High School Sports

Saturday’s Roundup: Lake Norman Charter girls track makes history, Mallard Creek track makes dominant

Lake Norman Charter’s girls track team made history Saturday
Lake Norman Charter’s girls track team made history Saturday


Lake Norman Charter girls track: won the N.C. 2A Western regional meet Saturday. It was the first time the school has won a boys or girls track regional event.

Forestview, Marvin Ridge track: Forestview’s boys won the NCHSAA 3A Western Regional Saturday. Marvin Ridge took boys and girls titles at the Midwest 3A regional meet. Full meet results below

Providence Day track: Chargers dominated the CISAA conference meet Saturday. The boys won by 96 points over Charlotte Country Day. The girls won by 106 points, also over Country Day. Complete winners, team scores below. Chargers girls star Emerson Porter, a UNC recruit, won four events: pole vault, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and ran on the winning 800 relay team.

Sun Valley, North Stanly softball: In the 3A playoffs, Sun Valley knocked off No. 3seed and perennial state title contender Enka 12-6 on the road. And in 1A, North Stanly beat No. 2 seed and perennial state title contender Hiwassee Dam 12-1 on the road.

Indian Land girls track star Kaitlyn Rodman: 1,600 S.C. state champion was third in the 3,200 and sixth in the 800.

Indian Land girls soccer: beat Brookland-Cayce 5-3 on penalty kicks after the teams tied in overtime in the S.C. 3A state championship game. Indian Land finished 19-5-1. Game details below

<z_sym_arrow_up>Mallard Creek track: powered by strong relay teams, the Mavericks boys and girls teams won N.C. 4A regional championships Saturday in Boone. Winners, complete results below:

Noah Hays, Providence lacrosse: Hays, fighting a brave battle against cancer, signed a one-day contract with the Charlotte Hounds for Saturday’s game against Chesapeake. He got to dress and be with the team throughout the game. For every $10 ticket sold, $3 was donated to his cancer fight. The event was held in conjunction with Major League Lacrosse’s partnership with the American Cancer Society and the Real Men Wear Pink campaign.

Saturday’s #BIG5 Performers

Garrison Burress, South Caldwell baseball: 3-for-4 hitting with three RBIs and three runs scored in a 8-7 win over East Forsyth in the N.C. 4A playoffs. South Caldwell scored in the bottom of the seventh to win a game where East Forsyth stranded 14 baserunners.

Isaiah Cole, Bessemer City boys track and field: won high jump plus 100- and 200-meter dashes at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A Western Regionals. Full results, area winners, below

Matt Elder, Lake Norman boys lacrosse: three goals, three assists in an 11-7 win over Winston-Salem Reynolds in the N.C. quarterfinals.

William Harwood, Pine Lake Prep baseball: senior pitcher threw a 2-hitter in a 1-0 win over East Surry, the No. 1 seed in the N.C. 1A Western playoffs. Harwood retired 18 of the last 19 batters he faced, including the last 17 in a row. Pine Lake Prep is a No. 14 seed.

Mary Elliott McCabe, Charlotte Latin girls soccer: three goals, two assists in an 8-0 NCISAA playoff win over Forysth Country Day.


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Newton-Conover star wins rare NCHSAA 2A tennis title for his school

NCHSAA, NCISAA spring sports playoff scores, pairings

Marvin Ridge baseball coach thinks his team has recipe to 3-peat

Saturday’s Scores



PLP 000 010 0 -- 1 5 0

ESurry 000 000 0 -- 2 2 1

WP: W Harwood. LP: Wilson

Leading Hitters PLP: M Fea 2-3, run


Alexander 000 100 0 -- 1 7 0

Roberson 310 102 X -- 7 11 3

WP: Garrett Blalock. LP: Trae Starnes

Leading Hitters AC: Rhyne Johnson 2-4; Tyler Campbel 2-2

Leading Hitter SR: Collin Watt 4-4, 5 RBIs, 3 runs); Aaron McKeithan 2-4


E Forsyth 023 101 0 -- 7 9 0

S Caldwell 004 300 1 -- 8 8 3

WP: Owen Foxx. LP: Sam Peddycord

Leading Hitters EF: Harrison Hayse 3-5, 2 runs; Connor Norby 2-5, 2 runs

Leading Hitters SC: Garrison Burress 3-4, 3R, 3 RBIs; Curtis Massagee 2-3, 1R, 1 RBI

Notable: East Forysth had 14 runners left on base compared to two for South Caldwell

