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May 13th

Barrymore's clutch win helps propel N-C on court

May 13, 2013

With its season on the line, the Newton-Conover boys tennis team’s hopes of reaching the 2A dual team semifinals hinged on the elbow of Tyler Barrymore.

The junior overcame his injured right arm and a pair of 3-0 deficits in set two and a third-set tiebreaker in his singles match with West Davidson’s Brett Moore.

PREP ROUND UP: Red Devils lead 2A golf tournament

May 13, 2013

The Newton-Conover boys golf team is in first place by eight strokes after the first day of the 2A state golf tournament at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines.

Alex Hefner paced the Red Devils by carding a round of 70, which puts him in sole possession of the lead in the event.

N-C teammate Trey Burton wasn’t far behind, tying for second place with a round of 72.

Hospice room dedicated in memory of John Carl Ervin

May 13, 2013

When John Carl Ervin passed away, hundreds mourned. There was standing room only at the First Presbyterian Church in Newton where his funeral was held.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Second round game schedule

May 13, 2013

Below is a look at Tuesday and Wednesday's second round prep playoff games involving baseball, softball and soccer teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball (on Tuesday)

2A brackets
Shelby (17-7) at Bandys (19-7), 7 p.m.
Bunker Hill (14-10) at East Rutherford (16-9), 7 p.m.

3A brackets
Asheville (12-13) at Hickory (14-10), 7 p.m.

May 11th

SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Red Devils win, Tigers fall

May 12, 2013

Gretchen Crider scored two goals and assisted on another, helping the Newton-Conover girls soccer team defeat East Lincoln 4-1 on Saturday in Denver.

Chaniece Moss also pocketed a goal and made an assist for the Lady Red Devils (20-1-1). Jennifer Nungaray netted the final Newton-Conover goal, while Sarah Gill made the final LRD assist.

N-C goalkeeper Taylor Petty made four assists.

TRACK ROUND UP: Fourteen 2A athletes win titles

May 12, 2013

Led by J'len Wilson and Dijoun Huitt, the Bunker Hill boys track team placed fourth at Saturday's 2A West Regional track meet in Claremont.

The Bears were the highest-finishing Catawba County boys track team with 81.5 points.

Wilson won two individual events — the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles. Huitt took top honors in the triple jump.

Tate, Barrymore win N-C's 4th straight doubles title

May 11, 2013

The Newton-Conover doubles tennis dynasty continued for yet another year on Saturday morning at the Cary Tennis Center.

The Red Devil tandem of John Tate and Tyler Barrymore won the school's fourth-straight doubles title in tennis with a straight-sets victory in the championship final.

May 10th

Kiser's bases-loaded walk lifts Trojans past Knights

May 10, 2013

In a 2A playoff baseball game between Bandys and North Lincoln that featured a combined four hits and four walks by both teams, one walk that made all the difference.

Trojans senior third baseman Austin Kiser drew a bases-loaded walk from Knights reliever Paul Cochrane in the ninth inning to help Bandys pick up a 1-0 win in Catawba on Friday night.

Baker, Shubert both throw no-hitters in victories

May 10, 2013

St. Stephens' Katie Baker and Fred T. Foard's Lexi Shubert both tossed no-hitters in 3A first round playoff victories on Friday.

Baker struck out 16 batters in a 4-0 victory by the Lady Indians against West Henderson, while Shubert tallied 11 Ks in a 11-0 mercy rule win by the Lady Tigers against Forestview.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's first round scores

May 10, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's first round playoff scores in prep baseball and softball across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A first round scores
Bandys 1, North Lincoln 0 (nine innings)
Bunker Hill 10, Polk County 0 (five innings)
Shelby 3, Maiden 2

3A first round scores
Fred T. Foard 6, E. Henderson 4 (10 innings)
Hickory 5, Kings Mountain 4 (10 innings)

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