From staff reports
Most of the area’s college football games have already been moved up to Thursday due to this weekend’s weather forecast.
West Rowan in northwest Cabarrus; South Rowan at Central Cabarrus; Carson in Concord; Salisbury at South Davidson and Reagan at Davie are among the games that have been moved up.
Jayvee games will be played earlier in the week, with the majority now scheduled for Wednesday.
high school volleyball
Carson swept northwest of Cabarrus on Monday.
It was Carson’s 732nd win as head coach for Kelan Rogers, tying a long-standing NCHSAA record.
Carson (13-5) plays at home against East Rowan on Wednesday.
South Rowan (13-2, 7-2) swept Concord 25-14, 25-18 and 25-9 in South Piedmont Conference volleyball on Monday.
Leah Rymer had 10 kills, seven digs and 19 assists. Meredith Faw had eight kills, four assists and 10 digs.
Ava Huffman had 11 kills. Avery Welch had 13 kills. Laney Beaver had 20 assists and 16 digs; Campbell Withers had six digs.
The 2023 South Charlotte Panthers team won the Perfect Game Upperclass Coastal Fall Elite.
Haiden Leffew (South Rowan) was the MVP. He pitched five innings in a quarterfinal game. He struck out 11 and allowed no hits.
Leffew throws four pitches for strikes, has clocked up to 93 mph and works consistently in the 89-91 mph range.
The senior has grown to 6-foot-3, 190 pounds. He’s a verbal commitment to Wake Forest and probably a top pick in the draft, too.
Carson’s senior shortstop, Emory Taylor, has committed to Surry Community College.
Former AL Brown and UNC standout Mike Morton can now add an NFL official to an incredible life that has included an NFL career, a Super Bowl ring, a dental practice and raising quadruplets.
Javon Hargrave had a sack and fumble recovery for the Philadelphia Eagles in Sunday’s 24-8 win over the Washington Commanders.
Salisbury junior MaKayla Noble and senior Haley Dalton received offers from Winston-Salem State.
The AL Brown boys officially added Drew Evans to the staff.
Teyachta Harris (Phenom Hoops Camp) and Dylan Valley (Hoops State League) have had big offseasons for East Rowan
HS boys soccer
Carson defeated Northwest Cabarrus 4-1 in South Piedmont Conference action on Monday.
Anthony Beckham, Davin Garcia, Gabriel Gomez and Junior Rios scored for the Cougars.
Salisbury lost to West Stanly 2-0 in a non-conference game on Monday at Ludwig Stadium.
The Hornets (7-5) outshot the Colts by a significant margin and controlled the action at times, but couldn’t find the back of the net.
Salisbury got excellent play from Yamil Pimentel, Yatti Avilez and Mario Pérez.
Elijah Morton and Elijah Moffitt scored the goals for West Stanly.
The next step for the Hornets is a conference game with county rival North Rowan on Wednesday night. The party is in the North and the start time is at 6 pm
West Rowan lost 3-0 to Lake Norman Charter on Monday.
José Hernández had 11 saves for the Falcons, while Sam Faulkner had three.
In another SPC matchup, first place Concord edged out South Rowan 8-2.
HS women’s tennis
Salisbury beat East Davidson 9-0 on Monday.
Millie Wymbs, Abbey Lawson, Kate Burton, Lucy Barr, Cora Wymbs and Meredith Williams won in singles.
The winning doubles teams for the undefeated Hornets were Wymbs/Wymbs, Barr/Lawson and Williams/Burton.
Jalon Walker (Salisbury) blocked a punt in Georgia’s win Saturday against Kent State.
Not surprisingly, Tusculum had two of the SAC players of the week after his performance in the 50-17 win against Catawba.
Defensive back Andrae Robinson and kicker Juan Villaseñor were honored.
In a McCanless Tag Team Captain’s Choice Event, the team of Heather DePalma-Spivey, P-Daber, Tammie Drew and Richard Long won handily.
The team of Clarence Hobart, Ty Cobb and JD placed second.
DePalma-Spivey had the longest putt, while Claude Honeycutt had the closest putt.
The American Legion Gene Auten Memorial Golf Tournament was played in Corbin Hills on Friday.
Winners of the first fight: Kip Honeycutt, Camden Honeycutt, Ryan Honeycutt, Marshall Beard (score of 54)
Second Flight Winners: Barry Curlee, Wayne Kluttz, Tommy Lambert, Lynn Shook (60)
Third Flight Winners: Steve Thomas, Rip Collins, Jim Murphy, Charlie Langlais (66)
The closest winners to the pins were Justin Miller (No. 2), Yut Sukkasem (No. 5), Todd Johnson (No. 13) and Clay Swaim (No. 16).
The longest putt on No. 9 was by Steve Thompson.
Richmond’s Michael Childress shot 73-75-71 in the MacDonald Cup played in New Haven, Conn. He tied for 34th place with 9 out of 9.
Georgia freshman Sutton Webb (Salisbury) suffered a shoulder injury that will likely land her in the redshirt this season.
Kary Hales (Carson) made 24 passes in Catawba’s 3-2 loss to Limestone.