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Tuesday’s Roundup: Latin holds off Charlotte Christian soccer

Charlotte Latin built a comfortable halftime lead and hung on Tuesday night for a 3-2 boys’ soccer victory over CISAA foe Charlotte Christian.

The undefeated Hawks (5-0-2 overall) won their conference opener, dropping the Knights to 2-3-1 overall and 0-2 in the CISAA.

Latin’s goal-scorers were Braden Panther, Daniel Derraik and Kaelan Arnin.

Charlotte Christian scored on goals by William Smith, who converted on a 25-yard shot off a corner kick, and Jesse Kuteyi.

Davidson Day wins showdown

Host Davidson Day blanked Gaston Day 3-0 in a meeting of private-school powers, winning the sets 25-18, 27-25 and 25-19.

The Patriots are ranked No. 1 in North Carolina by Maxpreps among the state’s 2A private schools, with Gaston Day ranked second.

Gaston Day, which beat Davidson Day earlier in the season, lost the first set 25-18 but was up 14-6 in the second set before the Patriots rallied for a 27-25 victory. Davidson Day closed it out 25-19.

Cierra Huntley led the victors were 17 kills, 25 digs and two blocks. Abbie Wilemon totaled six kills, 18 digs and three aces.

Featured performers

Geovany Maldonado (Vance soccer): Maldonado scored four goals and added an assist in his team’s7-4 romp over West Mecklenburg. Maldonado has 15 goals in six matches this season.

Anna McDonald (Hickory golf): McDonald took medalist honors with a 37 at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Taylorsville, but her team finished third, behind McDowell and Morganton Freedom, in a Northwest 3A-4A tournament.

Davis McBee (Gaston Christian soccer): McBee, a senior, scored four goals and added two assists in his team’s 7-1 romp at Concord First Assembly.

Cleo Shannon (Myers Park volleyball): Shannon had 12 digs, two aces and eight kills as the Mustangs swept Butler 3-0.

Boys’ soccer


Ardrey Kell 3, Butler 1: The visiting Knights broke a 1-1 tie early in the second half.

Gaston Day 6, Davidson Day 1: Max Wright scored two goals and added an assist for Gaston Day, which improved to 7-0 on the season. Ty Owens added two goals for the victors, and Davis Spencer and Alonzo Edmond each had a goal and an assist. McCarthy Strachan scored for Davidson Day.

Hickory Grove Christian 6, Monroe First Assembly 0: The host Lions won for the first time this season after five losses.

Hough 2, Independence 1: Ryan Cowie’s two second-half goals lifted the Huskies (4-2). Independence fell to 3-2-1.

North Mecklenburg 1, Concord Cox Mill 1: The draw left the Vikings are 3-3-2 and Cox Mill at 3-3-1.

Rocky River 7, West Charlotte 0

Vance 7, West Mecklenburg 4: Geovany Maldonado scored four goals and added an assist for the Cougars. Moises Carranza had a goal and two assists for Vance. The first half was a wide-open affair, with Vance taking a 6-4 lead.


Gaston Christian 7, Concord First Assembly 1: Davis McBee’s four goals led the way. Teammate Frank Lopez added two goals, and Jacob Neely had a goal and an assist. Richy Ortiz scored for CFA.


Central Davidson 3, Winston-Salem Oak Grove 0

North Davidson 1, South Rowan 0

Salisbury 2, Lexington 1

Thomasville 6, Ledford 0

West Davidson 3, East Davidson 2


Brevard 1, Forest City Chase 0

Catawba Bandys 7, Valdese Draughn 0: Macauley Bulin scored two goals and added an assist, and Garrett Rhodes scored twice for the Trojans.

Central Cabarrus 3, East Lincoln 0: The Mustangs led 1-0 at the half before the Vikings rallied. East Lincoln lost for the first time this season (6-1)

Concord 3, Marshville Forest Hills 0: Carlos Alvarez scored twice in leading the Spiders, and Gabriel Bennett earned the shutout in goal. Carson Trott added a goal and an assist for Concord.

