Overbey sparks Trojans to four-shot win
AT CEDARWOOD COUNTRY CLUB
CHARLOTTE — Cecily Overbey shot a sizzling 2-under 34 to earn medalist honors as Wesleyan Christian Academy defeated Charlotte Country Day 137-141 on Thursday at Cedarwood Country Club.
Also for the Trojans, Erica Hamilton carded 49 and Erika Peck shot 54.
Wesleyan competes in the 18-hole NCISAA 3A state championship at Pine Needles in Southern Pines on Monday.
SW GUILFORD 1, EAST FORSYTH 0
KERNERSVILLE — Andrew Gullickson scored the long goal as Southwest Guilford blanked East Forsyth 1-0 late Thursday.
Kyle Shina made five saves for the Cowboys (14-3-2, 5-3 Piedmont Triad 4A Conference).
Southwest plays host to Northwest Guilford on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
CALDWELL ACADEMY DEF. WESTCHESTER
HIGH POINT — Caldwell Academy defeated Westchester Country Day School 19-25, 20-25, 25-22, 25-18 in the semifinals of the TAC 2A tournament late Thursday.
NORTHWEST 1A MEET AT BEESON PARK
KERNERSVILLE — Bishop McGuinness’ boys and girls raced to Northwest 1A Conference cross-country titles at Beeson Park late Thursday.
The Villain boys won with 25 points, followed by Walkertown at 53, North Stokes at 58, Mount Airy at 116 and Atkins at 117.
Bishop’s girls prevailed with 15 points, followed by North Stokes at 49.
Bishop’s Jack Brannan won the boys race in 17:00.47, with teammate Bryan Soltis second in 17:21.72. Also for the Villain boys, Peter Balogh placed fifth in 17:41.47, William Johnson took eighth in 17:53, Zack Jones was ninth in 17:54.41, Scott Debrecht was 11th in 18:23.18 and Caleb Carmichael was 15th in 19:05.84.
Mount Airy’s Kirsten Parries won the girls race in 19:03.87. For Bishop’s girls, Carly Kreber placed second in 19:19.02, Bailey Seach took third in 19:59.02, Claire McDonough captured fourth in 20:26.58, Lexi Weidman was fifth in 20:53.92, Sarah Grace Johnson notched seventh in 21:00.68, Sarah Ann Craven was eighth in 21:23.52 and Molly Garner took 10th in 21:57.27.
The top 10 finishers in each race earned all-conference honors. Bishop’s Robert Youtz garnered league coach of the year accolades.
MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
WESLEYAN DEF. GREENSBORO DAY
WINSTON-SALEM — Second-seeded Wesleyan Christian Academy downed third-seeded Greensboro Day School 25-17, 25-18 in the semifinals of the PACIS middle school volleyball tournament on Thursday at Calvary Baptist.
Sarah Bailey served three aces for the Trojans (11-2) and Eliza Jane Stamey served two aces. Wesleyan plays top-seeded High Point Christian today at 5 for the title. For more on HPCA’s Thursday semifinal win, see B3.
WHEATMORE CAPTURES PAC-6 2A TOURNEY TITLE
TRINITY — Kelly Davis led a balanced attack with 31 assists, five digs, five service points and two kills as top-seeded Wheatmore downed Providence Grove 25-14, 25-15, 25-7 in the PAC-6 2A tournament title match on Wednesday night.
Georgia Garrison collected 16 kills, three digs, three service points and two blocks for the Warriors (22-1), while Kathryn Johnson notched 12 service points, 11 kills, five digs, four assists and three aces. Emily Brown tallied six kills, six service points, a block and an ace for WHS, while Davey Albertson finished with 14 service points, five kills, four blocks and three aces.
Allie Grubb notched five kills and four blocks for Wheatmore, while Casey Hawkins had six digs, five service points and three aces and Kelly McCrary had three service points and an ace.
Wheatmore plays a home first-round playoff match on Saturday, Opponent and time are to be determined.
ASHEBORO DEF. LEDFORD
ASHEBORO — Asheboro outlasted Ledford for a 25-13, 22-25, 19-25, 25-23, 15-12 victory in the Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference tournament late Wednesday.
Alyssa Doby paced the Panthers with 27 assists, 12 service points and two aces, while Alis Styer had 10 service points, five digs and two aces. Jessie Hayworth finished with 10 service points, eight digs, seven kills and two aces. Kayla Leach tallied 10 kills for Ledford, while Tori Farlow had 14 digs.
Ledford will travel to Lee County for an NCHSAA 3A first-round playoff game on Saturday. Opponent and time are to be determined.
BISHOP PLAYERS EARN NORTHWEST 1A ACCOLADES
Bishop McGuinness’ Jessica Brandewie earned Northwest 1A Conference player of the year honors, while the Villains’ Missi Brandewie took league coach of the year accolades.
Bishop’s Brandewie, Julia Brown, Tia Cappuccio, Julia Dorosiewicz and Julia Kane were named first-team all-conference, while Olivia Bunemann and Delaney Findling received honorable mention all-league honors.
Brandewie also earned a spot on the conference all-tournament team.
THOMASVILLE 4, NORTH ROWAN 0
SPENCER — Zach Zaneghi served in goal for the shutout as Thomasville topped North Rowan 4-0 in Central Carolina 2A Conference action late Wednesday.
Isai Ocampo, Alexis Sifuentes, Jafet Hernandez and Enrique Solis scored for the Bulldogs (3-4 in conference).
PAC-6 2A MEET
RANDLEMAN — Randleman’s boys and girls cruised to PAC-6 2A victories late Wednesday.
The Tiger boys won with 19 points, followed by Wheatmore at 57, Trinity at 84, Providence Grove at 93 and T.W. Andrews at 128.
The Tiger girls prevailed with 30 points, followed by Wheatmore at 71, Providence Grove at 74 and Trinity at 108. Andrews did not post a team score.
Randleman’s Trevor Deaton won the boys race in 17:54, while the Tigers’ Kaleigh Burrows took the girls race in 21:43.
For Wheatmore’s boys, Jeremiah Monroe placed second in 18:18, while Madison Fountain took eighth in 19:26, Ian York was 12th in 20:49, Adam Davis was 17th in 22:15 and Alex Millikan was 18th in 22:23.
For the Warrior girls, Alexis Rowell placed eighth in 23:52, with Payton Moore 14th in 25:09, Katherine Cromer 15th in 25:15, Jennifer Williams 16th in 26:09 and Shelby Monroe 18th in 27:08.
The top 11 boys and girls earned all-conference honors.