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SP Golf match
Cherryville shot a 322 to best Lincolnton (326), North Lincoln (330), South Iredell (346), West Lincoln (358), East Lincoln (366) and Highland Tech (374).
Billy Cease shot a 68 to lead the Ironmen, while his teammate Steven Dellinger shot a 70.
Morty Wadsworth shot a 76 to lead Lincolnton, while Zach Zopka paced East Lincoln with an 86. Kenny Bethea shot a 72 for North Lincoln and Wesley Nole shot an 80 for West Lincoln.

Falcons Track
The Falcons of East Lincoln Middle won a four-team track meet recently.
East racked up 63 points, followed by Kings Mountain (60), Crest (57) and Lincolnton (50).
Dashawn Wilson, Greg Kieler and Derek Marsh placed in the top four in three different events, leading the way for the Falcons.
Nick Geerken, Marcus Corona and Brandon Gentry all recorded top-five finishes in two events.
Other Falcons that placed were: Joe Justus came in fourth in the shot put with a throw of 31,’ Cameron Friday finished fifth in the discus with a mark of 72’ 10,’’ and Sisto Fea was third in the triple jump, jumping a 28’7.”
Callahan Hager triple jumped 27’9” to place fourth, Brather Cline was second in the 3200 meter run with a time of 12:35.
The 1600-meter relay team of Marsh, Gentry, Tony Waldrup and Sam Melton placed second with a 4:43, while the 800-meter relay team of Wilson, Corona, Gentry and Ryan England also placed second, clocking a 2:01.40.

Lincolnton tennis
Lincolnton remains winless on the season after falling to South Iredell in their first Southern Piedmont tennis match.
Adil Huselja, William Avilla each won their singles match-ups and as a double team won, accounting for the three the Wolves won.
Lincolnton falls to 0-8, 0-1 on the season.

North Lincoln tennis
The Knights defeated the Rams of Highland Tech 5-4 Wednesday.
David Moseley and Matt McNally won their doubles match-up and clinched the match with an 11-9 victory.
George Lampron and Daniel Paulk won both their singles and doubles matches. Lampron didn’t lose a single game.
Joe Fletcher rebounded from losing the first set and won the match in a 7-4 tie-breaker.
“I was really proud of the effort today. Our guys fought hard in every match, even the ones we lost the effort was there,” Coach Crouse said. “This should be a big boost for our young guys. They were pretty excited after the match,” he added.
The Knights will be back in action Monday, as they travel to South Iredell for another Southern Piedmont Conference match.

Mustangs Track
East Lincoln tallied 101 points followed by Shelby (69), Kings Mountain (49) and Highland Tech (46).
The Mustangs up their record to 13-3, 11-0 in the Southern Piedmont Conference.
“The team continues to improve and the team captains are setting the tone for the underclassmen to follow,” women’s head coach Melvin Morrison said.

by John Mark Brooks

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