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Thursday’s Roundup: Country Day rallies to beat Providence Day in soccer

Charlotte Country Day’s boys soccer team beat rival Providence Day Thursday
Charlotte Country Day’s boys soccer team beat rival Providence Day Thursday Special to the Observer

Charlotte Country Day rallied in the second half Thursday evening to score a big 2-1 victory over Providence Day in a CISAA boys’ soccer match.

The Buccaneers, now 3-1 in the conference, handed Providence Day its first CISAA loss in three outings.

The host Chargers took a 1-0 lead on Ethan Van Glish’s goal in the 12th minute. Providence Day took that margin into the second half, but Country Day tied the score on Walker Gillespie’s goal in the 46th minute.

The game-winner, also by Gillespie, came 19 minutes later. Richard Gillespie got the assist on the final goal.

Featured performers

Adam Ali (Independence soccer): Ali made five saves, recording a shutout as the Patriots beat host Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 2-0.

Alonzo Edmond (Gaston Day soccer): Edmond’s four goals accounted for half his team’s scoring in an 8-0 rout of Indian Trail Metrolina Christian.

Walker Gillespie (Charlotte Country Day soccer): Gillespie’s two second-half goals helped the Buccaneers top CISAA foe Providence Day 2-1.

Kayla Spangler (Charlotte Country Day volleyball): Spangler had 26 assists and 10 digs as the Buccaneers swept Providence Day 3-0.

JV football

I-MECK 4A

Hough 49, Hopewell 0

Lake Norman 43, West Charlotte 0

Mallard Creek 34, Vance 0

Mooresville 7, North Mecklenburg 6

SO MECK 7 4A

Ardrey Kell 19, Providence 0

SOUTHWESTERN 4A

Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 47, Independence 0

Myers Park 45, Garinger 0

BIG SOUTH 3A

Boiling Springs Crest 34, Gastonia Forestview 18

Lawndale Burns 21, Gastonia Ashbrook 14

SOUTHERN CAROLINA 3A

Marvin Ridge 28, Weddington 0

Monroe Parkwood 10, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 7

Weddington 7, Indian Trail Sun Valley 2

CENTRAL CAROLINA 2A

North Davidson 28, South Rowan 27 (OT)

Salisbury 24, Lexington 0

NONCONFERENCE

Davie County 21, Kannapolis Brown 14

Northwest Cabarrus 50, East Rowan 8

West Rowan 14, Concord 8

Boys’ soccer

I-MECK 4A

North Mecklenburg 10, West Charlotte 1

SO MECK 7 4A

Ardrey Kell 3, Providence 2 (OT): The Knights’ extra-time goal improved their conference record to 2-0 and drop Providence to 1-2.

Olympic 2, Berry Academy 0: Alex Chu and Mason Smith scored for Olympic.

West Mecklenburg 4, Harding 3: Gerson Palma scored two goals and Hugo Caceres added a goal and an assist for the victorious Hawks.

SOUTHWESTERN 4A

Independence 2, Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 0: Chase Davis and Van Hu scored first-half goals, and goalkeeper Adam Ali had five saves for the Patriots.

CISAA

Covenant Day 3, Concord Cannon 2: The host Cougars led 2-0 at halftime, but the Lions surged with three second-half goals. Davis Harrelson scored twice for Covenant Day, and Luke Engstrom added a pair of assists.

METROLINA 8

Gaston Christian 8, Concord First Assembly 1: Frank Lopez and Brendan Rooney each scored two goals for the victors.

Gaston Day 8, Indian Trail Metrolina Christian 0: Corey Chambers recorded his sixth shutout of the season in goal. Alonzo Edmond scored four times, Max Wright added three goals, and Davis Spencer had a goal and three assists.

