Middle School Soccer
The Lady Wildcats improved their record to 4-1, 3-0 in the county, by defeating West Lincoln 2-0 Tuesday.
Ashton Ritter scored the first goal in the first half.
“Ashton has moved into a starting position and has become a leader in the midfield”, said Wildcatsâ€™ head coach Greg Pituch.
Monserrat Perez scored an assurance goal in the second half assisted by Maria Jimenez.
“Both girls hustled down the field and mixed up the defense, Monserrat scored but Maria deserves just as much credit for setting her up”, added Pituch.
Kelsey and Stephanie Brown recorded the shutout in goal for the Wildcats. Morgan Wolf, Kendria Chit-Kin and Megan Wallace were cited for playing excellent defense.
High School Tennis
The Lincolnton Wolves tennis team fell to Mountain Valley Conference 2A frontrunner Wilkes Central 8-1 on Monday.
Jason Martin picked up the lone win for the Wolves playing at No. 3 defeating Jay Snipes 6-3, 6-3.
Wolves head coach Chris Hoffman was not pleased with his teamâ€™s performance.
â€œWe knew Wilkes is a good team, but I expected our players to â€˜get upâ€™ for this match. Instead we took a sound whooping,â€ he said.
Lincolntonâ€™s record falls to 5-3 overall.
The Knights tennis team fell to 0-1 in the Southern Foothills 1A Conference with a 7-2 loss to Cherryville.
Joe Fletcher defeated Marcus Carpenter 3-6, 6-1, 7-2 playing No. 2 singles.
Zane Heafner and Fletcher defeated Hoke Whitworth/Darin Webb 8-3 in No. 1 doubles.
High School baseball
West Lincoln fell to Bandys 10-1 on Thursday dropping their record to 9-4 overall, 3-2 in the Midwest 2A Conference.
Brett Bernhardt earned the victory for the Trojans, while Jonathan Thomas suffered his first loss of the year (3-1).
Dustin Hester recorded the lone RBI for the Rebels. West will face undefeated (5-0) East Rutherford today at 5 p.m.by John Mark Brooks