Cowboys top Villains 9-4 in lacrosse
SW GUILFORD 9, BISHOP 4
HIGH POINT — Justin Warnock scored three goals and Justin Sampson and Aaron Hill added two each as Southwest Guilford edged Bishop McGuinness 9-4 in boys lacrosse on Thursday night.
Travis O’Connor and Jeff Buctan had one goal each for the Cowboys, who got three assists apiece from Michael Quada and Reece Parillo, two from O’Connor and one from Josh Brown.
For the Villains, Cameron Bradford, Max Leftwich, Sean Hammacher and Tom Valle had one goal each. Collin Ferrera dished two assists and Leftwich one. Riley Furr made seven saves in goal for Bishop.
GRIMSLEY BOYS 14, HP CENTRAL 1
GREENSBORO — Grimsley’s boys downed High Point Central 14-1 on Thursday night.
Stephen Smith scored off an assist by Parker Ford. Jacob Freeman made seven saves in goal for Central (2-7), which plays at Glenn on Monday at 7 p.m.
EAST DAVIDSON 5, CENTRAL DAVIDSON 3
THOMASVILLE — Avery Bowles struck out eight in a complete-game eight-hitter as East Davidson edged Central Carolina 5-3 in Central Carolina 2A Conference action on Thursday.
Bowles also went 2-for-3 with a three-run double in the sixth inning for the Golden Eagles (14-2, 6-0). Nathan Campbell finished 3-for-4 for East, while Ryan McIntyre and Tyler Stroup homered for the Golden Eagles.
Central fell to 3-10, 2-4.
East plays host to West Davidson on Monday at 7 p.m.
WESLEYAN 5, GREENSBORO DAY 0
HIGH POINT — Lane Kowalski went 2-for-3 with two singles and two RBIs and Hayden Manuel finished 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs as Wesleyan Christian Academy blanked Greensboro Day School 5-0 on Thursday at Ed Price Field.
Johnny Rollins (3-1) tossed six innings of three-hit ball with six strikeouts and no walks. Jared Bruce worked a scoreless seventh. Greg White went 2-for-2 at the plate for Wesleyan, which plays at Greensboro Day today at 5 p.m.
HP CENTRAL 8, GRIMSLEY 1
HIGH POINT — High Point Central topped Grimsley 8-1 on Thursday.
Sam Utley, Matt Tutton, Carter Gay, Tripp Smith and Alex Hill won in singles for the Bison (15-2). Utley-Gay, M. Tutton-Smith and Robert Tutton-Matt Amos prevailed in doubles.
Central plays host to Southwest Guilford on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
LEDFORD 7, NORTH DAVIDSON 2
WALLBURG — Ledford stopped North Davidson 7-2 in nonconference action on Thursday.
Rick Ydrovo, Jackson Somers, Erik McSwain, Will Harrington and Matt Hartzell won in singles for the Panthers (13-3). Landon McGinn-Somers and McSwain-Harrington prevailed in doubles for Ledford, which visits North Forsyth on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
AMERICAN HEBREW 5, WESTCHESTER 4
HIGH POINT — American Hebrew Academy edged Westchester Country Day School 5-4 on Thursday.
Adam Chinnasami and Baxter Bruggeworth won in singles for the Wildcats. Hunter Heinbach-Bruggeworth and George Heath-Govind Harish prevailed in doubles for WCDS, which plays at Durham Academy today.
NORTHERN GUILFORD 5, SW GUILFORD 4
HIGH POINT — Northern Guilford nipped Southwest Guilford 5-4 on Thursday.
Austin Lynk, Danny Gillespie and Steven Michel won in singles for the Cowboys (9-6). Lynk-Gillespie prevailed in doubles. Northern improved to 11-2.
SW GUILFORD 4, W. GUILFORD 1
GREENSBORO – Kylie Jones scored two goals to lead Southwest Guilford to a 4-1 victory over host Western Guilford on Thursday.
Samantha Wang and Kristan Edwards added a score apiece for the Cowgirls (7-2-3). Maggie Clark had two assists while Hannah Burnette was credited with one. Loren sterling snared four saves in goal.
Southwest goes to North Davidson today.
RAGSDALE 10, PARKLAND 1
JAMESTOWN — Montana Flemming scored three goals and dished an assist as Ragsdale rolled past Parkland 10-1 on Thursday night.
Lauren Whitaker added two goals for the Tigers, while Erica Oakley, Jensen Griffin, Hensley Erath, Emily Pfister and Erin Rine had one goal apiece. Lindsay Kubrick dished three assists, while Kelly McCain, Jane Boyce, Lauren Culler, Emily Topping and Pfister added one assist each.
Morgan Klenske and Rine combined for two saves in goal for Ragsdale.
EAST DAVIDSON 9, THOMASVILLE 0
THOMASVILLE — Madison Hallman tallied three goals and dished an assist as East Davidson blitzed Thomasville 9-0 in Central Carolina 2A Conference action on Thursday night.