SOUTH PIEDMONT ATHLETIC

Hickory Christian 9, Salisbury North Hills Christian 0

NORTHWEST 3A-4A

Hickory 1, Boone Watauga 0: Hector Diaz scored on an assist from Ben Boston, and goalkeeper Harrison Boston got the shutout for the Red Tornadoes. Hickory improved to 3-1 in the conference, dropping the Pioneers to 2-2.

West Caldwell 1, Hickory St. Stephens 0: Jorge Euceda scored for the victors.

CENTRAL CAROLINA 2A

Ledford 4, Winston-Salem Oak Grove 0

North Davidson 4, Central Davidson 0

Salisbury 7, East Davidson 1: Alex Alejo’s two goals paced the Hornets, who got one goal each from five other players. Bryan Cortez had a pair of assists.

Thomasville 2, West Davidson 0

ROCKY RIVER 2A

East Montgomery 9, Anson County 0: Hector Lopez scored four goals and two assists for the victors.

SOUTH FORK 2A

Newton-Conover def. Lincolnton: The teams played to a scoreless tie through regulation and overtime, then the Red Devils prevailed 7-6 in penalty kicks.

PAC 1A

Community School of Davidson 2, Queens Grant 1: The visitors improved to 5-0 in the conference.

NONCONFERENCE

Charlotte Catholic 2, South Mecklenburg 1: Jonathan Flores scored for the Sabres, but the Cougars got the victory, improving to 10-1-1.

Concord Jay M. Robinson 5, Indian Trail Sun Valley 1: Mario Treja (two goals) and Grant Woodard (one goal, two assists) led the Bulldogs.

East Gaston 1, Gastonia Highland Tech 1

Mount Holly Mountain Island Day 3, Weddington Grace Academy 1: Gio Bernard scored twice for Mountain Island Day.

Waxhaw Cuthbertson 3, Marshville Forest Hills 3

West Stanly 2, Albemarle 1

Girls’ field hockey

Myers Park 9, Winston-Salem Mount Tabor 0: Kate Hinshaw’s three goals led the Mustangs, and Megan Frost added a pair of scores. Sarah Perkinson had a goal and an assist.

Girls’ golf

Carmel Christian 126, Charlotte Latin 136, Mooresville Pine Lake Prep 156: Kelley Topiwala of Carmel Christian took medalist honors, shooting a 38 at Raintree Country Club. Alexis Sudijianto of Charlotte Latin was second with a 39, and Annalise Dale of Carmel Christian was third at 42.

Charlotte Country Day 138, Southern Pines O’Neal School 152: Aishwarya Sharma fired a two-over-par 38 at Pinehurst No. 7, leading the Buccaneers to victory. Mary McDonnell (47) and Annabelle Thomas (53) were the other Country Day scorers.

North Piedmont 3A: East Rowan and South Iredell tied with scores of 135 in a conference match at Twin Oaks Golf Club in Statesville. China Grove Carson was third at 139, followed by Statesville, North Iredell and West Rowan. Medalist for the match was Camryn Corriher of East Rowan, with a 43.

Girls’ tennis

Belmont South Point 7, Gastonia Highland Tech 2: South Point winners were Bailey Phillips, Brooke Cox, Dezi Kauer, and Grace Nehring in singles, and the doubles teams of Phillips and Cox, Anna Spurrier and Holland Leonhardt, and Kauer and Nehring. Highland Tech singles winners were Christiana Daniel and Mia Sims.

Charlotte Country Day 7, Providence Day 2: The Chargers’ Molly Kerrigan took a tough No. 1 singles victory over Parker Shelton, but Country Day won seven of the other eight matches for the CISAA victory. Country Day winners were Sidney Whitfield, Kate Harbrecht, Linda Fonville and Ellie Sutker in singles, and the doubles teams of Whitfield and Josie Shufford, Shelton and Harbrecht, and Caitlyn Waters and Fonville.

In addition to Kerrigan, Julia Henegar won in singles for Providence Day.

