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February 13th, 2013
The third and fourth rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) dual team wrestling playoffs are Thursday with two Catawba County teams in action.
Newton-Conover (40-5) is the only county team home tonight, hosting a trio of teams, including Thomasville (36-3), Owen (16-14) and Piedmont (31-5).
In the biggest match of its season so far on Tuesday, the Fred T. Foard wrestling team got a big boost from its seniors.
The veteran quartet of Nick Rotenberry, Mikey Vincent, Ben Hughes and Ben Pitts each picked up crucial mat victories, helping the Tigers edge North Gaston, 32-37, to advance to the third round of the 3A dual team state playoffs.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep and college scores from across Catawba County:
East Burke 87, Bandys 37
Maiden 63, Bunker Hill 57
Newton-Conover 83, South Iredell 59
Hickory 70, St. Stephens 58
Bunker Hill 52, Maiden 42
East Burke 52, Bandys 49
Hickory 72, St. Stephens 42
South Iredell 50, Newton-Conover 41
The Boston Celtics left Time Warner Cable Arena green with envy on Monday â€”Â thanks in part to the Charlotte duo Ramon Sessions and Byron Mullens.
Sessions drilled a 18-foot jump shot off of a screen from Kemba Walker with 25.7 seconds left, helping the Bobcats defeat the Celtics, 94-91, for their 12th victory of the season.
The Newton-Conover wrestling team won its eighth consecutive CVAC wrestling tournament championship on Saturday at Maiden High School.
Seven Red Devils took home individual titles, including Austin Klutz, Coleman Carter, Franklin Wepner, Nathan Reitzel, Rolen Benson, Colin Minor and Ahâ€™Ron Hope.
Alexander Central ended Fred T. Foard's two-year reign as Northwestern 3A/4A conference wrestling tournament champions on Saturday.
Trailing by 16.5 points entering the finals, Cougar wrestlers won five of their eight championship matches to help pull ahead of the Tigers in the final standings.
Below is a look at Saturday's college basketball and college baseball scoreboard:
Men's college basketball
No. 14 Wake Tech 87, CVCC 75
Women's college basketball
No. 12 CVCC 57, Wake Tech 46
No. 8 CVCC 12, Louisburg College 4
No. 8 CVCC 8, Louisburg College 2
Coming off of its first College World Series appearance in school history, the Catawba Valley Community College baseball team is looking for more of the same in 2013.
The Bucs enter the season ranked No. 6 in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) poll after not being ranked at all this time a season ago.
Below is a look at Friday's prep basketball scores:
East Burke 94, Maiden 59
Hickory 78, Hibriten 47
South Iredell 54, Bandys 41
St. Stephens 67, Fred T. Foard 47
West Caldwell 47, Bunker Hill 34
Newton-Conover 59, Draughn 39
Bandys 51, South Iredell 48
East Burke 65, Maiden 48
Fred T. Foard 74, St. Stephens 61
In a game summarized by Kobe Bryant as "irritating," the Los Angeles Lakers fought off adversity and a poor start on Friday to come away with a much-needed victory against the Charlotte Bobcats.