HP Christian sweeps Davidson Day

Oct. 10, 2013 @ 11:35 PM

High Point Christian defeated visiting Davidson Day 25-23, 25-17, 25-15 on Thursday night as the Cougars celebrated both their Pink Out event and Senior Night.

Sydney Rowan had 17 kills and 19 digs for HPCA (13-13, 6-3 PACIS 3A), while Taylor Brooks added six kills, and Rachel Cox had 28 assists and 11 digs. Cox and Becca Recchion were the two seniors honored before the match.

The Cougars close out their regular season Tuesday at PACIS 3A rival Wesleyan.

 

SW GUILFORD DEF. HP CENTRAL

HIGH POINT – Southwest Guilford outlasted host High Point Central 25-14, 25-22, 13-25, 25-22 in Piedmont Triad 4A action on Thursday.

Leaders for Central were Hayden Harris (seven kills. five aces, 13 digs and  22 assists) and Ashley McDonald (nine kills).

Central dropped to 7-12 and 2-8 PTC as it ended conference regular-season play. The Bison will return to action in the conference tournament Monday.

 

WHEATMORE DEF. E. RANDOLPH

RAMSEUR — Wheatmore completed its perfect run PAC-6 2A play, clinching its third straight conference title, with a 25-12,

24-16 and 25-15 win against host Eastern Randolph on Thursday.

Kelly Davis had 38 assists, while Kathryn Johnson had 14 kills, five digs and five aces for the Warriors (20-1, 10-0 PAC-6). Georgia Garrison also had 11 kills and five digs.

Allie Grubb added eight kills, while Emily Brown had six kills, and Casey Hawkins had five digs.

Wheatmore will play again in next week’s PAC-6 tournament, beginning Monday evening.

 

W. DAVIDSON DEF. E. DAVIDSON, 

THOMASVILLE — West Davidson swept host East Davidson 25-21, 25-22, 25-11 in Central Carolina 2A play Thursday.

Taylor McPhatter had seven kills for East, while Taylor Moretz had five kills. East dropped to 5-13, 4-7 in the CCC.

 

TRINITY DEF. T.W. ANDREWS

TRINITY —  Trinity swept visiting T.W. Andrews in a PAC-6 2A match on Thursday. Game scores were 25-23, 25-14, 25-8.

Leaders for the Bulldogs included Michaela Watkins (six aces) and Casey Davis (four aces, five kills).

Trinity finished the regular season 13-7 overall and 6-4 in the conference.

 

THOMASVILLE DEF. LEXINGTON

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville defeated Lexington 25-12, 25-15, 23-25, 25-15 in a Central Carolina 2A match on Thursday.

Leaders for the Bullodgs (2-16, 2-8 CCC) included Christina Coleman (four aces, three kills and two blocks), Megan Kinley (five aces), Alexus Nelson (five aces), Shakemia Matthews (three kills), Jashana Thomas (10 kills, seven service points) and Lisa Burgess (three aces).

 

NORTH STOKES DEF. BISHOP

KERNERSVILLE — North Stoles defeated Bishop McGuinness in three sets Thursday.

Tia Cappuccio had 37 digs for the Villains, while Julie Dorosiewicz was credited with 29, and Julia Kane had 26.

 

RAGSDALE DEF. GLENN

JAMESTOWN — Ragsdale swept visiting Glenn 25-18, 25-13, 25-19 on Thursday to clinch second place in the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference.

Bojo Jada had nine kills and five blocks for the Tigers (15-6, 7-3 PTC), while Mikayla Pettyjohn added seven kills and six blocks. Pettyjohn, Rachel Lempp and Tessa Platek were the seniors honored during Thursday’s match.

Ragsdale earned a first-round bye in the PTC tournament next week and will face the winner of the No. 3 vs. No. 6 match on Tuesday at 5 p.m. It will host the semifinals and the finals Tuesday and Wednesday.

 

TENNIS

MID-PIEDMONT 3A TOURNAMENT

GREENSBORO — Two doubles teams from Ledford reached the semifinals during Thursday’s Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference tournament, which was originally scheduled for Asheboro High but moved to the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.

Sarah Richardson-Katie Wilson and Elizabeth Stroup-Taylor Freeman each won two matches Thursday, thereby automatically advancing to next weekend’s individual regionals in Burlington. Because of the last-minute venue change, due to the weather, the semifinals and finals will conclude next week.

The Panthers will also play their first-round matchup in the dual-team state tournament on Tuesday at home against an opponent to be determined.

 

MT. AIRY 5, BISHOP 3

Mount Airy edged Bishop McGuinness 5-3 on Thursday in a playoff for a spot in the state 1A dual-team tournament.

Kyndall Cortes, Anna Owen and Anna Petrangeli won singles matches for the Villains.

 

HP CHRISTIAN 8, DAVIDSON DAY

HIGH POINT — High Point Christian cruised past visiting Davidson Day 8-1 in PACIS 3A play Thursday.

Mariana Gamboa, Andrea Lo, Madison Yates, Alexa Dickerson, Allie Cole and Lauren Kuhnly won in singles for the Cougars, while Lo-Kuhnly and Yates-Cole were victorious in doubles.

 

SOCCER

CALDWELL 3, WESTCHESTER 0

GREENSBORO – Caldwell stopped Westchester 3-0 in the semifinals of the TAC tournament Thursday at Åmerican Hebrew Academy.

Westchester dropped to 10-6 and must wait until to Wednesday to learn if it has a berth in the state playoffs.

