Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Cox Mill basketball gets first wins

In the first annual Cox Mill High School Holiday Basketball Tournament, there were two other firsts: the first school wins for the girls' and boys' basketball teams.

The Charger boys took down the Lake Norman Charter Knights in the first round Monday night and the girls' beat Queens Grant Tuesday afternoon.

Boys' coach Brad Hinson organized the tournament this year, saying he wanted to start the tradition at a new school. He organized the Cabarrus County tournament at Jay M. Robinson last year.

He said the tournament has been a success so far and the two wins are just icing on the cake.

"Winning makes it a little better," he said.

Mount Pleasant coach gets 300th win

Mount Pleasant head wrestling coach Greg Hinson won his 300th dual team match against Cox Mill High School on Dec. 15.

Principal Edie Sayewich (left) presented him with the award.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Soccer All-Observer, all-region and all-Mecklenburg teams announced

Matt Sarett from Cannon School and Angel Rebollar from Jay M. Robinson were selected to the All-Observer and all-region first team in boys' soccer.

Click here to see the full list and all the other teams recognized.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Robinson swimmers stay undefeated

The Jay M. Robinson boys and girls stayed undefeated with commanding conference wins last night.


JM Robinson - 220 Mt. Pleasant - 61
JM Robinson - 207 Cox Mill - 76
Cox Mill - 167 Mt. Pleasant - 97


JM Robinson - 201 Mt. Pleasant - 68
JM Robinson - 183 Cox Mill - 98
Cox Mill - 156 Mt. Pleasant - 79

The Robinson Bulldogs are 7-0.

Concord runner qualifies for states.

Juanita Leto qualified for the indoor track state meet last Wednesday. Leto qualified in the 55 meter Hurdles with a time of 8.41 seconds.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Wachovia Cup leaders

Wachovia Bank, a Wells Fargo company, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the standings for fall sports in the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2009-10 academic year.

The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.

The Wachovia Conference Cup, formerly known as the Wachovia Trophy, is a companion to the Wachovia Cup. The Conference Cup is awarded to schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performance in each individual athletic conference.

In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points.

Here are the standings for the South Piedmont 3A: Concord is at the top of the conference after the fall season with league titles in women’s tennis and men’s cross country and second-place finishes in football and women’s golf. Hickory Ridge edged out Mount Pleasant for second place, tying for first in volleyball with Mount Pleasant, and also finishing first in men’s cross country. Concord 287.5, Hickory Ridge 235, Mount Pleasant 232.5, Northwest Cabarrus 225, A.L. Brown 222.5, Cox Mill 200, Jay Robinson 197.5, Central Cabarrus 95.

See the results from all the North Carolina conferences at the Prep Insiders blog.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Central Cabarrus softball players sign letters of intent

Two Central Cabarrus softball players signed letters of intent last week.

Lindsey Brown signed to play for Francis Marion State University in South Carolina.
Pictured with Lindsey are her parents (seated), coaches, and brother (back middle).

Chelsea Hartsell signed to play for North Carolina State University.
Pictured with Chelsea is her family and coaches.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Bulldog swimmers still undefeated

Below are the scores from the swim meet held Friday night at the West Cabarrus YMCA. The Jay M. Robinson Swim Team improves their record to 5-0 with wins over both Concord and Mallard Creek. Mallard Creek beat Concord. Scores:


Robinson 193 Mallard Creek 93
Robinson 213 Concord 70
Robinson 185.50 Concord 93.50


Robinson 166 Mallard Creek 117
Robinson 196 Concord 77
Mallard Creek 177 Concord 91

In the women's events:

200 Medley Relay 1st: Robinson A team (Kirk, Masius, Gilbert, Greer) 2nd: Robinson B (Lambertsen, Koontz, Maglione, Kopelic)
200 Free: 1st: Hunter Rogers - Robinson 2nd: Addison White - Robinson
200 IM: 1st: Julia Greer - Robinson 2nd: Megan Maglione - Robinson
50 Free: 1st: Gabby Mondelli - Mallard Creek, 2nd: Alex Kirk - Robinson
100 Fly: 1st: Gabby Mondelli - Mallard Creek, 2nd: Katy Gilbert - Robinson
500 Free: 1st: Hunter Rogers - Robinson, 2nd: Maria Buck - Robinson
200 Free Relay: 1st: Robinson A (White, Kirk, Rogers, Greer) 2nd: Mallard Creek A (Ates, Foster, Hornopoulos, Mondelli)
100 Back: 1st: Alex Kirk - Robinson, 2nd: Jessica Gomez - Robinson
100 Breast: 1st: Addison White - Robinson, 2nd Meghan Masius - Robinson
400 Free Relay: 1st: Robinson A (Gilbert, Gomez, White, Rogers), 2nd: Mallard Creek A (Ates, Foster, Hajda, Mondelli)

