Homegrown talent C.J. Wilson and the Chicago Bears continue their preseason tonight when they travel to Oakland to take on the Raiders at 10 o’clock tonight.
Wilson, a 2008 graduate of Lincolnton High, currently has six solo tackles in two preseason games as he tries to work his way onto the team’s 53-man regular-season roster.
Wilson had four tackles in his professional debut at the Carolina Panthers, then added two more last week against the San Diego Chargers.
Wilson’s six solo tackles are tied for the most on the team, and his six total tackles are tied for third.
BANDYS 4, LINCOLN CHARTER 1: At Bandys, the Eagles fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the non-conference match on Thursday.
Agusto Moron scored on an assist by Cory Martin in the final minute of the match. Lincoln Charter goalkeeper Isaiah Smith had three saves. The teams equaled each other in shots on goal with 13.
Heptzel Santos scored twice for the Trojans. (2-1).
The Eagles (1-1) host Christ the King on Tuesday.
BANDYS 1, LINCOLN CHARTER 1: At Bandys, the Eagles tied with the Trojans in a non-conference match. Josh Watson scored for Lincoln Charter (1-0-1).
WEST LINCOLN 8, HIGHLAND TECH 1: Singles –– 1. Olivia Godfrey (WL) d. Hannah Payne 8-0, 2. Skylar Greer (WL) d. Victoria Rule 8-2, 3. Lily Rollins (WL) d. Lily Lastinger 8-3, 4. Bryanna Powell (WL) d. Megan Yarbro 8-1, 5. Kylee Leonhardt (WL) d. Kaci McDaniel 8-0, 6. Brittany Heavner (WL) d. Katie Purello 8-0.
Doubles –– 1. Godfrey-Greer (WL) d. Payne-Rule 10-4, 2. Leonhardt-Weaver (WL) d. Lastinger-Yarbro 10-1, 3. Purello-Kayla Dearman (HT) d. Keltsey Walker-Taylor McCumber 10-6.
Records: WL 1-0, travel to E. Gaston on Thursday.
SOUTH IREDELL 3, NORTH LINCOLN 0: At North Lincoln, the Knights fell in their North Piedmont 3A/4A Conference opener. No other details were reported.
North Lincoln (2-1, 1-0) travels to Alexander Central on Tuesday.
MAIDEN 3, WEST LINCOLN 0: At West Lincoln, the Rebels fell in their Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference opener. No other details were reported.
West Lincoln (0-3, 0-1) travels to Lincolnton on Tuesday.
NEWTON-CONOVER 3, LINCOLNTON 0: At Newton-Conover, the Wolves fell in their SD-7 opener. No other details were reported.
Lincolnton (0-2, 0-1) hosts West Lincoln on Tuesday.
NORTH LINCOLN 3, WEST LINCOLN 0: At West Lincoln, the Knights won the non-conference game on Wednesday. Set scores were 25-10, 25-21 and 25-18.
Savannah Dishman had four kills and Olivia Loeffler had six kills. The Knights had 12 aces as a team. No details were reported by West Lincoln.