Concord Cannon 2, Arden Christ School 1: The visiting Greenies led 1-0 at the half, but Cannon rallied and improved its record to 7-2.

East Montgomery 1, Eastern Randolph 0

East Rowan 9, West Montgomery 6: This match featured a wild second half, with East Rowan outscoring West Montgomery 6-5. Alex Kalegeromitros scored five goals and added an assist, increasing his season goal total to 18 in seven matches. Reuben Leslie added three goals for the Mustangs.

Hickory University Christian 4, Conover Tri-City Christian 1

Kannapolis Brown 5, China Grove Carson 1: Asuncion Gonzalez scored two goals, and Axel Martinez tallied a goal and an assist for the Wonders.

Lawndale Burns 5, Cherryville 0: The host Bulldogs evened their record at 3-3, dropping the Ironmen to 0-5-1.

Lenoir Hibriten 9, Ashe County 0: Nijat Tahirli (two goals, two assists), Zach Young (two goals) and Kevin Pineda (one goal, one assist) lifted the Panthers.

Mooresville 2, Concord Jay M. Robinson 0

Newton-Conover 6, Newton Fred T. Foard 2: The Red Devils (6-1) outscored Foard 4-0 in the second half.

North Iredell 3, Morganton Freedom 0: The host Raiders improved to 4-1-1.

North Lincoln 2, Alexander Central 0: The victorious Knights (4-2) have allowed only five goals in six matches this season.

Northwest Cabarrus 2, Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 0: The Trojans (5-1) scored both goals in the second half, dropping the Ragin’ Bulls to 0-3-2.

South Caldwell 4, Maiden 1: The host Spartans improved to 3-1-3.

Statesville 1, Hickory 1: Jamie Woodard scored Statesville (2-3-3), while Hector Diaz scored off a Ben Boston assist for the Red Tornadoes (2-1-4). Hickory has allowed six goals in seven matches this season.

West Forsyth 6, Boone Watauga 2: The Pioneers fell behind 5-1 at halftime and dropped to 5-3-1. West Forsyth is 7-0-1.

Wilkes Central 2, Hickory St. Stephens 1: The loss dropped St. Stephens to 2-3 on the season.

Cross country

Providence Day swept the boys; and girls’ races in a five-team meet at McAlpine Greenway Park in southeast Charlotte.

The Charger boys swept the top five scoring positions for a total of 15 points. Trailing were Covenant Day (62), Charlotte Latin (91), Charlotte Christian (91) and Monroe Union Academy (129).

Providence Day’s Jason Krell won individual honors, finishing the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) course in 17:27. Trailing in the top five were teammates Colter Nichols (17:28), John Smith (17:43), Andrew Riolo (17:44) and Adam Hales (17:47). The top non-Providence Day runner was Matthew Wagner of Fort Mill Comenius (which did not field a full team), in 20:45.

In the girls’ race, Providence Day had 18 points, to 64 for Charlotte Latin, 71 for Covenant Day, 105 for Monroe Union Academy, and 121 for Charlotte Christian.

Providence Day’s Justine Cronk (20:33) and Ashley Horvitz (21:04) finished 1-2. Charlotte Latin’s Ellie Beuley was third (21:59), followed by Providence Day’s Annabel Henegar (22:08) and Caroline Sicard (22:15).

Girls’ field hockey

Charlotte Latin 6, Providence Day 0: Myah Pease scored two goals, as the Hawks improved to 5-2. Also scoring for Charlotte Latin were Caroline Juckett, Eliabeth Hunter, Milly Mattei and Lauren Foley. Providence Day is now 4-4.