In the men's events:

200 Medley Relay 1st: Robinson A team (Fiedler, Heiser, Brown, Cannon) 2nd: Mallard Creek A (Love, Vu, Hofmann, Tilque)
200 Free: 1st: Dillon Love - Mallard Creek, 2nd: Rene Brown - Robinson
200 IM: 1st: Hofmann - MC, 2nd: Ryan Buddendeck - Robinson
50 Free: 1st: Tilque - MC, Vu - MC,
100 Fly: 1st: Rene Brown - Robinson, 2nd: Brian Todd - Robinson
500 Free: 1st: Matt Bachner - Robinson, 2nd: Cody Keistler - MC
200 Free Relay: 1st: Mallard Creek A (Vu, Folk, Congel, Tilque), 2nd: Robinson A (Todd, Herron, Beier, Cannon)
100 Back: 1st: Dillon Love - MC, 2nd: Griffin Fiedler - Robinson
100 Breast: 1st: Chad Heiser - Robinson, 2nd: Ryan Buddendeck - Robinson
400 Free Relay: 1st: Robinson A (Brown, Todd, Fiedler, Heiser), 2nd: Mallard Creek A (Hofmann, Congel, Folk, Love)

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Hickory Ridge's Burdette making name for himself, team

When the 2009 football season began, Hickory Ridge and junior defensive end Dillon Burdette were under the radar.

Now, the both the Ragin' Bulls and Burdette are making names for themselves amongst the best in the Charlotte area.

Burdette, 6-foot-1, 220 pounds, led his team with 87 tackles, 32 tackles for a loss, 11 sacks and 10 hurries on the way to Hickory Ridge's first winning season at 7-6. The Ragin' Bulls also made their first playoff appearance losing in the second round to No. 1 Northern Guilford.

Burdette, who also boasts a 3.93 grade-point average, has recruiting interest from Clemson, Wofford and Gardner-Webb.

Burdette is also a key player on the Hickory Ridge basketball team.

-Jay Edwards

Robinson Dominic Parisi wrestling his way into record book

Jay M. Robinson's Dominic Parisi (112-lb.) has rewritten the record books for Jay M. Robinson. Now, the Bulldog senior is making a run the state's most accomplished feats.

Parisi, who is a perfect 17-0 this year, has now won 135 matches in a row, the 5th best streak in the state history.

Parisi, who won the Most Outstanding wrestler at last weekend's Jim Hayes tournament at East Mecklenburg High School, is being recruited by over 10 schools including Appalachian State, American and Virginia Tech.

-Jay Edwards

Monday, December 7, 2009

Swimming results

Several Cabarrus County swim teams were in action Friday. Concord and Mount Pleasant took part in the Falcon Invitational at Pfieffer University.

The results:

Girl’s Score: Concord 362, East Rowan 318, Mt. Pleasant 222,
Central Davidson 216, Gray Stone 148

Concord girls remain undefeated in 4 meets this season.

Individual Event Winners:
Lucy Suddreth – 50 Freestyle
Meridith Moore – 100 Breastroke

Winning Relay:
200 Free Relay
Kasey Rohrer, Annabeth Bethune,
Lucy Suddreth, Mary Blackwelder

Boy’s Score: Concord 376, Central Davidson 274, East Rowan 200,
Mt. Pleasant 182, Gray Stone 171

Individual Event Winners:
Greg Leeman – 100 Fly
Chris Leeman – 100 Breastroke

Winning Relay:
200 Medley Relay
Rob Suddreth, Chris Leeman,
Greg Leeman, Aaron Kuhn

Jay M. Robinson and Northwest Cabarrus also competed Friday night against West Mecklenburg.

