) had seven assists from Laney Beaver. Jamilyn Rollins had seven digs and four aces. Avery Crowell had five recoveries. Laurel Everett had four aces.
The West Rowan jayvees lost to Lake Norman Charter on 30-28 and 26-24. Sophia Blackledge had 11 kills and 10 digs for the Falcons. Lainey Sweet had four kills and six digs. Abigail Evenden has had nine searches. Ella Doby has had eight searches. Brinley Batts had nine digs and 15 assists.
East Rowan was 9-0 against Central Cabarrus in Tuesday’s Southern Piedmont Conference game.
Audrey Ward, Jaysa Causby, Addison Barrett, Lauren Whisnant, Rebecca Reilly and Lindsey Whisnant won in singles. Causby / Barrett, Ward / Lauren Whisnant and Reilly / Lindsey Whisnant won in doubles.
In an 8-1 loss to unbeaten Lake Norman Charter, Summer Null won the No.3 single for Carson.
Andrew Martin and Jordan Avalos scored for East Rowan in Tuesday’s 8-2 loss to Central Cabarrus in the Southern Piedmont Conference game.
Salisbury improved to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in the Central Carolina Conference with a 4-1 victory over the Lexington Yellow Jackets on Tuesday.
Carlos Henriquez found Will Webb at the far post to give Salisbury the lead.
SHS was in the spotlight for much of the first half, but the Hornets found themselves tied at half after a mental error cost them the equalizer.
A refocused team took the field for the second half and defender Luke Graeber continued his assault on the scoreboard with an assist to Colin Donaldson on a long throw.
Webb scored his second goal of the night off another cross, this time from Leo Fragoso, to extend the lead to 3-1.
Webb flipped the script and crossed a ball in the feet of freshman David Austin, who finished the scoring.
Salisbury got a great game from senior Bennett Clark, who played his best game of the season.
“I thought we were strong for a lot of the game,” said SHS coach Matt Parrish. “We made a big mistake in every half, but mental mistakes can be corrected. If we can do it and keep our mental toughness for the duration of the match, we’ll be a tough opponent for everyone. “
Next up for the Hornets is another makeup conference game Thursday in Thomasville. Game time is 6 p.m.