JV Wolves keep winning, Beatie takes first
The Lincolnton Lady Wolves beat Bandys 9-0 Thursday.
Shelley Stevens, Angela Graham, Betty Royster, Anna Kiser, Lauren Fortkort and Sheldon McCurry earned wins in singles.
Stevens/Graham, Royster/Kiser and Wiseman/McCurry had wins in doubles.
Wiseman/Poston won 6-2 in exhibition play. The Wolves improve their record to 7-4, 1-1 in the Southern Piedmont.
The Lady Wolves knocked off East Gaston 9-0 Wednesday.
Shelley Stevens, Angela Graham, Betty Royster, Anna Kiser, Lauren Fortkort and Sheldon McCurry earned singles wins.
Stevens/Graham, Royster/Kiser and Wiseman/Poston won in doubles.
Lady Falcons softball
East Lincoln beat Kings Mountain Middle 15-10 Tuesday.
The winning pitcher was Sara Martin for the Falcons.
Racquel Cooke and Lindsey Wright each had a triple and a single. Peyton Huneycutt and Kelcey Ally each tripled.
Taylor Gaggio added two singles to the win.
The Lady Falcons rallied from five runs down in the sixth inning to take the lead and gain control of the game.
Lincolnton JV Football
The Lincolnton JV Wolves beat South Iredell 16-0 Thursday night.
With the score deadlocked at 0, Chris Melton and Hayden Smith combined for a safety.
The Wolves quickly capitalized on the defensive play, as sophomore quarterback Devron Anderson hooked up with Jordan Wright for an 11-yard touchdown.
Anderson then hit freshman Jimmy Angle for the two-point conversion, taking a 10-lead.
Josh Friday scored the final touchdown of the night on a 15-yard run in the fourth.
Jed Downs rushed for 100 yards. Dominique Pugh, Kelvin Reinhardt and Smith were cited for solid defensive play by head coach Fred Dalrymple.
Downs led Lincolnton to a 12-6 win over Shelby last week, as he rushed for 125 yards.
Anderson threw to Will Abernethy for a touchdown and Anderson scored on a quarterback keeper.
Lincolnton is now 3-2, 1-0 SP 1A/2A on the season.
â€œDefensively we played well. We seemed to move the ball well up and down the field, but weâ€™re young, so weâ€™re still trying to improve,â€ Dalrymple said.
North Lincoln tennis
The North Lincoln Lady Knights downed South Iredell 9-0 Wednesday.
Caroline Farris, Jordan Kinney, Hannah Mozeley, Nataleigh Hitt, Courtney Feldon and May Eisner recorded singles wins.
Farris/Kinney, Mozeley/Feldon and Hitt/Eisner notched victories in doubles.
Becky Duggan won in exhibition play 8-1. The Lady Knights record is now 7-2, 3-0 SP 1A/2A.
East Lincoln volleyball
The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs fell to South Iredell Tuesday in a battle for first place in the Southern Piedmont.
The Lady Vikings won 3-0;25-18, 25-15, 25-9. East Lincolnâ€™s standouts were: Kassi Henry with 10 kills, Lauren Sharpe with eight kills and Krista Abernathy with 20 assists.
In JV action, the Lady Mustangs fell 2-0; 25-12, 25-15. Standouts in the loss were: Neely Reid with 10 assists, Amber Bowles with six kills and Megan Bowles with three kills.
The Lady Mustangsâ€™ varsity record is 9-4, 6-1 SP 1A/2A, while the JV falls to 3-9, 2-4 in the conference.
â€œWe had a rough match, just made too many mistakes,â€ East Lincoln head coach J.T. Spanos said.
â€œWe had lots of rallies and we will just get better for the rematch,â€ he added.
East Lincoln tennis
Back-to-back doubles wins propelled East Lincoln to a narrow 5-4 win over Lincolnton Monday.
Madeline Jones/Caitlin Kreshon and Laura Estridge/Kristin Parker won 10-7 and 11-9 to clinch the match for the Mustangs.
â€œOur girls played tough and pulled out a very close and important match,â€ head coach Mike Davis said.
â€œWe just need to continue the hard work and try to keep the momentum of this win going,â€ he added, noting the performances of Estridge, Parker, Jones, Kreshon and Mills.
Katrina Fishing Shootout
Lincolntonâ€™s Scott Beatie and Tony Fish, from Stanley, took first-place honors with five fish for a total of 10.40 pounds.
Conoverâ€™s Anthony Williams and Morgantonâ€™s Bradley Woodie came in second with 10.35.
Mooresvilleâ€™s David Munari came away with the Big Fish Award with a 3.30 largemouth.
Five dollars per boat and the Ballscreek Bassmastersâ€™ Clubâ€™s share of the entry fee is donated to the American Red Cross-Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund.
The membership for new members is a one-time fee of $5.
by John Mark Brooks