Fred T. Foard volleyball remains an unstoppable force as they won in a conference match against Hibriten on Wednesday by scores of 25-9, 25-4, 25-11.
Jamianne Foster had five kills a 4 blocks for the Tigers (19-0 overall, 10-0 Northwestern Foothills 2A). Sierra Ward completed four kills and five blocks and Haley Johnston added 13 assists and five aces. Dara Shaffer finished with nine digs.
Alexander Central 0
Hickory shut out Alexander Central 8-0 on Wednesday in a home conference matchup. Jose Valleciolls scored three goals for the Red Tornadoes (9-4-3 overall, 3-2 Northwestern 3A/4A). Santi Agreda added two more and goalkeeper Peyton Winkley had six saves.
Alexander Central falls to 7-5-2 overall and 3-2 in the conference.
South Caldwell 3,
St. Stephens 1
St. Stephens lost to South Caldwell 3-1 on Wednesday in a home conference match. The Indians fell to 4-5-2 overall and 3-2 in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference.
South Caldwell improved to 7-4 overall and 4-1 in the conference.
Bunker Hill 8, Draughn 2
Bunker Hill won their first conference game, defeating Draughn 8-2 on Wednesday at home. The Bears rise to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference.
Hibriten 5, Fred T. Foard 3
Hibriten defeated Foard 5-3 in overtime in a conference game on Wednesday. Irvin Villa and Jordan Del Pilar each scored a goal for the Tigers (9-2-3 overall, 5-1 Northwestern Foothills 2A). Drew Simmons had one assist.
Newton-Conover won by a 9-0 score to shut out Maiden in a South Fork 2A conference matchup on Wednesday and remains undefeated in conference play. The Red Devils now sport a record of 11-1-1. Maiden fell to 3-9 overall and 1-5 in the conference.
Lake Norman Charter 3,
Bandys fell to Lake Norman Charter 3-2 in a conference match on Wednesday. The Trojans dropped to 4-8 overall and 2-4 in the South Fork 2A Conference.
Lake Norman improved to 2-9 overall and 2-4 in the conference.
Draughn 3, Bunker Hill 2
Bunker Hill was ahead in their match against conference rival Draughn with scores of 28-26 and 25-18, but the Wildcats came back and won the next two sets leaving the match tied at 2-2.
Draughn came out on top with a 15-9 score in the fifth and final set winning 3-2 over the Bears.
Bunker Hill is now 7-9 overall and 1-7 in the Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference.
Alexander Central 0
Hickory came out on top against their conference rival Alexander Central at home on Wednesday. They finished with scores of 25-17, 25-21, 25-19.
Hickory is now 11-4 overall and 7-1 in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference. The Cougars dropped to 7-11 overall and 3-6 in the conference.
St. Stephens 3,
South Caldwell 0
St. Stephens won 3-0 over South Caldwell in a conference match on Wednesday at home. The Indians are now 9-8 overall and 6-3 in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference while South Caldwell moved to 4-14 overall and 2-9 in the conference.
Hickory High 9,
Hickory High swept McDowell 9-0 in a conference match on the road Wednesday.
The win gives the Red Tornadoes a Northwestern 3A/4A conference record of 2-3 and an overall record of 3-8.
Freedom 6, St. Stephens 3
St. Stephens fell to Freedom on Wednesday, leaving the Indians with a 1-4 record in the Northwestern 3A/4A conference and a 5-10 record overall.
In singles matches, Savannah Vandergriff (6-0, 6-2), Lee Kania (6-0, 6-1) and Viasha Tate (6-3, 7-5) won for Freedom while Sophie Hainor (6-4, 6-4), Zoey Boston (6-3, 6-4) and Klaire Starr (6-3,6-1) won for St. Stephens.
In doubles, the teams of Vandergriff and Blaikley Crooks (8-1), Alyssa Burnett and Sara Byrd Succop (8-4) and Kania and Ellie Deacon (8-4) won for Freedom.
The loss gives St. Stephens an overall record of 5-10 and a Northwestern 3A/4A record of 1-4.
Draughn 9, Bunker Hill 0
Draughn swept Bunker Hill 9-0 during their conference match Wednesday.
In singles, Haley Kincaid (6-0, 6-1), Abby Parker (6-0, 6-1), Haley Lowman (6-0, 6-0), Katelyn Cozort (6-2, 6-2), Kaitlyn Kincaid (1-0) and Regan Winkler (6-2, 6-0) won in singles.
The teams of Parker and Haley Kincaid (8-0), Lowman and Cozort (8-3) and Winkler Kaitlyn Kincaid (8-1) won in doubles.
With the loss, Bunker Hill is 1-5-1 in Northwestern Foothills 2A conference play and 1-10-1 overall.
Fred T. Foard 8, Hibriten 1
Fred T. Foard nearly shut out Hibriten in their conference match Wednesday.
Alexis Wolgemuth (6-0, 6-0), Claire Boger (6-3,6-1), Hannah Cummings (6-2, 6-1), Adia Livert (6-4,6-3), Maddie Gee (6-1,6-0) and Tori Lutz (6-2, 6-4) all won single matches for Foard.
In doubles, Wolgemuth and Cummings (8-6) and Gee and Lutz (8-4) won for Foard while Parker Floyd and Sallie Young (8-6) won for Hibriten.
With the win, Foard is 14-0 overall and 7-0 in the Northwestern Foothills 2A.
Northwestern 3A/4A meet
Watauga won both the girls’ and boys’ races in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet against Alexander Central, Hickory and South Caldwell high schools on Wednesday. The boys finished with a final team time of 1:31:42 and girls finished with a final time of 1:50:36.
For the boys, Avery Cannon of Watauga placed first individually with a final time of 17:33 and Gavin Sweeney of Watauga finished second with a final time of 17:46.
For the girls, Olivia McAnulty of Watauga finished with a final time of 21:23 and Sidra Miller of Watauga finished second with a final time of 22:06.
Northwestern 3A/4A 5000 meter run results
St. Stephens boys team won the 5000 meter race against Freedom and McDowell on Wednesday in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet with a final team time of 1:35:48. Freedom girls team won the race with a final time of 2:12:22.
Tyler Christensen of St. Stephens placed first individually in the boys 5000 meter race with a time of 18:29.13 and Emma Brooks of Freedom won first in the girls race with a time of 24:44.86.
South Fork 2A
North Lincoln won the girls 5000 meter race with a final team time of 1:59:05 and East Lincoln won the boys meet with a time of 1:40:06.
Individually, Daniel Hopkins of Lincolnton placed first in the boys meet with a time of 18:07.61, Noah Lesser of East Lincoln placed second with at time of 19:13.95, and Nicholas Harrison placed third with a time of 19:40.95.
Lauren Buckminster of Bandys placed first in the girls meet with a final time of 22:05.14, Alexa Bieberich of West Lincoln placed second with a time of 23:20.49 and Macy Parks of East Lincoln placed third with a time of 23:25.77.
Northwestern Foothills 2A
East Burke won the boys conference meet with a final team time of 1:36:59 and Patton won the girls conference meet with a final time of 2:05:56.
For the boys, Ben Trimm of Fred T. Foard finished first with a time of 17:53.45, Tommy Blackwell of Draughn placed second with a time of 17:54.13 and Luke Elliott of East Burke finished at 18:22.40 to place third.
For the girls, Karina Coulter of Foard placed first with a time of 21:44.63, Calli Westra of Patton came in second with a time of 22:05.34 and Ella Evans of Patton finished third with a time of 22:17.18.