PREP NOTEBOOK: N-C wins third CVAC golf match

Newton-Conover won its third-straight CVAC golf match of the season, edging Maiden out by four strokes at Quaker Meadows golf course in Morganton.

Bunker Hill finished in sixth with a combined team score of 180, while Bandys came in seventh with a score of 211. Host East Burke finished in fifth with a score of 168.

Bunker Hill's Tyler Lail, Newton-Conover's Alex Hefner and Draughn's Caleb Lawson tied for medalist with a 36.

The Red Devils hold a 14-stroke lead over Maiden after three matches played.
Individual results
T-1. Tyler Lail (BH) 36
T-1. Alex Hefner (N-C) 36
T-1. Caleb Lawson (D) 36
T-4. Jack Shannon (M) 37
T-4. Aaron Marks (BH) 37
T-6. Lee Mitchell (N-C) 38
T-6. Hayden Bandys (N-C) 38
T-6. Ben James (EB) 38
T-6. Jordan White (EB) 38
T-6. Daniel Bellingham (SI) 38
T-6. Cameron Justice (SI) 38
T-12. Deric Huffman (M) 39
T-12. Thomas Lilly (M) 39
T-12. Chris Ziogas (N-C) 39
Team results
1. Newton-Conover     151
2. Maiden          155
3. South Iredell     161
4. Draughn        167
5. East Burke    168
6. Bunker Hill     180
7. Bandys         211
8. W. Caldwell   225

Prep softball

St. Stephens 7, Bunker Hill 0

Katie Baker tossed her first no-hitter of the season as the Lady Indians bounced back from a conference loss Friday against Alexander Central to pick up a non-conference win against the Lady Bears.

Baker struck out eight Bunker Hill batters, while walking two in her no-hit performance.

Vonna Wood drove in two runs for St. Stephens (9-5, 4-2), while Briana Clontz, Jodi Kerley, Alana Starnes, Briana Thornburg and Darian Fisher drove in one run each.

Prep tennis

Fred T Foard 7  East Lincoln 2

Justin Tadlock (EL) def. Jacob Stinson 6-2, 6-1; Jacob Bechtol (FTF) def. Tyler Mispley 6-4, 6-2; Russell Michaels (FTF) def. Collin Farar 6-2, 6-3; Alex Lowdermilk (FTF) def. Tucker Dowell 6-3, 6-2; Samule Hefner (FTF) def. Shane Estridge 6-2, 6-4; Wesley Collins (EL) def. Jil Patel 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Stinson-Lowdermilk (FTF) def. Tadlock Farar 10-4; Michaels-Hefner (FTF) def. Mispley-Collins 10-1; Bechtol-Patel (FTF) def. Dowell-Andrew Campbell 10-2.

Roul Marita-Erick Hampel (FTF) def. Comor Ashley-Chase Fenske 7-2; Bryce Carter-Grant Logan (FTF) def. Ian McNiel-Shane Estridge 7-4; Grant Logan (FTF) def. Ian McNiel 6-1