Boys Lacrosse



Ryan Werner - 1g

Tucker Goodelle - 1g

Mitchell Cody - 2g 2a


Ryan Caplis - 1g 2a

Matt Elder - 3g 3a

Blake Lecky - 2g 1a

Ben Belding won 10 faceoff's

Ricky Bokavich had 11 saves

Notable: Lake Norman advances to the state semifinals vs Charlotte Catholic Tuesday night at Lake Norman at 7



CDS 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 - 7 - 4

Cannon 1 0 0 5 1 0 X 7 - 4 - 0

WP - G. Holloway

LP - S. Evans

Leading Hitters:

CDS - K. Barcley 2-3 2B, K. Culpepper 2-4 2B, T. Jones 1-3 2B

Cannon - A. Holloway 2-2, L. Matthews 2-4

Girls Soccer


Goals: Mary Elliott McCabe 3; Sutton Jones 2; Sophie Bellavia 1; Emily Wise 1; Anna Calloway 1

Assists: Mary Elliott McCabe 2; Sutton Jones 2; Anna Calloway 2; Claudia Dickey 1; Ellie Norman 1; Emily Wise 2

Shutout: Ruthie Jones

Records: Latin 16-1-2; FCDS 11-5-2

Notes: Latin will Play Durham Academy on Tuesday at Home.


CATA Goals:

Josie Studer - 4

CATA Assists

Molly Boda

Maria Fehlman

Ally Burnett


SC 3A state championship game

Goals: (BC) Elizabeth McGee (11'); (IL) Kelsey Long (13').

Shots: BC - 21, IL - 7.

Saves: (BC) Charlotte Teeter - 3, (IL) Emma Thompson - 11.

Corner Kicks: BC - 10, IL - 5.

Offsides: BC - 0, IL - 2.

Fouls: BC - 23, IL - 10.

Cautions: (BC) Catherine McKeown (54'), Kayann Glass (62') Jayla Pugh (99'); (IL) CC Thompson (86').

Records: Indian Land 19-5-1, Brookland-Cayce 20-7-2.

Notable: Indian Land wins after two ten minute overtime periods and two five minute sudden death periods on penalty kicks.

IL PK Team in order: Kelsey Long, Summer Bishop, Kailee Erwin, Reagan Hunter, Emily Gerdes

Track and Field


Girls Team Totals: 1. Mallard Creek; 2. Rocky River; 3. Providence; 4. Myers Park; 6. North Meck; 7. Butler; 8. Ardrey Kell; 9. AL Brown; 10. Olympic

Boys Team Totals: 1. Mallard Creek; 2. Providence; 3. North Meck; 4. Myers Park, Hopewell; 6. Porter Ridge; 7. AL Brown; 8. Lake Norman; 9. Mooresville, Alexander Central

Girls Area Champions: Ashley Taylor, Berry, girls shot put, girls discus; Kenya Livingston, Rocky River, high jump, long jump; Jeanie Ball, Myers Park, pole vault; Providence 3200 relay; Akira Rhodes, Mallard Creek, 100 hurdles; Mariah Atwater, Rocky River, 100, 400; Mallard Creek 800 relay; North Meck 400 relay; Elizabeth White, Myers Park, 300 hurdles; D’Amani Bryant, Rocky River, 800; Cambrea Sturgis, AL Brown, 200; Lindsey Lanier, Providence, 3200; Mallard Creek 3200 relay;

Boys Area Champions: Chancelor Crawford, North Meck, shot put, discus; Idris Bernard, Mallard Creek, high jump; Jonathan Lehe, Lake Norman, pole vault; Austin Richardson, Porter Ridge, long jump, triple jump; Mallard Creek 3200 relay; Cedric McGriff, Providence, 110 hurdles; Brenton Purvis, Mallard Creek, 100; Mallard Creek 800 relay; Hayden Blalock, Providence, 1600; Mallard Creek 400 relay; Joshua Parks, AL Brown, 400; Jabari Dalton, South Meck, 300 hurdles; Canoy Tyson, Mallard Creek, 800; Ishaq Smith, North Meck, 200; Marshall Williamson, Myers Park, 3200; Mallard Creek 3200 relay;

Complete Results


Girls Team Totals: 1. Murphy; 2. Swain Co.; 3. Pine Lake Prep; 5. Bessemer City; 6. Lincoln Charter; 7. Mountain Island Charter; 8. Community School of Davidson

