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The Bunker Hill volleyball team completed the Catawba County playoff gauntlet on Saturday, and in the process, advanced to its first 2A West Region final.
The Lady Bears rallied from down a set to defeat Newton-Conover, 3-1, and advance to the state semifinals.
Rushing for 449 yards, Lincolnton dominated in its football game Friday night at Gurley Stadium, spoiling Newton-Conoverâ€™s Homecoming with a 51-8 victory.
N.C. State commit Darian Roseboro led the Wolves (7-2, 4-1) with 124 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns â€” giving the 6-foot-4, 270-pound senior 19 rushing touchdowns on the season.
Down 14-0 in the first quarter to Hickory, the Fred T. Foard football didn't fret.
The Tigers proceeded to make the game's next five scores in a 31-14 victory against the Red Tornadoes.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Friday's prep football scores involving Catawba County teams and a statewide scoreboard:
Oct. 24 scores
Bandys 48, Bunker Hill 18
Fred T. Foard 31, Hickory 14
Lincolnton 51, N-CHS 8
Maiden 55, West Lincoln 7
South Caldwell 35, St. Stephens 14
Oct. 24 scores
Albemarle 23, North Stanly 15
Alleghany County 41, West Wilkes 21
The game time for the fourth-round volleyball playoff game between Newton-Conover and Bunker Hill has been announced.
The Lady Red Devils (17-7) travel to face the Lady Bears (20-6) on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Bunker Hill advanced in the playoffs on Thursday with a thrilling 3-1 victory against rival Maiden â€” 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18.
The Newton-Conover football team will try to bounce back from its first loss of the season tonight when it hosts Lincolnton in another key conference contest.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Below is a look at Thursday's third-round volleyball playoff scores involving Catawba County teams:
Bunker Hill 3, Maiden 1 (23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-18)
- Lady Bears improve to 20-6
- Lady Blue Devils end season 16-8
Newton-Conover 3, Brevard 1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23)
- Lady Red Devils improve to 17-7
Below is a look at Thursday's junior varsity football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 23 scores
Bunker Hill at Bandys, ppd. to Monday
Hickory 44, Fred T. Foard 7
Lincolnton 32, Newton-Conover 18
South Caldwell 39, St. Stephens 19
West Lincoln 22, Maiden 15
Since a 4-2 loss on Aug. 23 to Statesville, the Newton-Conover boys soccer team has been simply unstoppable.
The Red Devils sent their seniors out in style on Wednesday, defeating rival Maiden 4-1 on "Senior Night" at Gurley Stadium.
Below is a look at Wednesday's middle school football scores involving Catawba County teams:
Oct. 22 scores
H.M Arndt 36, River Bend 0
Mill Creek 12, Jacobs Fork 0
Newton-Conover 36, Grandview 6
Northview 28, Maiden 6