 

BISHOP 9, WALKERTOWN 0

WALKERTOWN – Luke Vanore fashioned a hat trick to help lead Bishop McGuinnes to a 9-0 win over Walkertown on Thursday in Northwest 1A Conference play.

Andrew Balogh scored twice for the Villains (6-8-1, 4-3), which had an own goal among its scoring, Will Webster, Sean Casper and Logan Smith added a goal each for Bishop. Richard Vanore had three assists while Casper contributed two.

 

TRINITY 5, T.W. ANDREWS 0

TRINITY — Joel Villa, Eddie Torreblanca, Cameron Bazen, Hunter Dean and Daniel Newcomer eached scored a goal for Trinity in a 5-0 victory over T.W. Andrews on Thursday.

Newcomer, Dean and Matthew Cox each had an assist for the Bulldogs.

 

SW GUILFORD 4, GLENN 2

KERNERSVILLE — Southwest Guilford held off host Glenn 4-2 in a Piedmont Triad 4A Conference match Thursday.

Mitchell Gardner, Holden Hmiel, Nick Lugo and Will Burns each scored once for the Cowboys (12-3-2, 4-3 PTC), who led 1-0 at halftime before scoring back-to-back goals and hung on after the Bobcats cut it to one.

Lugo and Andrew Gullickson each had an assist, while Kyle Shina made five saves in goal. Southwest plays again Tuesday at home against Ragsdale.

 

RAGSDALE 3, NORTHWEST GUILFORD 3

GREENSBORO — Ragsdale tied state-ranked No. 9 Northwest Guilford 3-3 on Thursday.

Julian Montoya scored twice for the Tigers (5-9-3, 0-5-1 PTC), while Enrique Gudino scored once. Chris Kerr had an assist, while in goal Daniel Kanakanui made 10 saves.

Ragsdale plays again Tuesday at Southwest Guilford.

 

GOLF

AT MEADOWLANDS

WALLBURG — Meghan Holbrooks shot an even-par 36, as Ledford posted the top four scores to beat North Davidson 119-148 on Thursday.

Alexis Kershaw followed with a 39 for the Panthers, while Julia Carroll and Kelsey Leach each shot 44.

Ledford plays again Monday at Meadowlands in its last conference match of the season.

 

LATE WEDNESDAY

VOLLEYBALL

TRINITY DEF. SOUTH DAVIDSON

DENTON — Trinity cruised to a 25-15, 25-16, 25-16 victory over South Davidson late Wednesday.

Shay Fielder recorded 11 service points and three aces for the Bulldogs. She also led Trinity in assists. Kaitlyn Green notched 10 service points and three aces for Trinity, while Casey Davis collected nine service points and four aces and led the Bulldogs at the net.

 

ASHEBORO DEF. LEDFORD

ASHEBORO — Asheboro outlasted Ledford for a 25-12, 25-27, 20-25, 25-21, 15-9 Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference victory late Wednesday.

Jessie Hayworth recorded 14 service points, nine kills and two aces for the Panthers (8-3 in conference), while Alis Styer tallied nine service points and two aces, Sierra Walker totaled nine kills and eight blocks and Kayla Leach registered eight kills.

Also for Ledford, Tori Farlow made 16 digs, Sierra Cefali notched 12 digs and Alyssa Doby dished 32 assists.

 

TENNIS

PTC 4A TOURNAMENT

HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford’s Maggie Jermyn finished second in the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference tournament that ended late Wednesday at Southwest.

Jermyn defeated Northwest Guilford’s Madeline Bagby 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals before falling 6-3, 6-2 to Northwest’s Ellie Hogan in the finals.

Hogan downed Ragsdale’s Madison Harmon 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal. Harmon topped Bagby 4-6, 7-5, 10-0 to earn the No. 3 seed from the PTC for the upcoming NCHSAA 4A regonals.

In doubles, Ragsdale’s Maggie Lawrence and Abby DeBerry took the title, stopping Northwest’s Joelle Fuchs and Jasmine Fuchs 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 in the final. The Fuchs sisters downed High Point Central’s Kristen Biddle and Eva Ellenburg 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals.

Northwest’s Isabella Wong-Lindsey McGuirk edged Biddle-Ellenburg 6-2, 6-4 in a match to determine the third and fourth PTC doubles seeds for the upcoming NCHSAA 4A regionals.

 

SOCCER

SOUTHERN GUILFORD 1, LEDFORD 1

GREENSBORO — Ledford and Southern Guilford battled to a 1-1 tie late Wednesday.

Allen Gamez scored off an assist by Amilcar Martinez for the Storm (5-9-5, 2-3-4 Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference). Cesar Ruiz made nine saves in goal for Southern.

 

CROSS-COUNTRY

AT PROVIDENCE GROVE

CLIMAX — Wheatmore’s boys and girls finished second in a five-team meet that ended late Wednesday.

Randleman’s boys and girls took the team victories.

Randleman’s Kaleigh Burrow won the girls race in 21:21, while the Tigers’ Trevor Deaton captured the boys race in 17:36.

For Wheatmore’s boys, Jeremiah Monroe finished second in 17:44, with Madison Fountain sixth in 18:56, Ian York 12th in 19:57, Adam Davis 22nd in 21:12, and Alex Millikan 27th in 22:16. All recorded personal-best times.

For the Warrior girls, Alexis Rowell earned fifth in a personal-best 22:42, followed by Jennifer Williams in 12th in 24:28, Katherine Cromer in 13th in 24:32, Payton Moore in 14th in 24:59, and Shelby Monroe in 19th in 26:58.