Here are the results:

Dual Meet Scores

Northwest Cabarrus High School 299.00 -- 179.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 433.00 -- 113.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 426.00 -- 134.00 Northwest Cabarrus High School


Northwest Cabarrus High School 123.00 -- 99.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 205.00 -- 63.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 204.00 -- 74.00 Northwest Cabarrus High School


Northwest Cabarrus High School 176.00 -- 80.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 228.00 -- 50.00 West Mecklenburg High School
JM Robinson 222.00 -- 60.00 Northwest Cabarrus High School


Also, check out the swimming article that will be published in the Cabarrus News on Wendesday about all the county swim teams.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Wrestling: Bulldog Duals results

Jay M. Robinson High School hosted the second Bulldog Duals wrestling tournament Saturday, which featured 18 teams from around the state, including six teams from the South Piedmont Conference.

Robinson made it to the finals of the tournament, where they lost to Davie County 42-28. The tournament featured six preliminary and final pools with three teams each. The 2-0 teams from the top two final pools wrestled for the championship.

Cox Mill won their first wrestling match as a school with a 54-27 preliminary win against South Point. They finished 12th overall.

Northwest Cabarrus finished sixth and Concord finished seventh after beating Independence 48-36. Central Cabarrus ended up in 14th and A.L. Brown finished 17th.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Concord's Wilson signs with Washington State

Heather Wilson, a senior at Concord High School, has committed to play volleyball at Washington State University, where she will major in pre-veterinary medicine. Wilson was featured in the first issue of the Cabarrus News.

A 6-foot setter, Heather has been accepted for early admittance to WSU and will begin classes in January 2010. Wilson is a four-year volleyball letter-winner at Concord, where she was player of the year in 2008 and again this year for the South Piedmont

"(Heather) will have the opportunity to lead this team as a freshman setter and I am confident that with hard work and preparation Heather will continue the momentum that we gained during the 2009 season," said Washington State head coach Andrew Palileo.

Wilson (center) is pictured above with (front) father Joseph, mother Stacey, (behind) athletic director George Walker and volleyball coach Leanne Havely.

Cannon 4th-grade golfer competes nationally

Cannon School fourth-grader Michael Sanders of Davidson, N.C., recently completed a busy season of golf. He traveled throughout the Carolinas during the summer and fall to play in tournaments with both the National Junior Golf Club and U.S. Kids Golf.

He won at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville (score of 76) and Rocky River Golf Club in Concord (73), placed 2nd at TPC Piper Glen in Charlotte (73), and 3rd at the Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis (74). Because of his level of play, he qualified for the National Junior Golf Club World Championship, which was played at Sea Trails Resort in Sunset Beach, N.C. over Labor Day weekend. Michael placed 3rd out of 10 boys in his age group.

He won a U.S. Kids Golf World Qualifier tournament at Beacon Ridge in Pinehurst, N.C. last summer, which qualified him for the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst in August. Michael placed 43rd out of 143 boys in the nine-year old division.

This fall, he has participated in several other tournaments with the U.S. Kids Golf program. He finished 4th at Highland Creek Golf Club in Charlotte (37 for 9 holes) and 2nd at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Travelers Rest, S.C, (37 for 9 holes). At River Run, he won his flight in the Junior Club championship and finished his season by winning the Junior Member-Member championship with a 15-year old partner.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Concord's Hammonds signs with Charlotte

Concord girls' basketball player Nyshia Hammonds signed to play basketball at UNC Charlotte next year.

The senior averaged 17 points and seven rebounds per game last year. She is the first Cabarrus County girls' player to score 1000 points as a junior. She was also named the MVP of the state championship game in 2008.

“Nyshia is the most talented yet hardest working player I have ever coached," said Concord coach Angela Morton. "Her ability to score off the dribble and make plays for her teammates sets her apart in the women's game."

Cannon School wins Cannon Classic

Cannon School beat Northside Christian Friday and Mt. Zion Saturday to win their own Cannon Classic for the first time in school history.

Jarell Eddie and Keith Belfield dominated in both games to give the Cougars the win. Belfield scored 37 and Eddie scored 33 in the 100-72 win over Northside. Eddie also had 10 rebounds and three blocked shots.

In the championship game against Mt. Zion, Eddie had another 33-point performance and grabbed nine rebounds. Belfield had 21 points and nine rebounds in the 75-72 win.

Belfield and Eddie's younger brother, Jason, made the all-tournament team. Jarell Eddie was named the tournament MVP.

