PREP NOTEBOOK: Hickory wins NWC golf match
Peter Harrill shot a 73, while teammates Frankie Wyatt and Austin Lackey fired a pair of 75 rounds to lead Hickory to a Northwestern golf match victory on Monday at Catawba Country Club.
The Red Tornadoes shot 302 as a six-person team, finishing three strokes ahead of Alexander Central.
The Cougars' Alex Rhyne earned medalist at the 18-hole match, shooting a 68, which was the only round carded in the 60s.
St. Stephens came in fourth place with a team score of 311, five strokes behind third-place Hibriten. The Indians were led by Austin Russell, who shot a 76.
Austin Peterson (77), Logan Barkley (79), Trey Burton (79), Dave Fussell (80) and Jake Toney (85) also comprised the Indians' squad.
Fred T. Foard finished in sixth place with a team score of 328. Sterling Cline led the Tigers with a 75, while Christian Carpenter shot a 78.
1. Alex Rhyne (AC) 68*
2. Peter Harrill (HICK) 73
T-3. Noah Martin (HIB) 74
T-3. Blake Childers (SC) 74
T-5. Tanner Pearson (AC) 75
T-5. Sterling Cline (FTF) 75
T-5.Frank Wyatt (HICK) 75
T-5. Austin Lackey (HICK) 75
T-9. Christian Vanderford (HIB) 76
T-9. Austin Russell (SS) 76
Alexander Central 305
St. Stephens 311
South Caldwell 315
Fred T. Foard 328
West Iredell 1, Bunker Hill 0
Playing with their third-string goal and without their starting center midfielder, the Lady Bears came up short of a non-conference victory Monday against the visiting Lady Rebels (5-1).
Alondra Cruz gave up the lone goal in the game.
The Lady Bears (1-8, 0-1) host Draughn on Tuesday in Catawba Valley 2A action.
Bandys 6, South Caldwell 1
Senior pitcher Taylor Sigmon allowed one run, as the Lady Trojans picked up the non-conference road victory against the Lady Spartans.
Newton-Conover 8, East Burke 1
Ryan Lampe (N-C) def. Billy Carroll 6-1, 6-0; John Tate (N-C) def. Jacob Ly 6-0, 6-0; Tyler Barrymore (N-C) def. Carver Sigmon 6-0, 6-0; Jesse Gill (N-C) def. Fred Brown 6-0, 6-0; Shivam Desai (N-C) d Elijah Blackwell 6-4, 6-2; Dan Avis (N-C) def. Dylan Rhoney 6-0, 6-0.
Lampe-Tate (N-C) def. Carroll-Ly 8-0; Barrymore-Gill (N-C) d Sigmon-Brown 8-0; Ian Carroll-Ryan Canipe (EB) def. Anthony Dehart-David Dominguez 8-5.
Dan Avis (N-C) def. Jack Barely 8-1
Maiden 7, South Iredell 2
Patrick Hensley(SI) def. Jarrod Mitchell 6-1, 6-2; Zack Koch(M) def. Marcus Guerrero 6-1, 6-2; Yeng Yang(M) def. Dexter Billingham 6-1, 6-3; Stephen Lichtenwalner(M) def. Rahi Patel 6-0, 6-0; A. J. Key(M) def. Matt Pryor 6-0, 6-0; Hunter Ardrey(M) def. Dhru Patel 6-0, 6-0.
Hensley/Billingham (SI) def. Mitchell/Koch 8-4; Yang/Key(M) def. Guerrero/R. Patel 8-2; Lichtenwalner/Ardrey(M) def. Pryor/D. Patel 8-0.