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June 16, 2021

Raiders rule pool

South Rowan swept a swim meet with East Rowan and Central Cabarrus on Friday. South’s girls scored 133 points to top the Mustangs (87) and Vikings (74). South’s boys scored 141. East had 111, and Central had 50.
Winners for the South girls included Nicole Mauldin (50 free, 100 free), Faith Casswell (100 back) and Leslie Franks (100 breast). The 200 medley relay team of Casswell, Franks, Casey Pruitt and Mauldin also won, as did the 200 freestyle relay of Taylor Kluttz, Sabrina Broadway, Samantha Kennerly and Pruitt. Franks set a school record in the 500 freestyle. Taylor Kluttz qualified for the regional championships in the 50 freestyle, while leading off the 200 free relay.
Winners for the South boys included Stetson Johnston (200 free), Reagan May (50 free), Tyler Fuller (100 free), Dustin Jenkins (500 free) and Nathan Shorter (100 breast). Shorter qualified for the regional championships with the win.
The 200 freestyle relay team of May, Fuller, Steven Lyons and Hunter Altman also won.
Jason Troutman led the Mustangs with wins in the 100 fly and 100 back. Troutman teamed with Charles Goff, Robert Egloff and Drake Adams to win the 200 medley relay. Troutman, Goff, Caleb Beaver and Wyatt Zander won the 400 freestyle relay.
• On Saturday, the Raiders returned to the pool, taking on Carson. South’s boys defeated the Cougars 169-109 while the Raider girls won 173-65.
Casswell (200 free and 500 free), Franks (50 free and 100 free), Sabrina Broadway (100 fly) and Kylie Labbe (100 back) were individual winners for South’s girls.
Casswell, Franks, Pruitt and Kluttz won the 200 medley relay. Franks, Casswell, Kluttz and Broadway won the 200 freestyle relay. Pruitt, Samantha Kennerly, Broadway and Labbe won the 400 freestyle relay.
Ashlee Wagoner led the Carson girls with wins in the 200 IM and 100 breast.
Johnston (200 IM), Shorter (100 fly), Kurtis Reed (100 back) and Lyons (100 breast) were individual winners for South’s boys. Johnston, Lyons, Shorter and Brennan Lambert won the 200 medley relay. Andrew Perry qualified for the regional championships in the 200 freestyle.
John Patella led Carson’s boys with wins in the 200 free and 500 free. Heath Mitchem (50 free) and Ryan Turney (100 free) also won for the Cougars. Henry Brown, Mitchem, Turney and Patella won the 200 freestyle relay. The same quartet won the 400 freestyle relay.
South Rowan, East Rowan, West Rowan and Carson all return to the pool on Friday at the SPC Championships at the Mecklenburg County Aquatics Center.
After two straight road losses, Livingstone’s men’s basketball team will finish a long trip tonight at Chowan.
The LC women kick off the CIAA doubleheader at 5:30 p.m.
Livingstone will be back home against Shaw on Saturday.
The McCanless Couples played a Captain’s Choice format on Sunday.
The team of Walt and Kim Kincaid and Treva Honeycutt took first place.
The team of Gene and Mary Seaford, David Huneycutt and Azalee Story finished second. The team of Ricky Honeycutt, Frank Foster and Phyllis Myers was third. Huneycutt won longest putt. Story won closest to the pin.
The North Hills boys basketball team won 80-61 against Mooresville’s Christ the King. Chris Taylor scored 26 points. Leonard Murdock had 22. Collin Lewis scored 14, and Garrett Beck had 11.
Murdock had eight rebounds, eight steals and seven assists. Beck had eight rebounds for the Eagles (4-7).
• North Hills lost 85-62 to Matthews’ Grace Academy.
Taylor scored 23, Murdock scored 22, and Lewis had 11. Murdock and Taylor had six rebounds each, and Murdock had three steals.

Erwin’s wrestling team improved to 12-0 with wins against Southeast and Mooresville. Erwin won 48-39 against Southeast and topped Mooresville 45-43. See Scoreboard.

Middle school results and jayvee results in all sports can be emailed to sports@salisburypost.com

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