Cannon travels to Red Springs on Thursday to play in a tournament hosted by Flora MacDonald Academy. Other teams in the tournament include Quality Education Academy (Winston Salem), Mt. Zion (Durham), Upper Room Christian (Raleigh), Wesleyan Academy (High Point), Christian Faith Academy (Creedmoor) and Red Springs.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Two Bulldogs sign letters of intent

Tabby Koerner, a senior at Jay M. Robinson High School, received a full athletic scholarshipto play basketball at Gardner Webb University. The 6-foot-1 senior averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds last year.

Pictured (from left): (front) Brenda Koerner, Tabby’s mother, Tabby Koerner, and Jessie Koerner, Tabby’s father. (Second) Athletic director Mark Driscoll, Loren Koerner, sister, Brody Koerner, brother, and Lin Smithson, basketball coach.

Senior Katie Zavodny signed a letter of intent to play softball next year at Liberty University.

Pictured (from left): (front) Jon Zavodny, father, Katie Zavodny, Kelli Zavodny, mother. (Back) Mark Driscoll, athletic director, Jim Allen, softball coach.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Cannon School No. 2 in boys' basketball preseason poll

Cannon School is No. 2 in the Observer's preseason Sweet 16 basketball poll. A big part of Cannon's success depends on senior Jarell Eddie, who signed a letter of intent to play at Virginia Tech Wednesday.

Concord is ranked No. 9 after making it to the regional finals last year.

The Concord girls' team is ranked fifth in the preseason poll. Jay M. Robinson is No. 11 preseason.

See Wednesday's Cabarrus News for a full girls' and boys' basketball preview.

Concord, Jay M. Robinson fall in third round.

Concord and Jay M. Robinson both lost third round soccer playoff matches today, ruining the chances of a South Piedmont Conference match-up in the quarterfinals of the N.C. 3A tournament.

Robinson (20-3-1) fell to Charlotte Catholic (21-1-3) 1-0, ending a 16-game win streak. The Bulldogs were out-shot 13-3 in the contest.

Marvin Ridge (19-2-1) beat Concord 2-0 (10-8-1).

Marvin Ridge will face Charlotte Catholic in the quarterfinals.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Football scores: Nov. 13

This week marked the first round of the NCHSAA playoffs for five South Piedmont teams, four of which played against each other Friday.

3A West:
Concord 29, Northwest Cabarrus 20

3AA West:
Hickory Ridge 25, North Forsyth 6
A.L. Brown 30, Jay M. Robinson 14

The NCISAA semifinal game between First Assembly and Forsyth Country Day was postponed until tonight (Saturday) at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Rainy conditions could affect playoff games

Langston Wertz Jr. posted on the Prep Insiders blog today about how this weeks rain is affecting the playoff games in football and soccer this week. Many soccer games in the Charlotte area have been rescheduled to Thursday, which is leaving some schools only 24 hours to get the already damaged fields ready for Friday night's football games.

Look for some of these matches to get postponed until Saturday.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Concord, Jay M. Robinson still alive on soccer playoffs

With a 4-2 upset win over Statesville, Concord moved onto the third round of the state 3A playoffs where they will face Marvin Ridge.

Jay M. Robinson also moved onto the third round with a 2-1 overtime win against North Iredell. The Bulldogs will play Charlotte Catholic in the next round.

If both teams win, they will see each other in the state quarterfinals this weekend.

Northwest Cabarrus fell to Marvin RIdge in the second round, 2-1.

Football playoff pairings announced

The NCHSAA football playoff pairings were announced Saturday and five South Piedmont Conference teams will have a chance for the state title.

Jay M. Robinson, Hickory Ridge and A.L. Brown are in the 3AA West bracket while Northwest Cabarrus and Concord are in the 3A West bracket.

Here are the first round pairings:

Class 3AA West:

No. 5 Hickory Ridge at No. 8 North Forsyth
No. 14 Jay M. Robinson at No. 3 A.L. Brown

Class 3A West:

No. 9 Northwest Cabarrus at No. 8 Concord

Two first round conference rematches should be interesting Friday. Northwest Cabarrus beat Concord 40-32 in their last meeting, while A.L. Brown beat Robinson 34-14 earlier in the season.

To look at the full brackets, visit www.nchsaa.org. Games will be played Friday night.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Football scores: Nov. 6

Concord 13, A.L. Brown 10.

The Spiders pulled of a huge upset in Kannapolis and take home the bell for the first time since 2006. After starting the season 0-6, Concord won five straight to finish 5-6 (5-2 South Piedmont Conference) and earn a No. 8 seed in the NCHSAA 3A playoffs.