Girls’ golf

Cannon School wins: Concord Cannon School had a team-total 114 and beat Charlotte Latin (130) and Charlotte Country Day (148) in a match at Cedarwood Country Club in southeast Charlotte. Leading the victors were Elena Jacoby (37), Muskan Uppal (38), and Sophie Holland (39). Latin was led by Alexis Sudjianto’s 34, with teammates Elyssa Kim and Gaby Cacharis each shooting a 48. Country Day’s scorers were Aishwarya Sharma (46), Sarah Blair Harner (49) and May McDonnell (53).

Northwest 3A-4A tournament: McDowell shot a 135 and won this conference match at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Taylorsville. Trailing were Morganton Freedom (143), Hickory (164), South Caldwell (172), Alexander Central (173), Boone Watauga (184) and Hickory St. Stephens (208).

Anna McDonald of Hickory took medalist honors with a 37, and Tyler Price (McDowell) was second at 38. Freedom’s Christina Fischer (40) took third, with teammate Albany Bock fourth at 45.

Girls’ tennis

Charlotte Catholic 9, Indian Trail Sun Valley 0: Maggie Gehrig, Ava Tan, Dominica Marino, Amore Cook, Abigail Tyson and Lauren Dziak won in singles for the Cougars, with the teams of Gehrig-Tan, Marino-Cook and Tyson-Dziak each scoring 8-0 victories in doubles.

Marvin Ridge 6, Weddington 0: The Mavericks rolled to a Southern Carolina 3A victory, getting singles victories from Ella Imhof, Avery Sager, Sophie Imhof, Ainsley Zubrinsky, Shivani Kotikalapudi and Lauren Wilson. The three doubles matches were canceled due to a thunderstorm.

Marvin Ridge is 9-0 overall and 5-0 in the conference.

Newton Fred T. Foard 8, North Lincoln 1: Foard’s singles winners were Alexis Wolgemuth, Claire Boger, Emily Campbell, Mackenzie Beatty and Hannah Cummings. North Lincoln’s Anna Gore won the No. 6 singles match.

Foard swept doubles behind the teams of Wolgemuth-Campbell, Boger-Beatty, and Cummings-Maddie Gee.

Girls’ volleyball


Hough 3, Lake Norman 0: The Huskies improved to 3-0 in the conference, tied for first place with Mallard Creek, by winning 25-23, 25-17 and 28-26. Lake Norman is 1-2.

Mallard Creek 3, West Charlotte 0: The Mavericks improved to 3-0 in the conference (8-3 overall) with a 25-10, 25-9, 25-9 sweep.

North Mecklenburg 3, Hopewell 1: Hopewell won the first set before the Vikings rallied. Lauren Smith had 11 kills and Maggie Dillon 28 assists for Hopewell.


Berry Academy 3, Harding 0: The Cardinals won 25-5, 25-6 and 25-11, improving to 2-0 in the conference.

Olympic 3, West Mecklenburg 0: The Trojans won 25-12, 25-16 and 25-19. Each team is 1-2 in conference.


East Mecklenburg 3, Garinger 0: The Eagles improved to 2-1 in Southwestern 4A play, dropping Garinger to 0-3.

Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 3, Rocky River 0: The Ragin’ Bulls (3-0) won 25-16, 25-15 and 25-14. Rocky River is 0-3.

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 3, Independence 0: All three sets went overtime, with the Pirates winning 26-24, 27-25 and 26-24. Shannon Brewer had six kills and Tyler Anderson 13 digs for Porter Ridge.

Myers Park 3, Butler 0: Ashlyn Hanson (10 kills) and Cleo Shannon (12 digs, two aces, eight kills) led the Mustangs.


Fayetteville Britt 3, Pembroke Purnell Swett 0

Richmond Senior 3, Raeford Hoke County 0: The Raiders evened their league mark at 2-2, rolling 25-9, 25-7 and 25-9.

Scotland County 3, Fayetteville Seventy-First 1

Southern Pines Pinecrest 3, Lumberton 2


Boone Watauga 3, Morganton Freedom 0: The Pioneers won 29-27, 25-14, 27-25, with Rebekah Farthing (19 kills, three aces, 12 digs) leading the way. Brooke Byrd added 11 kills for the victors.

