Lincolnton’s junior varsity football team rallied from behind on the road to knock off South Point, 21-18, in its season opener on Thursday.
Dametrius Stewart returned an interception for a touchdown, Alex Rhyne had a TD and Jordan Derr scored on a pass from Quinton Whitesides. Lincolnton’s defense was led by Nathaniel Baker and Andrew Avery.
NORTH LINCOLN 20, WEST LINCOLN 18: At West Lincoln, the Knights won their season opener. No other details were reported.
LINCOLN CHARTER 3, THOMAS JEFFERSON ACADEMY 0: At Mooresboro, the Eagles won in straight sets 25-17, 25-17, 25-19.
Christina Famulari had six kills, Kyra Johnson had five kills and two blocks, Madi NeeSmith had four kills and five digs, Hunter Mullis had nine assists and two kills and Gabby Powers had nine assists.
Lincoln Charter (3-0, 2-0 Southern Piedmont 1A) hosts Pine Lake Prep on Tuesday.
BUNKER HILL 3, LINCOLNTON 0: At Lincolnton, the Wolves fell in straight sets 25-18, 25-10, 25-14.
Ashley Duncan led Lincolnton in kills and digs. The Wolves (0-4, 0-3 SD-7) travel to North Lincoln on Tuesday.
NORTH LINCOLN 3, WEST LINCOLN 0: At North Lincoln, the Knights won in straight sets 25-10, 25-22, 26-24 on Wednesday.
Catherine Stegal had five kills and two aces, Nicole Barbieri had four kills, three digs and three blocks, Courtney Trickle had 11 assists and Chandler Keller had six assists. The Knights had 26 total kills. West Lincoln had a total of 15 kills and four aces.
LINCOLNTON 5, SOUTH POINT 0: At Belmont, the Wolves shutout the Red Raiders in a non-conference match on Tuesday.
Jeffrey Perez scored four goals and Alejandro Cerdas scored a goal. Francisco Valezquez and Juan Abonza led Lincolnton’s defense while Ibrahim Hodzic and Daniel McBride shared time in goal in the shutout.
Lincolnton (3-0) hosts Patton on Wednesday.
BANDYS 8, NORTH LINCOLN 2: At Bandys, the Knights fell in a non-conference match on Wednesday. No other details were reported.
North Lincoln (0-4) travels to East Lincoln on Wednesday.
WILSON HAS 3 MORE TACKLES IN LOSS: Lincolnton native C.J. Wilson had three more tackles and broke up a two-point conversion for the Chicago Bears in their 18-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. The tackles gives him 13 total in four games.
Wilson, an undrafted free agent, will learn if he made the 53-man regular season roster soon. Cuts from 75 down to 53 must be made by 5 p.m. Saturday.
LINCOLNTON 9, CHERRYVILLE 0: Singles –– 1. Shelby Rollins (L) d. Hannah Wilson 8-5, 2. Nadia Jimenez (L) d. Casey Cain 8-4, 3. Stephanie Solera (L) d. Makenzie Summer 8-4, 4. Amber Herter (L) d. Najae Burris 8-1, 5. Saylor Whitesides (L) d. Lauren Horney 8-3, 6. Macy Emory (L) d. Macie Putnam 8-0.
Doubles –– 1. Rollins-Victoria Carte (L) d. Wilson-Cain 8-4, 2. Herter-Allison Brown (L) d. Summer-Horney 8-6, 3. Kiera Hughey-Karol Sanchez (L) d. Burris-Ally Beam 8-3.
Records –– Lincolnton 1-0, at Challenger Sept. 10.
WEST LINCOLN 5, FRED T. FOARD 4: Singles –– 1. Olivia Godfrey (WL) d. Maggie Gettys 6-0, 6-0; 2. Skylar Greer (WL) d. Taylor Sigmon 6-0, 6-1; 3. Rachel Berry (FTF) d. Lily Rollins WD; 4. Bryanna Powell (WL) d. Megan Warfield 6-2, 6-2; 5. Kylee Leonhardt (WL) d. Julie Greenwood 6-2, 6-0; 6. Tiffani Hilton (FTF) d. Brittany Heavner 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles –– 1. Godfrey-Greer (WL) d. Gettys-Warfield 8-4, 2. Sigmon-Greenwood (FTF) d. Leonhardt-Powell 8-6, Berry-Hawkins (FTF) d. Jakayla Williams-Heavner.
Records: WL 3-0, at home vs. West Caldwell, Thursday.
NL BOYS FINISH THIRD: North Lincoln’s boys cross country team finished third out of 29 teams in the Providence Invitational at McAlpine Park on Saturday. Mt. Tabor and Cary Green Hope finished first and second, respectively.
Andrew Fea finished eighth overall in 15:43 and Ryan Shannon placed 10th at 15:45 in a race that featured 255 runners.
NL GIRLS FINISH 13TH: North Lincoln’s girls cross country team finished 13th out of 27 teams and were the top 3A team in the event at the Providence Invitational on Saturday.
Allie Castro finished sixth at 18:54 and Caitlin Potter was 13th at 19:19.
LINCOLN CHARTER 2, THOMAS JEFFERSON ACADEMY 0: At Mooresboro, the Eagles improved to 3-0 with the straight-set 25-20, 25-21 win. Jessica Manion had four aces and four digs, Lindsay Hoyt had five aces and two kills and Lindsay Osborne had eight digs, Miranda Heller had three aces and five assists and Madeline Hare had six kills.