Boys Team Totals: 1. Murphy; 2. Bessemer City; 3. Mountain Island Charter; 4. Pine Lake Prep

Area Champions: Isaiah Cole, Bessemer City, high jump, 100, 200; Clarke Alexander, Community School of Davidson, girls high jump, 200; Carson Pledger, Mountain Island Charter, long jump, triple jump; Summer Meeks, Bessemer City, girls 100; Bessemer City girls 800 relay (Ja’Ciya Guthrie, Brianne Davis, Kiazyia Degree, Summer Meeks); Mountain Island Charter 800 relay (Aapri Washington, Tikwan Johnson, Anthony Phillips, CJ Stephens); Michaela Gammon, Lincoln Charter, girls 1600, 3200; Mountain Island Charter 400 relay (Dakotah Diggs, Jaida Mackey, Khalia Byers, Asia Washington); Mountain Island Charter 400 relay (Tikwan Johnson, Anthony Phillips, Aapri Washington, CJ Stephens); Conrad Phillips, Pine Lake Prep, 3200

Complete Results


Girls Team Totals: 1. Parkwood; 2. North Rowan; 3. Forbush; 6. Monroe; 9. West Stanly

Boys Team Totals: 1. Parkwood; 2. Forest Hills; 3. Monroe; 8. Mount Pleasant; 9. Central Academy

Area Champions: Payton Russell, North Gaston, 200, 400; Anna Bristle, Parkwood, 1600; Parkwood 400 girls relay (Brianna Nachtigal, Netanya Linares, Trista Taylor, Kennedie Gaither); Parkwood girls 800 relay (Brianna Nachtigal, Netanya Linares, Trista Taylor, Kennedie Gaither); Lakayla Birst, North Rowan, girls high jump; Destinee Allen, Forest Hills, girls long jump, girls triple jump; Naadiya Faison, Monroe, girls shot put, girls discus; Scott Mcclendon, Forest Hills, 100, 200; Jesse Ballew, Central Academy, 400; Ellijah Gaddy, Forest Hills, 110 hurdles; Forest Hills 400 relay (Jadus Davis, Scott Mcclendon, Jaleel Mclaughlin, Ellijah Gaddy); Parkwood 800 relay (Zach Barksdale, Travon Morrow, Wayne McGriff; Caleb Lee); Monroe 1600 relay (Joshua Marsh, Tyson Houston, Elijah Henderson, Marcus Walker); Central Academy 3200 relay (Jackson Hase, Josh Weirich, Evan Wunder, Jesse Ballew); Caleb Lee, Parkwood, high jump; Matthew Mudd, South Stokes, long lump; Gerald McKinney, Parkwood, triple jump;

Complete Results


Girls Team Totals: 1. W. Henderson; 2. Ashbrook; 3. AC Reynolds; 5. St. Stephens; 10. East Gsaton

Boys Team Totals: 1. Forestview; 2. Ashbrook; 3. Hibriten; 6. Kings Mountain; 10. Freedom

Area Champions: Dy’air Mccormick, South Point, girls 100, 200; Kiara Bethune, Ashbrook, girls 400; Faith Younts, Patton, girls 1600, 3200; Hassani Burris, Ashbrook, girls long lump, girls triple jump; MaKayla Moore, Freedom, girls shot; Ne’ja Ervin, East Gaston, girls discus; Titus Toms, Burns, 10; Joshua Wilson, Ashbrook, 200, 400; Landon Maxwell, East Gaston, 1600; Aveon Reid, Forestview, 100 hurdles; Delante Sykes, Ashbrook, 300 hurdles; Kings Mountain 400 relay; Hibriten 800 relay; Forestview 1600 relay; Orlandus Gamble, Kings Mountain, high jump; Ben Finger, North Gaston, pole vault; Thai Tuttanon, Kings Mountain, long jump; Jon Barrett Lewis, Hibriten, shot put

Complete Results


Girls Team Totals: 1. Marvin Ridge; 2. Weddington; 3. South Iredell; 4. Cuthbertson; 5. Central Cabarrus, Cox Mill; 8. Anson; 9. Statesville

Boys Team Totals: 1. Marvin Ridge; 2. Weddington; 3. Concord; 4. South Iredell; 5. Hickory Ridge; 6. Cox Mill; 7. West Rowan; 8. Cuthbertson; 10. Robinson, North Lincoln

