Archive - Nov 10, 2012 - Sports Article
Down its starting running back due to injury, Bandysâ€™ Quiante Derr carried the brunt of the load for the Trojans on the ground against Newton-Conover â€” and then some.
The sophomore rushed 31 times for 211 yards and three scores, helping Bandys eliminate the CVAC champion Red Devils from the 2AA playoffs with a 49-24 victory at Gurley Stadium on Friday.
Behind two rushing touchdowns from quarterback Chris Montgomery, the Burns Bulldogs eliminated Hickory from the 3A playoffs for the second-straight season, 28-13, in Kings Mountain on Friday.
The Bulldogs (10-3), who advance to the regional quarterfinals for the third time in the past four years, host Freedom (12-1) in the 3A third round next Friday.
Rallying from down two points at halftime, the Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team remained undefeated with a 71-58 victory against Clinton Junior College on Friday at the Tarlton Complex.
Nika Jones led CVCC with 22 points, while Gabrielle McClain added 15 points.
The Lady Bucs (3-0) trailed 34-32 at the break to the Lady Bears (1-2).