Hickory 3, Alexander Central 0: Hickory improved to 3-0 in conference (7-0 overall) by winning 25-19, 25-15 and 25-18.

Hickory St. Stephens 3, South Caldwell 0: Each team is 1-2 in the conference.


Kings Mountain 3, Gastonia Huss 0: The Mountaineers pounded the Huskies 25-3, 25-10 and 25-8. Abbie Harris and Aaliyah Byers each had seven kills for Kings Mountain.


Concord Cox Mill 3, Central Cabarrus 0: The Chargers won 25-17, 25-19 and 25-20.


Charlotte Catholic 3, Monroe Parkwood 1: Parkwood took the second set to even the match, but the Cougars then won 25-23 and 25-14.

Indian Trail Sun Valley 3, Weddington 2: The Spartans improved to 1-2 in the conference, dropping the Warriors to 2-1.

Marvin Ridge 3, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 0: This battle of once-beaten teams went to the Mavericks (17-1 overall). Cuthbertson (5-2) got seven kills from Teagan Guerra. Marvin Ridge is 3-0 in the conference, while the Cavaliers fall to 2-1.


Gaston Christian 3, Concord First Assembly 0: The visitors won 25-13, 25-13 and 25-23.

Southlake Christian 3, Indian Trail Metrolina Christian 0: Grace Iannarino had 14 digs and Kennedy Smith totaled 15 kills and three blocks for the victorious Eagles.


Ledford 3, Central Davidson 0

North Davidson 3, Thomasville 0

South Rowan 3, West Davidson 0: The Raiders won 25-19, 25-21 and 25-20.

Winston-Salem Oak Grove 3, Salisbury 1: The Hornets won the opening set 25-22 but were swept afterward.


Catawba Bandys 3, Lincolnton 0: Sydney Wilson had 10 blocks as the Trojans won 25-22, 25-6 and 25-13.

East Lincoln 3, North Lincoln 0: The Mustangs improved to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference, winning 25-15, 25-21 and 25-22.

Maiden 3, Lake Norman Charter 1

West Lincoln 3, Newton-Conover 0: West Lincoln is now 1-2 in the league, with the Red Devils falling to 0-3.


R-S Central 3, Forest City Chase 0

PAC 7 1A

Monroe Union Academy 3, Mooresville Carolina International 0: The Cardinals swept 25-11, 25-4 and 25-15 and are now 3-0 in the conference.

Mooresville Pine Lake Prep 3, Queens Grant 0: Sidney Deffenbough had 16 aces in the Pride’s 25-4, 25-5, 25-16 romp.

Mount Holly Mountain Island Charter 3, Mooresville Langtree Charter 0: The Raptors remained tied for the conference lead (3-0), winning 25-21, 25-15 and 25-16.


Gastonia Highland Tech 3, Cherryville 1: Carter Grace Estes led the victorious Rams with 10 kills and five aces. Allison Raines had 28 digs for Cherryville.


Albemarle 3, South Davidson 2: Karlee Efird’s 11 kills led the Bulldogs, who won the final set 15-13.

West Montgomery 3, Asheboro Uwharrie Charter 0


Carmel Christian 3, Hickory Grove Christian 0: Gaylon Allen had 22 assists and Kaitlyn Scallin totaled four aces for the victors, who won 25-12, 25-15 and 25-18.

Davie County 3, West Rowan 2: West Rowan dropped the final set 15-12, losing for the first time in 10 matches this season. Davie County is 7-1.

High Point Wesleyan 3, Charlotte Christian 2: Morgan Shrader had one kill, three blocks, 22 assists and five digs for Charlotte Christian, which dripped the final set 15-11. Sophie Lewis totaled nine kills and 10 digs for the Knights.

South Stanly 3, West Stanly 2: South Stanly won this very close match 17-15 in the final set.

York Prep 3, York Lake Pointe 0

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