Charlotte Latin 6, Covenant Day 1: Latin winners were Payton DeScu, Melvi Henley, Kate Hampton, Madilyn Wargo and Lauren McCred in singles, and the doubles team of Mary Henley and Hampton. Covenant Day’s team of Ella Coburn and Adeline Engstrom won.

China Grove Carson 6, West Rowan 3: Payton Holt and Lacy Waggoner won the No. 1 and 2 singles matches, then teamed for a No. 1 doubles victory for Carson.

Covenant Day 8, Cannon School 1: Anna Daniels took a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles, sending Covenant Day to a CISAA victory. Other Covenant Day winners were Delaney Martin, Lane Donathan, Viktoria McCue and Maddie Cochrane in singles, and the doubles teams of Daniels and Meredith Strause, Donathan and Delaney Martin, and Cochrane and Paige Martin. Cannon School’s winner was Taylor McGibbon.

Gaston Day 7, Indian Trail Metrolina Christian 2: Alexis Ebsen won No. 1 singles for Gaston Day and teamed with Bennett Jewell for a No. 1 doubles victory. Other Gaston Day winners were Jewell, Emily Grimm, and Isabel Wallwork in singles, and the doubles teams of Grimm and Wallwork, and Madeleine Singh and Charlotte Moore.

Metrolina Christian winners were Bella Beltz and Maddie Reeves.

Hickory 6, Boone Watauga 0: Dawson Clifford won a three-set No. 1 singles match over Magali Turner, lifting the Red Tornadoes to a Northwest 3A-4A victory. Other Hickory winners were Anna Thome, Amy Herfurth, Nicole Kozischek, Mason Paradine and Kristin Reynolds. The teams did not play doubles matches.

Rock Hill Northwestern 4, Fort Mill 3: The district-leading Trojans edged Fort Mill, with singles victories from Rebecca Gibbons, Ashlyn Glover and Rebekah Moore, and a doubles victory from the team, of Gibbons and Glover. Fort Mill winners were Julie Biggers and Rylie Wartinger in singles, and the team of Ruhi Patel and Madison McCarty in doubles.

South Iredell 9, North Iredell 0: A day after suffering its first loss, 5-4 to West Rowan, the Vikings recovered with a sweep. Winners were Emily Mattei, Niyati Kandekar, Faith Hettinger, Kaitlyn Crabb, Sruthi Mannepalli and Sydney Sawyer in singles; and the doubles teams of Mattei and Crabb, Sawyer and Kandekar, and Hettinger and Sruthi Mannepalli.

Girls’ volleyball

(individual set scores in parentheses)

I-MECK 4A

Hough 3, Hopewell 0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-14)

Mallard Creek 3, Vance 0 (25-8, 25-16, 25-10): The Mavericks improved to 8-0 in the conference.

SO MECK 7 4A

Ardrey Kell 3, Providence 1 (25-15, 25-22, 19-25, 25-15): The Knights ran their conference record to 6-0, dropping the Panthers to 4-2.

SOUTHWESTERN 4A

Butler 3, Rocky River 0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-10)

Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 3, Independence 0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-20): Hickory Ridge is now 6-0 in the conference.

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 3, East Mecklenburg 0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-23): Savannah McIntosh and Morgan Shea each had 14 digs for the Pirates.

Myers Park 3, Garinger 0 (25-9, 25-12, 25-10)

NORTHWEST 3A-4A

Alexander Central 3, Morganton Freedom 0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-19)

Hickory St. Stephens 3, West Caldwell 0 (25-6, 25-10, 25-11): Kenley Killian had three aces and 20 assists for the victors. Teammate Grace Brannon added three aces.

CISAA

Charlotte Country Day 3, Providence Day 0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-18): Kayla Spangler totaled 26 assists and 10 digs, and Addison Pignetti had eight digs and two aces for the victors.

Concord Cannon 3, Covenant Day 0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-21): Sarah Kate Edwards’ 11 kills and Blake Tracy’s 21 assists led the visiting Cougars.