Hickory Ridge 28, Jay M. Robinson 26

Mount Pleasant 34, Central Cabarrus 12

Northwest Cabarrus 42, Cox Mill 7

NCISAA Division II playoffs, first round:

First Assembly 55, Asheville School 13

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Soccer: Three South Piedmont teams advance to second round

Concord, Jay M. Robinson and Northwest Cabarrus moved on to the second round of the NCHSAA 3A soccer tournament with wins last night.

Concord won 1-0 over No. 2 seed Waddell, Northwest Cabarrus powered past Northeast Guilford 3-0 and Jay M. Robinson breezed past Southern Guilford 7-0.

Hickory Ridge lost 2-0 to a No. 1 seeded Statesville while Central Cabarrus was manhandled by a very tough Charlotte Catholic team, 9-0.

Concord will face Statesville in the second round. Northwest Cabarrus will play Marvin Ridge and Jay M. Robinson will play North Iredell.

Monday, November 2, 2009

NCHSAA Boys Soccer Tournament seeding announced

The brackets for the NCHSAA Boys Soccer Tournament were released today. Five teams from the South Piedmont conference made the tournament.

Here are their first round pairings:

Hickory Ridge vs. Statesville
Concord vs. Waddell
Northwest Cabarrus vs. Northeast Guilford
Jay M. Robinson vs. Southern Guilford
Central Cabarrus vs. Charlotte Catholic

First round matches will be played Tuesday and Wednesday.

Also, Jay M. Robinson is ranked fourth in this weeks Observer Sweet 16 Soccer Poll, moving up one spot from last week.

Football scores: Oct. 30

Cox Mill 30, Central Cabarrus 13

Cox Mill wins the schools first ever football game. Now they face their old school Northwest Cabarrus in their final game Friday.

Concord 33, Hickory Ridge 20
Concord freshman quarterback B.J. Beecher threw for 337 yards and 4 touchdowns in the win. The Spiders have won four straight and are looking hot coming into Friday's rivalry game against A.L. Brown.

Jay M. Robinson 28, Mount Pleasant 25
Bulldogs have won three straight and are now in a three-way tie for second in the conference.

A.L. Brown 35, Northwest Cabarrus 21
Brown makes a second-half comeback and clinches the South Piedmont Conference title.

First Assembly 40, Northside Christian 14
First Assembly finishes the regular season undefeated. They will face Asheville School in the first round of the NCISAA 3A playoffs.

Cross Country 3A regional championships

All of the local cross country teams participated in the 3A regional championships on Saturday at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte. The Concord boys team and the Hickory Ridge girls team qualified for the state meet next weekend at Tanglewood Park by finishing in the top four. The Concord team won their first ever conference championship earlier in the season.

Concord boys cross country team, from left: Ethan Kindley, Casey Aldridge, Sean Daley, Fred Irving, Andrew Nance, Austin Rohrer, Taylor McClain, Brian Davis, Coach Bob Allensworth.

Larry Scaggs (A.L. Brown), Michael York (South Rowan), Lucas Baity (Cox Mill) and Christopher Ramsay (Jay M. Robinson) all qualified as individuals.

Meaghan McCauley (Jay M. Robinson), Leslie Pence (West Rowan), Emily Kinney (South Rowan), and Sierra Hagl (Northwest Cabarrus) were the girls that advanced as individuals.

Larry Scaggs (A.L. Brown), Ross Oden (East Rowan), Cole Honeycutt (East Rowan), Michael York (South Rowan), Sean Daley (Concord) were all the local runners that earned all region honors by finishing in the top 12. In the girls race, Meaghan McCauleey (Jay M. Robinson), Teal McLean (Hickory Ridge), Sierra Hagl (Northwest Cabarrus), Leslie Pence (West Rowan) earned all region honors.

Below are the full local results of the meet.

