Archive - Dec 2013 - Sports Article
HICKORY â€” The Hickory Metro Sports Commission has announced the pairings for the 27th annual Catawba Valley Classic high school basketball tournament
The event will be held Friday, Dec. 27-28 and 30, 2013. The tournament will feature the boy's and girl's teams from eight area high schools competing in the three day event.
The St. Stephens boys basketball team built an early lead on Friday on its way to a 57-38 victory against Maiden in Hickory.
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Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores across Catawba County:
East Lincoln 92, Bandys 53
St. Stephens 57, Maiden 38
Bandys 90, East Lincoln 8
St. Stephens 53, Maiden 51
The match up of boys basketball titans in the Southern District 7 between Newton-Conover and West Caldwell lived up to expectations on Thursday night.
Tyrell Fleming scored a go-ahead bucket in the final minute of the contest, while the Red Devils made their free throws down the stretch, in a 59-56 victory against the Warriors in both team's conference openers.
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Maiden 65, Bunker Hill 57
Newton-Conover 38, West Caldwell 32
Bunker Hill 61, Maiden 49
Newton-Conover 59, West Caldwell 56
The Lenoir-Rhyne football team (13-1) received a big send off on Wednesday morning as they boarded a bus bound for Florence, Ala. to compete in the NCAA Div. II National Championship Game against Northwest Missouri State on Saturday.
Players and coaches were greated by the many fans in attendance for the event, which was held outside of Moretz Stadium in the parking lot.
Below is a look at Wednesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 34
Bunker Hill 52, Fred T. Foard 43
Bunker Hill 50, Fred T. Foard 46
South Caldwell 52, Maiden 39
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:
Freedom 80, Fred T. Foard 21
Hickory 68, Patton 50
Watauga 37, St. Stephens 36
Freedom 59, Fred T. Foard 46
Patton 86, Hickory 66
St. Stephens 60, Watauga 59
Fred T. Foard 29, Crest 24
Fred T. Foard 43, Mitchell 15
HICKORY â€” The Lenoir-Rhyne football team gained all 451 of its yards on the ground, rushing its way into the NCAA Div. II Championship game with a 42-14 victory over West Chester on Saturday at Moretz Stadium.
The Bears (13-1) reach their first-ever Div. II championship game, having made the NAIA final in 1959, 1960 and 1962.
For the second time this season, the Newton-Conover boys basketball earned bragging rights against rival Hickory.
Behind 23 points from Josh Ramseur, the Red Devils marched to a 73-49 victory against the Red Tornadoes at home on Friday night.