Jessica Ferguson struck for two goals and two assists and Chloe Yarbrough added a goal and two assists for the Golden Eagles (5-4-1, 4-1). Erin Hemrick, Lindsey Reedy and Brandy Underwood had a goal each. Lori Morgan dished two assists and Carly Murphy made one. Taylor Bell recorded six saves in goal for East, which plays at Lexington on Monday at 7 p.m.
EAST FORSYTH 9, HP CENTRAL 0
KERNERSVILLE — East Forsyth downed High Point Central 9-0 in Piedmont Triad 4A Conference action on Thursday night.
The Bison are 3-8, 1-6. Central plays host to Northwest Guilford on Thursday.
AT GREENSBORO COUNTRY CLUB FARM COURSE
GREENSBORO — Westchester Country Day School’s Thomas Walsh and Hardin Councill shared medalist honors at one-over 36 as the Wildcats defeated Caldwell Academy 151-163 on Thursday.
Tommy Frungillo carded 39 for WCDS, while Jacob Allison shot 40.
Westchester competes in a TAC match on Monday at 4 p.m. at Alamance Country Club.
AT BLAIR PARK
HIGH POINT — Northwest Guilford edged High Point Central by three strokes in Thursday’s Piedmont Triad 4A Conference match at Blair Park.
The Vikings carded 147 over the par-37 layout, followed by the Bison at 150, East Forsyth, Glenn and Southwest Guilford at 163, Ragsdale at 176 and Parkland at 237.
Four golfers shared medalist honors at 35 — Central’s Justin Franklin and Harrison Frye, Glenn’s Trevor Blevins and Northwest’s Drew Johnson.
Central’s other counting scores were Matthew Krawczyk at 39 and Ryan Eskew at 41.
For the Cowboys, Devin Lanier led the way at 37, with Drew Adams at 41.
For Ragsdale, David Song led the way at 40 with Mike Hukill and Justin Brown at 45.
Another PTC 4A match is scheduled for Monday at Pine Knolls.
WHEATMORE 17, CARVER 0
TRINITY — Carrie Beckham and Katie Bailiff had 4 RBIs each as Wheatmore tripped visiting Carver 17-0 in a PAC-6 2A contest stopped after three innings because of the mercy rule Thursday.
Beckham was 2-for-2 with a double while Bailiff hit a three-run home run. Nicole Hunter and Jessica Myers each went 1-for-1 and drove in an RBI.
Winning pitcher Morgan Halo tossed a one-hitter and struck out seven.
Wheatmore (17-0, 6-0 PAC6) travels to Atkins on Tuesday.
EAST DAVIDSON 15, LEXINGTON 0
HIGH POINT — Morgan Gallimore hit two inside-the-park home runs as East Davidson crushed Lexington 15-0 on Thursday.
Other leading hitters for the Golden Eagles include Selena Metcalf (3 for 3), Shelby Efird (2 for 3) and Morgan Key (2 for 2).
East goes to Thomasville on Tuesday.
SW RANDOLPH 13, GLENN 3
FARMER — Southwestern Randolph topped visiting Glenn 13-3 in five innings in a nonconference game Wednesday in Farmer.
Tracy Haynes had two hits while Ashley Hurd had a hit and two RBIs for the Bobcats. Taylor Strassburg and Breanna Murphy also each had a hit.
Michaela Smith took the loss in the circle, as Southwestern Randolph scored 11 runs in the first inning.
TRINITY 9, WEST DAVIDSON 7 (8)
TYRO — Trinity scored two runs in the top of the eighth and defeated West Davidson 9-7 in nonconference action on Thursday.
Susan Yates led off the inning with a single. Johna Mizzi then delivered an RBI double for the go-ahead run and then scored on an RBI single off the bat of Bailey Andrews.
Noelle Butler went all the way on the mound for the Bulldogs. She struck out nine, allowed eight hits and walked three.
Mizzi was 4-for-5 with three doubles. Andrews finished 3-for-5 with two RBIs. Yates was 3-for-5 with an RBI.
Katie Latta was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Trinity (10-5) plays host to T. Wingate Andrews on Tuesday at 5 p.m/
AT OAK HOLLOW
HIGH POINT - Wesleyan carded a 158 for a 14-stroke victory over visiting Davidson Day on Thursday at Oak Hollow.
Chase Cranford led the Trojans was a 2-over-par 38 as he took medalist honors. Other counting scorers for Wesleyan included Nick Ceballero (39), Jordan Smith (39) and Blake Davis (42).
Wesleyan will host a PACIS match at Oak Hollow on Tuesday.
AT BISHOP MCGUINNESS
KERNERSVILLE — South Stokes swept a three-team meet Thursday at Bishop McGuinness.
The Saura girls finished with 108 points followed by North Surry (22) and the Villains (8).