Boys Midwest Regional: Top 4 Teams Qualify for States
1. Marvin Ridge 46, 2. Charlotte Catholic 64, 3. E. Rowan 104, 4. Concord 130, 5. Jay M. Robinson 133, 7. S. Rowan 215, 8. Cox Mill 238, 9. A.L. Brown 244, 11. Northwest Cabarrus 343, 12. Hickory Ridge 346, 16. Central Cabarrus 443, 17. Mount Pleasant 460

Boys Individuals:
Concord: 9. Sean Daley 17:03, 13. Fred Irving 17:08, 20. Austin Rohrer 17:19, 25. Brian Davis 17:31, 65. Taylor McClain 18:40, 72. Ethan Kindley 18:52, 73. Casey Aldridge 18:53

Jay M. Robinson: 18. Christopher Ramsay 17:14, 19. Eric Kinzer 17:15, 27. Clifford Buck 17:32, 30. Andrew Fried 17:37, 41. Christopher Bellis 17:49, 44. William Witt 17:57, 47. Hunter Weikle 18:03

Cox Mill: 17. Lucas Baity 17:11, 28. Logan Albers 17:34, 52. Mason Padgett 18:13, 66. Taylor Page 18:42, 81. Conor Reid 19:18, 87. Devin Horner 19:25, 96. Parker Welch 19:59

A.L. Brown: 2. Larry Scaggs 16:25, 53. Jose Navarette 18:13, 58. Zach Fesperman 18:33, 69. Timmy Hall 18:48, 70. Mason Forrest 18:49, 77. Jackson Boone 19:14, 86. Mitchell Howell 19:24

Northwest Cabarrus: 35. Matt Savage 17:42, 71. Luke Dutch 18:50, 74. Ben Prokop 18:56, 83. Robbie Golde 19:20, 88. Raul Doyle 19:33, 90. Andrew Dehlin 19:38, 95. Sebastian Yow 19:58

Hickory Ridge: 43. Nick Rupp 17:52, 50. Casey Buddenbaum 18:11, 63. Matt Ninneman 18:39, 97. Earl Coble 20:05, 101. Chris Smith 20:25, 108. Locke Revels 20:41, 113. Braden Zahora 21:19

Central Cabarrus: 59. Quentin Vandenberg 18:34, 94. Kodie Lowe 19:57, 98. Will Windham 20:18, 99. Branden Lackey 20:23, 104. Allan Griffiths 20:34, 115. Chris Reynart 21:43

Mount Pleasant: 23. Michael Dilks 17:22, 79. Jonah Lurati 19:17, 122. Colton Haynes 22:36, 124. DJ Forche 23:03, 126. Caleb Davis 24:54

Girls Team Results:
1. Weddington 45, 2. Marvin Ridge 57, 3. Charlotte Catholic 70, 4. Hickory Ridge 137, 5. Jay M. Robinson 165, 7. Northwest Cabarrus 206, 8. AL Brown 232, 12. Cox Mill 337, 14. Mount Pleasant 349

Girls Individuals:
Hickory Ridge: 3. Teal McLean 19:22, 21. Taryn Stern 20:54, 31. Samantha Allen 21:38, 41. Sarah Heidenfeldt 22:17, 53. Haley Craig 23:02, 55. Samantha Rogaczewski 23:12, 69. Lainey Foley 23:58

Jay M. Robinson: 2. Meaghan McCauley 19:19, 32. Alexandra Hairfield 21:40, 36. Alyssa Lashway 21:50, 51. Andrea O'Connell 22:57, 58. E. Carlisle Sheridan 23:18

Northwest Cabarrus: 10. Sierra Hagl 20:06, 33. Stephanie Isidori 21:43, 43. Mercury Artega 22:21, 68. Shelby Wood 23:54, 71. Samantha Oglesbee 24:01, 87. Kristina Golde 24:55, 89. Jordan Carmichael 25:00

A.L. Brown: 37. Hannah Bonarrigo 21:53, 44. Haley Stewart 22:25, 52. India Rattler 22:58, 54. Jordan Forrest 23:07, 64. Natalie Tresslar 23:40, 70. Jacqueline Murillo 24:00, 88. Ashlin Sassman 24:56

Cox Mill: 49. Alicia Tapp 22:51, 65. Kristine Nesslinger 23:41, 78. Brooke Dunham 24:16, 90. Megha Kalaria 25:07, 92. Lauren Carmichael 25:10, 93. Claire Thetford 25:41, 108. Roshan Quinn 29:11

Mount Pleasant: 18. Gesa Amelung 20:36, 74. Kandace Thomas 24:04, 85. Kelly Swanson 24:49, 109. Lindsay Crudele 29:31, 111. Anna Dysart 30:39, 114. Ella Wickliff 31:05

Concord: 100. Lily Santiago 26:42, 101. Kasey Rohrer 26:42, 102. Victoria Vanover 26:57, 105. LeeAnn Fleming 27:55

Central Cabarrus: 59. Emma Rosenthal 23:19, 67. Tori Cragan 23:50, 107. Amber Turner 28:22

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tennis: Charlotte Catholic 6, Concord 0

The Concord girls tennis team suffered their first loss of the season in the second round of the 3A Dual Team to Charlotte Catholic 6-0.