METROLINA 8

Gaston Christian 3, Concord First Assembly 0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-14)

Gaston Day 3, Indian Trail Metrolina Christian 0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-16)

Hickory Grove Christian 3, Northside Christian 1 (25-13, 10-25, 25-10, 25-14)

SOUTHERN PIEDMONT ATHLETIC

Hickory Christian 3, Salisbury North Hills Christian 0 (25-2, 25-3, 25-14)

BIG SOUTH 3A

Boiling Springs Crest 3, Gastonia Forestview 0

Kings Mountain 3, Cramerton Stuart Cramer 0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-22)

NORTH PIEDMONT 3A

South Iredell 3, North Iredell 2 (16-25, 25-23, 26-24, 21-25, 14-16)

Statesville 3, East Rowan 1 (25-17, 25-27, 25-9, 25-11)

West Rowan 3, China Grove Carson 1

SOUTH PIEDMONT 3A

Concord Jay M. Robinson 3, Kannapolis Brown 0 (25-18, 25-9, 25-14): Keah Green had 12 kills and three aces for the Bulldogs.

SOUTHERN CAROLINA 3A

Charlotte Catholic 3, Unionville Piedmont 0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-16): Emma Ellis led Catholic with 11 kills, and Olivia Smith had 13 digs and five aces.

Indian Trail Sun Valley 3, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 1 (25-19, 25-27, 26-24, 25-22)

Marvin Ridge 3, Monroe 0 (25-5, 25-8, 25-5)

CENTRAL CAROLINA 2A

South Rowan 3, Ledford 2 (25-20, 20-25, 31-298, 13-25, 15-13): South Rowan won this first-place battle, improving to 10-1 in the conference and dropping Ledford to 8-2.

Winston-Salem Oak Grove 3, Lexington 2

ROCKY RIVER 2A

Monroe Central Academy 3, Marshville Forest Hills 0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-23)

Mount Pleasant 3, East Montgomery 0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-14): Maili Weems’ 10 kills and 11 digs led the Tigers.

West Stanly 3, Anson County 0 (25-21, 25-9, 26-24)

SOUTH FORK 2A

Catawba Bandys 3, Maiden 2 (22-25, 26-24, 20-25, 25-23, 15-10)

East Lincoln 3, Lake Norman Charter 1 (25-13, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22): Liberty Harris had seven kills, 23 digs and two blocks in a losing effort.

Newton-Conover 3, Lincolnton 0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-22)

PAC 1A

Monroe Union Academy 3, Mooresville Bradford Prep 1 (25-18, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23)

Mooresville Langtree Charter 3, Queens Grant 0 (25-8, 25-9, 25-9): Hailey Gilreath’s 10 kills and seven aces led the winners.

Mount Holly Mountain Island Charter 3, Mooresville Carolina International 0 (25-4, 25-5, 25-2): The Raptors improved to 8-0 in the conference.

SOUTHERN PIEDMONT 1A

Lincoln Charter 3, Cherryville 0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-7)

Mooresboro Thomas Jefferson Academy 3, Bessemer City 0

YADKIN VALLEY 1A

Asheboro Uwharrie Charter 3, North Rowan 0 (25-10, 25-9, 25-15)

North Stanly 3, Albemarle 0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-15)

South Stanly 3, Misenheimer Gray Stone Day 2 (25-22, 23-25, 25-187, 12-25, 15-10)

West Montgomery 3, South Davidson 0

S.C. REGION 4 5A

Clover 3, Rock Hill Northwestern 1 (25-19, 25-21, 21-25, 25-21)

Fort Mill 3, Rock Hill 2 (26-24, 25-16, 13-25, 21-25, 15-10)

S.C. REGION 3 4A

Rock Hill South Pointe 3, Lancaster 0

S.C. REGION 4 3A

Indian Land 3, Camden 0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-23)

NONCONFERENCE

Hickory University Christian 3, Conover Tri-City Christian 2

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