Wheatmore volleyball advances to regional semis
Wheatmore defeated visiting Carrboro 25-15, 25-19, 22-25, 17-25, 15-9 on Thursday in the third round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs.
Kelly Davis had 51 assists and five aces for the Warriors (25-1), the top seed from the PAC-6, while Georgia Garrison had 21 kills and five digs, Kathryn Johnson had 19 kill and 16 digs, and Davey Albertson had 12 kills and six blocks.
Emily Brown added six aces, while Casey Hawkins had 10 digs, and Allie Grubb had five kills and five blocks.
Wheatmore, in the regional semifinals for the first time, will visit East Duplin (22-0, No. 1 East Central) on Saturday. If it were to win, its next match would be at home Tuesday against either South Granville or Southern Vance.
N. STOKES DEF. BISHOP
DANBURY — Bishop McGuinness fell to host North Stokes 20-25, 25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 15-11 on Thursday in the third round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs.
Julia Brown had 27 kills and 51 digs for the Villains (17-6, No. 3 Northwest), while Jessica Brandewie (nine kills, 17 assists, 17 digs) and Julie Dorosiewicz (eight kills, 59 digs) also led a host of strong performances.
North Stokes (18-6, No. 1 Northwest) will play Starmount in the regional semifinals.
GLENN 1, RAGSDALE 0
KERNERSVILLE — Christian Zavala scored off an assist by Elijah Womie for the lone score of the game, as Glenn topped visiting Ragsdale 1-0 in Piedmont Triad 4A Conference action Thursday.
Matt Haynes and Evander Silva each made three saves in goal for the Bobcats, while Daniel Kanakanui made six for the Tigers.