Sarah Grace Johnson scored the only first-place finish for Bishop, taking the 800 meters in 2:40.6.
South Stokes took the boys meet with 125 points. North Surry had 41 and Bishop five. Peter McDonough came away with the highest finish for Bishop, placing third in 800.
AT HIGH POINT ATHLETIC COMPLEX
HIGH POINT - High Point Christian edged Wesleyan in the boys portion of a meet on Thursday at the High Point Athletic Center.
HPCA finished with 90.5 points to 75.5 for the Trojans.
Salem Academy won the girls meet with 98.5 points. HPCA was second with 67, followed by Wesleyan (60.5) and Gaston Christian (5).
TRI-TEAM MEET AT SW GUILFORD
HIGH POINT — High Point Central won the boys team total while Southwest Guilford finished second in the girls total during a tri-team meet late Wednesday at Southwest Guilford.
In the boys event, Central totaled 76.5 points, followed by Parkland with 54 and Southwest Guilford with 46.5. In the girls event, Parkland won with 70 points, trailed by Southwest Guilford with 56 and Central with 34.
Winning for the Bison boys were Tofik Gebre (3200, 11:45.20), Kavin Logan (300 hurdles, 45.50), Justin Johnson ( 110 hurdles, 15.80), Kevin Green (long jump, 20-3; triple jump, 42-10), David Wiggins (discus, 104-3), Brandon Whitlock (shot put, 38-10.50) and Harold Jarrell (pole vault, 8-0), plus the 4x200 relay (1:33.50).
For the Central girls, winners were Mason Kepley (1600, 6:07.10; 800, 2:33.30) and Niara Jeffries (long jump, 15-3), plus the 4x800 relay (11.29.10).
Winning for the Cowgirls were Khadka Simran (3200, 15:25.30), Destiny Davis (300 hurdles, 47.90), Alana Johnson (triple jump, 32-10) and Amara Ialovelli (discus, 70-1; shot put, 24-0), plus the 4x200 (1.53.30) and 4x100 relays (52.40).
For the Southwest boys, winners were Jeremiah Brown (200, 22.50) and Nolan Patrick (800, 2:06.90), plus the 4x100 relay (43.60).
NCHSAA HALL OF FAME CEREMONIES SATURDAY
CHAPEL HILL — An event that has become a highlight of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association year is scheduled for Saturday.
The annual NCHSAA Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremonies are set for the Friday Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.
Honorees at this year’s event will include:
• Donnie Baxter — Born in Pinehurst and now from Randolph County, Donnie is an outstanding administrator and was a great coach in several sports. He guided Eastern Randolph to a state football championship in 1983 and also coached at Asheboro and Lexington.
• Ronnie Chavis — a lifelong resident of Robeson County who was an outstanding athlete, teacher, coach and administrator there, for many years Ronnie has served as the athletic director of the Public Schools of Robeson County. He has been very active in the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association.
• Lawrence Dunn — Lawrence enjoyed a great coaching career in basketball and baseball as well as other sports at Wake County schools. He won a state 4-A title in women’s basketball at Garner and well over 400 games as head coach in men’s basketball at Athens Drive.
• Doug Henderson — superlative coach in both track and football at several different places in North Carolina, Henderson won an NCHSAA state 3-A football title at Western Guilford, where he coached for 17 seasons, and helped to organize the North Carolina Football Coaches Association.
• Lindsey Page — born and raised in Caswell County, Page went on to teach and coach at Bartlett Yancey High School there. He is best known for an outstanding career as a basketball coach, winning 519 games and a 1988 NCHSAA state men’s basketball title.
• Larry Rhodes — Rhodes grew up in High Point, playing for NCHSAA Hall of Famer Tony Simeon at High Point Central. He became a great coach in basketball and golf in Gaston County, at Ashley High and then at Ashbrook. He earned a total of 336 basketball wins and 10 conference titles.
• Robert Steele — this Hall of Famer grew up in Rowan County and has gone on to coaching excellence there. He has established North Rowan as a track and field powerhouse with a total of 15 NCHSAA state championships in that sport, including five in a row for his men’s teams from 1994 through ’98.
• Jim Taylor — a native of Franklin, Jim coached at Polk Central and then had a tremendous career at Shelby High School, where his football teams won 201 games against just 54 losses and earned a couple of NCHSAA state titles. He has also been an outstanding athletic administrator.
The NCHSAA Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to high school athletics in North Carolina. This marks the 64th induction class for the NCHSAA Hall of Fame, which now numbers 148. Each new inductee will be introduced by a special video presentation and will receive a commemorative NCHSAA Hall of Fame ring in honor of the induction.
“We hope that the communities represented by these outstanding individuals will be present to support those who have meant so much to so many people,” said Davis Whitfield, NCHSAA commissioner. “The Hall of Fame ceremonies have evolved into a first-class event and it is a great opportunity for former players and other supporters of these honorees to gather together.”