Wheatmore soccer tops Trinity, 2-0
WHEATMORE 2, TRINITY 0
TRINITY — Maddy Myers and Candice Lockhart scored goals as Wheatmore blanked PAC-6 2A rival Trinity 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Ruthie Spencer dished as assist for the Warriors (14-3-2, 6-0), while Cora Weeks made eight saves in Wheatmore goal.
Wheatmore visits Randleman on Monday at 6 p.m.
EAST DAVIDSON 2, WEST DAVIDSON 1
TYRO – Jessica Ferguson and Taylor McPhatter scored goals as East Davidson edged West Davidson 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Maddie Hallman dished two assists for the Golden Eagles (9-5-1, 7-2 Central Carolina 2A Conference). Taylor Bell made seven saves in goal for East, which plays host to Salisbury on Monday in Senior Night. This match will determine second place in the CCC regular-season standings.
WESTCHESTER 2, SALEM BAPTIST 1
WINSTON-SALEM — Meghan Ingram scored two goals to help lead Westchester Country Day past host Salem Baptist 2-1 in its Triad Athletic Conference regular-season finale Wednesday.
Avery Keefe had the assist on both goals, as Maddie Dyson made seven saves in goal for the Wildcats (1-10-3, 2-7-3 TAC), who led 1-0 at halftime and 2-0 early in the second half.
Westchester plays next in the TAC tournament Tuesday at the higher seed.
BISHOP 11, MOUNT AIRY 2
MOUNT AIRY — Samantha Walsh scored four goals and Lauren Andrysick added two as Bishop McGuinness rolled past Mount Airy for an 11-2 victory late Tuesday.
Gina Koesters, Elizabeth Coyte, Erin O’Rourke, Carrisa Hughes and Caroline Valitutto added one goal each for the Villains (11-3-2). Koesters dished three assists and Katie West made six saves in Bishop goal.
Mount Airy fell to 3-7-1.
WHEATMORE TAKES DOUBLEHEADER
TRINITY — Wheatmore posted two victories on Wednesday to remain undefeated on the season.
The Warriors tamed Trinity 15-0 in four innings in Game 1, then defeated West Davidson 12-2 in six innings in the nightcap.
Morgan Halo tossed all 10 innings to win both contests. Halo finished 3 for 3 with four RBIs in the opener. In the nightcap, Katie Bailiff went 2 for 4 with a triple, Katie Kennedy was 2 for 3 with a triple and Jordan Myers was 2 for 2.
Wheatmore (22-0, 9-0 PAC-6 2A) plays host to T.W. Andrews for Senior Night today at 6 p.m.
NORTH DAVIDSON 4, LEDFORD 1
WALLBURG — North Davidson edged Ledford 4-1 in nonconference action on Wednesday night.
Jessie Hayworth went 2 for 3 for the Panthers (13-8, 7-2 in MPC 3A play), while losing pitcher Megan Everhart finished 1 for 2, Bayleigh Griffith was 1 for 3, Destiny DeBerry was 1 for 3 with a double and stolen base, and Erin Crotts was 1 for 4.
Ledford plays host to Asheboro for Senior Night today at 7 p.m. in the Panthers’ regular-season finale.
LEDFORD SOFTBALL SKILLS CAMP
WALLBURG — The Panther Softball Skills Camp, hosted by Ledford High School coaching staff and players, is set for Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ledford High School softball field for all girls in grades k-8th grade. Cost is $50 dollars, which includes camp insurance and camp T-shirt. Campers be sure to bring your glove and a bag lunch, if we have rain the camp will be indoors (gym, indoor batting cage); for more information email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEATMORE 5, RANDLEMAN 3
RANDLEMAN — Chase Saunders struck out 14 in a complete-game effort as Wheatmore edged Randleman 5-3 late Tuesday.
Saunders also went 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Warriors (12-8), who play host to T.W. Andrews today at 6 p.m.
Gareth McKee finished 2 for 3 for Wheatmore, while Devon Holbrook was 1 for 4 with an RBI.
EAST DAVIDSON 2, SALISBURY 1 (10 INNINGS)
SALISBURY — East Davidson outlasted Salisbury for a 2-1 Central Carolina 2A Conference victory late Tuesday.
The Golden Eagles (17-2, 9-0) clinched the outright league regular-season title.
Braxton Shetley of East pitched the first eight innings, allowing two hits and one run with 13 strikeouts.
Nick Williams worked the final two innings to get the win.
East scored an unearned run in the fourth. Trevor Jones led off the inning with a base hit to left field. Tyler Stroup bunted him to second. With two outs, Jones went to third on a pitch in the dirt and scored on an errant throw. Salisbury scored in a similar fashion in the sixth.
In the 10th, Ryan McIntire led off with a walk. Kelvin Pena pinch-ran and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Avery Bowles bunted Pena to third. With one out, Josh Craven hit a sacrifice fly to right field scoring Pena.
