Area sports briefings: East golfers win again – Salisbury Post

Area sports briefs: East golfers win again

Posted at 1:23 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022

According to staff reports

East Rowan’s women’s golf team won Wednesday’s Piedmont South Conference game at Red Bridge.

Is rotated 144.

Hannah Waddell shot 44 to lead the Mustangs.

Addison Queen shot 48. KP Pfister’s 52 included an eagle.

The Mustangs have won every SPC game so far. South Rowan placed second at 151. Lake Norman Charter shot 153.

The nine-hole SPC Championships are scheduled for Crescent on October 10, with the 18-hole Rowan County Championships at McCanless on October 12.


Salisbury shot 171 and was second to East Davidson (167) at Central Carolina Conference golf this week.

Kendall Colwell shot 51 for the Hornets. Lola Koontz shot 57. Courtney Williams shot 63.

North Rowan’s Azaria Elder shot 56.

cross country HS

The Northwest Cabarrus Girls and South Rowan Boys were the team winners in Thursday’s South Piedmont Conference Game No. 2 at Dan Nicholas Park.

The South boys had five of the top eight. Brian Hickman finished second and ran 18:02 to beat the Raiders. Eli Julian ran 18:05 for third place. Aaron Jones was fourth in 18:47. Bricen Burleson was sixth in 19:23. Mateo Diaz Ruiz was eighth in 20:14.

West Rowan’s Ethan Wilson was the individual winner in 17:58.

Gavin Rodgers was seventh in 20:09 to lead the East Rowan riders.

The Falcons finished second, with East third. Carson was seventh.

On the girls’ side, Katie Roberts of West was the individual winner in 21:59.

Sadie Featherstone finished fifth in 23:28 and led East to a second-place finish. East’s Savannah Wise was 10th in 24:12.

South was third, with Blythe Elliott seventh in 23:53 and Madison Beaver ninth in 24:10.

Makayla Borst clocked 23:33 and was sixth to lead Carson to fourth.

HS baseball

AL Brown’s CJ Gray, a two-way player, is a rising prospect in the Class of 2025.

A member of the South Charlotte Panthers, Gray was recently clocked at 92 mph.

Gray’s father, Charlie, is a Livingstone graduate who coached football at several area schools.

HS boys football

Martin Ramirez scored twice for South Rowan in Wednesday’s 3-2 Southern Conference Piedmont loss to Central Cabarrus.


Jackson Kirila scored twice for Concord in a 3-2 SPC win over Carson on Wednesday.

Carson’s goals were scored by Junior Rios and Anthony Medina-Beckham.


West Rowan tied Northwest Cabarrus 1-1 in Southern Piedmont Conference football on Wednesday.

Alex Tavira scored an assist from Emmanuel Perez.

Jose Hernandez made eight saves for the Falcons.


Salisbury improved to 7-4 overall and 3-2 in the Central Carolina Conference with a 2-0 victory over the visiting Lexington Yellow Jackets on Wednesday.

Giovany Rivera scored the winning goal from an assist from Joseph Hernandez with less than 20 minutes remaining. David Austin capped the scoring 12 minutes later on an assist from Leo Fragoso.

Salisbury got great play from Yatti Avilez, Mario Perez and Yamil Pimentel.

Next up for the Hornets is a non-conference home game Monday against West Stanly at 6 p.m.

Volleyball HS

Salisbury swept Thomasville on Thursday.

Ashley Yang had nine aces, four kills and 23 assists.

Ava Morris had four aces and 11 kills. Dayami Acevedo had five aces.

Katie Peeler had five kills. Sheenya Daugherty had six searches. Abigail Lopez had four kills.


West Rowan swept northwest Cabarrus on Wednesday in Piedmont Southern Conference action.

Brinley Batts had 26 assists. Kristin Hammonds had six aces, while Sophia Blackledge had five.

Skyy Ruben had eight kills, Ava Gusler and Abbi Evenden had seven digs each.

• West’s jayvees have swept away the Trojans. EA Nance had six kills and three aces. Isa Gaeta had seven aces. Lucy Shelton has managed four victories. Romey Gaeta has made 15 assists.


East Rowan senior Leah Hinceman has announced an engagement to Lenoir-Rhyne.

East outscored Lake Norman Charter 3-1 on Wednesday at Volley for the Cure Night and swept Statesville on Thursday Throwback Night.

The Mustangs came back after losing the first set to beat Lake Norman Charter.

Hinceman had 20 kills, while Dani Steelman had 13 kills and four blocks. Anasty Faavesi has 11 victims. Riley Hill had four aces and 20 digs. Hallie Cox had 42 assists.


Gianna Patella had 16 kills to lead Carson’s sweep of Concord on Wednesday.

Kaylee Thonen had nine kills. Elly Davis served four aces. Alana Herring had 12 searches. Maggie Cross had 34 assists.


South Rowan’s Leah Rymer got her 1,000th assist in a sweep of Central Cabarrus on Wednesday.

Campbell Withers had 12 recoveries. Meredith Faw had five digs and six kills; Jamilyn Rollins had five searches. Laney Beaver had five aces and nine assists. Rymer had 13 assists and five kill. Avery Welch had eight kills.

College baseball

Steven Smith (West Rowan) hit a two-run homer for Caldwell Tech against Cleveland Community College.

Varsity Cross Country

Catawba’s Madison Clay was named South Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week.

Clay, a freshman from Morganton, set a Catawba women’s cross-country record at Converse kickoff Saturday. She won the 6K in 22.05.

• Catawba’s Erick Ramirez was named SAC Men’s Rider of the Week.

Ramirez, a junior from Dobson. won the Converse Kick-off. He shaved 50 seconds off his time from his first encounter, winning the 8K in 24:44, an average of 4:58 per mile.