The scores:

Julia Paulson d. Sara Holbrooks 6-1, 6-4.
Ashley Verhein d. Kathryn Brown 6-2, 6-3.
Meagan Laframboise d. Fran Bullard 6-1, 6-1.
Lucia Leahy d. Madison Kay 6-1, 6-0.
Mary Kathryn Ferebee d. Sally Moore 6-0, 6-3.
Kelly Tomlin d. Katherine Barnett 6-1, 6-0.

Four Cannon soccer players named all-conference

Four Cannon School boys soccer players were named to the CISAA All-Conference team: Dillon Freer, Zach Roositch, Matt Sarett and Zach Tysinger.

The four players are joined by:

Country Day: John Kendall and States Lee.
Charlotte Christian: Will Readhead.
Charlotte Latin: Michael Grace, Jonathan Grad, David Limentani, Will McGinnis, Will O'Brien and Harper Williams.
Providence Day: Richie Erb, PJ Heacock and Conor Redmond.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Playoff update: Oct. 28

Cannon School won 4-3 over North Raleigh Christian in the NCISAA 3A boys soccer tournament.

The Cannon volleyball team fell short in the NCISAA tournament against Wesleyan Christian, losing in three straight.

Concord and Hickory Ridge both lost in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A volleyball tournament to Weddington and West Iredell, respectively, both in three games.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cannon School junior named girls' golf CISAA player of the year

Brianna Ratté, a Cannon School junior who resides in Huntersville, was named the Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA) player of the year in girls’ golf following an undefeated season. The 16-year-old was also named to the all-conference team for the second time along with golfers from Charlotte Country Day School and Providence Day School.

Cannon School’s girls’ golf team finished behind conference champion Charlotte Country Day School in the CISAA Conference Tournament held Oct. 20 at Skybrook Golf Course in Huntersville. This is Cannon’s second year of CISAA competition.

Playoff update: Oct. 27

The second round of the NCHSAA state volleyball playoffs are tonight. In the 3A division, Hickory Ridge faces West Iredell and Concord faces Weddington.

The second round of the NCISAA volleyball playoffs are also tonight. Cannon School faces Wesleyan in the 3A division.

Concord is also in the second round of the State Dual Team Tennis tournament, where they will face Charlotte Catholic today.

Finally, Cannon School will face North Raleigh Christian in the second round of the boys soccer NCISAA tournament.

Cabarrus soccer scores: Oct. 26

Scores from last night's games around the region:

Jay M. Robinson 15, Mount Pleasant 1

Concord 3, Hickory Ridge 2

Northwest Cabarrus 7, A.L. Brown 2

Monday, October 26, 2009

Cannon Middle School volleyball won GCMSAA Tournament

The Cannon Middle School girls volleyball team beat Charlotte Latin to win the GCMSAA tournament Friday.

The team advanced to the finals after beating Holy Trinity 25-23,20-25 and 25-23 (best two out of three).

Head Coach is Lisa Cunningham; Assistant Coach is Camilla McWilliams.

Cannon Middle School tennis in GCMSAA conference finals

The Cannon School 2009 girls middle school tennis team advanced to the finals of the GCMSAA Conference Championship vs Holy Trinity of Charlotte on Friday, Oct. 23, held at Jeff Adams Tennis Center.

The girls lost the match but had an extremely successful season.

The team consists of 8- 8th graders: Carolyn Hynes, Stephanie Williams, Nicole Hensley, Olivia Clark, Katie Fitzpatrick Daniela Malmstrom and MaryKate Mackin, (not pictured is Angela Poffenbaugh).

There were 4- 7th graders including: Kate Beckman, Tori Campbell, Emily Malmstrom and Rachel Fitzpatrick.

The team was Coached by Russell Marks.

Football Scores: Oct. 23

Concord 20, Mount Pleasant 14

First Assembly 14, Westminster Catawba 3

Jay M. Robinson 46, Cox Mill 7

A.L. Brown 38, Hickory Ridge 13

Northwest Cabarrus 42, Central Cabarrus 0