Area Champions: Patience Marshall, Anson, girls shot; Tylor Brown, Piedmont, shot put wheelchair; Gabriel Stainback, Concord, discus, high jump; William Fuller, Carson, wheelchair discus, wheelchair 100; Jaelyn Warren, Cuthbertson, girls high jump, 100 hurdles; Isabel Crandell, Marvin Ridge, girls pole vault; Peter Shelley, Marvin Ridge, pole vault; Birdie Burton, NW Cabarrus, girls long jump; Samuel Johnson, Statesville, long jump, triple jump; Weddington 3200 girls relay (Sydney Burke, Erika Newman, Caroline Horne, Sarah Bechtel); Weddington 3200 relay (Stephen Larson, Will Mazur, Carson Glatz, Kyle Durham); Ben Shelley, Marvin Ridge, 110 hurdles; Tracey Manigault, Cox Mill, girls 100; Jalen Martin, Concord, 100; Elizabeth Becker, Weddington, girls wheelchair 100; Central Cabarrus 800 girls relay (Daviyana Byrd; Kayla Smith; Elanna Peay; Marissa Blakely); Hickory Ridge 800 relay (Isaiah Gadson, Cameron Rose, Jamin Glenn, Garrett Losaw); Sarah LaTour, Cuthbertson, girls 1600, 3200; Brian Risse, North Lincoln, 1600; South Iredell girls 400 relay (Christina Reynolds, Olivia Cooney, Ashley Buck, Lizzie Thompson); Weddington 400 relay (Denison Livingston, Mark Conner, Emerson Douds, Doug Dracon); Marisaa Blakely, Central Cabarrus, girls 400; Emerson Douds, Weddington, 400; Elizabeth Becker, Weddington, girls 200, 400, 800 wheelchair; Jorja Medders, Marvin Ridge, 300 hurdles; Cory Gaither, South Iredell, 300 hurdles; Sarah Bechtel, Weddington, girls 800; Kyle Durham, Weddington, 800; Doug Dracon, Weddington, 200; Kyle Hinson, Weddington, 3200; Cuthbertson girls 1600 relay (Dahlia Cutler, Florah Henry, Aubrie Farwell, Madison Ilch); Weddington 1600 relay (Emerson Douds, Kyle Durham, Doug Dracon, Denison Livingston)

Complete Results


Girls Team Totals: 1. Providence Day; 2. Country Day; 3. Charlotte Latin; 4. Cannon; 5. Charlotte Christian; 6. Covenant Day

Boys Team Totals: 1. Providence Day; 2. Country Day; 3. Charlotte Latin; 4. Charlotte Christian; 5. Covenant Day; 6. Cannon

Boys Champions: Ben Norris, Providence Day, pole vault; Robert Fuller, Charlotte Latin, shot put, discus; Logan Jones, Charlotte Christian, long jump; Bennett Jones, Charlotte Latin, high jump; Joshua Eboboko, Charlotte Christian, triple jump; Providence Day 3200 relay (Noah Dolhare, Millan Henegar, Jason Krell, Adam Habas); Manny Riolo, Providence Day, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles; DeMarkes Stradford, Charlotte Latin, 100, 200; Country Day 800 relay (Twan Flip, Morgan Prime, Brockford Allen, Uduak Etuk); Noah Dolhare, Providence Day, 1600, 3200; Charlotte Christian 400 relay (Joshua Eboboko, Austin Isreal, Obi Egbuna, Ben Williams); Brockford Allen, Country Day, 400; Adam Habas, Providence Day, 800; Country Day 1600 relay (Brockford Allen, Peter Mitchell, Marcus Woods, Uduak Etuk)

Girls Champions: Zoe Weatherington, Charlotte Country Day, discus, shot put; Sarah Billiard, Covenant Day, high jump; Olivia Hee, Providence Day, long jump, 100; Emerson Porter, Providence Day, pole vault, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles; Camille Harley, Cannon, triple jump; Providence Day 3200 relay (Justine Cronk, Tracy Laughlin, Ananyaa Bharadwaj, Regan Cronk); Providence Day 800 relay (Emerson Porter, Camryn Taylor, Jessica Jant, Gracie Whelan); Justine Cronk, Providence Day, 1600; Providence Day 400 relay (Jessica Jant, Camryn Taylor, Gracie Whelan, Olivia Hee); Gracie Whelan, Providence Day, 400, 200; Ella Dunn, Country Day, 800; Lilly Hallock, Charlotte Latin, 3200; Providence Day 1600 relay (Kai Mawougbe, Gabby Boland, Regan Cronk, Camryn Taylor);