TRINITY PLAYERS TAKE PAC-6 2A TOURNEY TITLES
HIGH POINT — Trinity players swept the singles and doubles titles in the PAC-6 2A tournament that ended Wednesday at T.W. Andrews.
The Bulldogs’ David Ryu took the singles crown, while Chase Pruitt and Hunter Dean won the doubles crown.
All three players will be competing at the NCHSAA 2A regionals on May 3-4 in Reidsville.
Also qualifying in singles were Nate Hammett from Wheatmore and Evan Hager from Randleman.
Also qualifying in doubles were Lovell-Musgrave from Wheatmore and Gregson-Troxler from Randleman.
For Andrews, Scott Martin and Muhammad Mansour posted first-round singles victories.
PTC 4A TOURNAMENT
HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford’s Austin Lynk and Danny Gillespie captured the doubles title in the Piedmont Triad 4A Tournament on Wednesday.
The event was played at Southwest Guilford.
Lynk/Gillespie defeated Northwest Guilford’s Jonathan Fuchs/Eric Rhyne 6-1, 6-2 in one semifinal, while Matt Tutton/Tripp Smith of High Point Central) downed Northwest’s Tony Oh/Matt Garner 2-6, 6-0, 10-7 in the other semifinal.
Lynk/Gillespie topped Tutton/Smith 6-3, 6-4 for the title. Central’s Sam Utley/Carter Gay received the automatic bid to the NCHSAA 4A regionals on May 3-4 at Page as the number one seed from the conference.
Oh/Garner def. Fuchs/Rhyne 6-4, 6-3 in the third-place doubles match.
In the singles semifinals, Kyle Scott of Northwest defeated Southwest’s Brian Jobe 6-0, 6-2, while Central’s Robert Tutton beat Ragsdale’s Steven Walsh 6-1, 6-3.
Scott downed Tutton 6-2, 6-3 for the title, while Jobe beat Walsh 6-3, 6-2 for third place.
Kyle Schlanger of Northwest received the automatic bid as the number one seed from the conference.
BISHOP BOYS EXCEL IN NORTHWEST CONFERENCE TOURNEY
Bishop McGuinness’ boys tennis team had six players qualify for the NCHSAA Western Regional Individual Tournament by virtue of strong efforts in Wednesday’s Northwest 1A/2A Conference Tournament.
In singles, Bishop’s Ben Jandzinski and Jonathan Ingram qualified by finishing second and third in the conference tourney. Jandzinski lost in the finals to Mitch Kessler of Mt Airy, 6-1, 6-0. Ingram won the consolation match for third place, beating Caenan Johnson of East Surry 7-5, 6-3.
In doubles, both Bishop boys teams advanced to the finals of the conference tourney. Kevin Weckworth and Sam McLaughry took the championship, beating teammates John Abram and Zack Jones 6-2, 6-3.
Both doubles teams should get high seeds in the regionals being played at Wake Forest University Tennis Center on May 3-4.
Bishop also begins the dual team state tournament on April 30, hosting a first-round match against a wild card opponent to be determined.
AT BLAIR PARK
HIGH POINT — High Point Central and Eastern Guilford played a match Wednesday that was postponed by rain from earlier this season.
The Bison carded 167 over the par-37 layout. Eastern did not post a team score, but the Wildcats’ Tristan Lough was medalist at 37.
For the Bison, Kasey Nichols and Josh Benton carded 41s, while William Stanton shot 42 and Mathew Benton 43.
Central joins the rest of the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference for Monday’s 18-hole regular-season finale on Monday at 12:30 p.m. at Oak Hollow. Northwest Guilford leads the cumulative season standings at 1,031, followed by the Bison at 1,033.
AT WILLOW CREEK
HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford captured Wednesday’s three-team match at par-36 Willow Creek on Wednesday.
The Cowboys carded 165, followed by Forbush at 178 and Ledford at 180.
Southwest’s Devin Lanier earned medalist honors at 39, while teammate Drew Adams shot 40, Zach Lance carded 41 and Ryan Hardy shot 425.
For the Panthers, Parker Hughes shot 42, Ryan McClellan recorded 44 and Anthony Bradley and Zack Gillaim shot 47s.
NW GUILFORD 17, HP CENTRAL 6
HIGH POINT — Northwest Guilford’s girls downed High Point Central 17-6 on Wednesday at Simeon Stadium.
Sadie Weston and Victoria Mitchell scored two goals each for the Bison, while Isabel Sprinkles and Sarah Mitchell had one goal apiece. Crystal Murphy made nine saves in goal for Central, while Morgan Rainey had seven.
In a late match, Page defeated Central 14-10. Victoria Mitchell scored five goals, while Courtney Hazen added three and Virginia Hernandez and Sarah Mitchell had one each. Murphy recorded 16 saves on goal.