Lauren Xayavong’s 12 digs and six aces paced Maiden High as it won 25-11, 25-12, 25-12 over Newton-Conover on Thursday night on the road in a South Fork 2A volleyball match to remain in second place.
The Blue Devils are 5-1 in the conference, a game back of East Lincoln and a game in front of third-place Bandys.
Maiden plays Lincolnton on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Maiden while Newton-Conover’s next match is Monday at Bunker Hill (6 p.m.). The Red Devils’ next league match is Tuesday (6 p.m.) at East Lincoln.
Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 1
The Tigers rallied after the host Indians won the first set 26-24, winning with wins of 25-14, 25-18, 25-13 in a non-league battle.
Neila King led the Indians in digs with 43 and Ally Day had 41 while Carter Leatherman provided 12 kills.
Foard plays a Northwestern Foothills 2A match at home on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
St. Stephens faces West Caldwell at St. Stephens on Monday at 6 p.m. in a Northwestern 3A-4A match.
Community School of Davidson 3,
Lake Norman Charter 0 (Wednesday)
Taylor Adelman led Lake Norman Charter with six kills and 11 digs and Liberty Harris added three kills and 15 digs.
Also for Lake Norman Charter, Pearce Augier contributed two kills, a block and four digs, Makayla Martin had two kills, four digs and five assists and Hope Curtis provided an ace and 30 digs.
JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL
St. Stephens 48, Fred T. Foard 0 (Wednesday)
Sophomore Omar Orozco had two interceptions, returning one for a score, as St. Stephens High rolled past visiting Fred T. Foard 48-0 in junior varsity football.
Tailback Zac McLauchlin had TD runs of 43 and 56 yards for St. Stephens and the Indians also got rushing TDs by Appolonio (44 yards), Alex Brown (1 yard) and Tony Rangel (46 yards).
Quarterback Gavin Marley hit Troy Hicks for a 42-yard TD pass for St. Stephens, which has outscored opponents 100-37.
St. Stephens starts Northwestern 3A-4A play on Thursday with a game at Freedom (6:30 p.m.).
Fred T. Foard (0-4), outscored 178-0 in those four games, starts is Northwestern Foothills 2A schedule on Thursday (6:30 p.m.) by visiting Patton.
Brayden Rowland and Jaryd Stillwell scored goals as the Red Tornadoes nipped the Patriots on the road in a Northwestern 3A-4A match on Thursday night.
Alex Rojo had an assist on Rowland’s goal as Hickory improved to 5-`-4 and 2-0-0 in the conference.
East Lincoln 4, Lincolnton 4 (4-3 PKs, Wednesday)
Chase Gilley had three goals and Logan Gilley scored twice and had an assist for East Lincoln (-1, 2-0 South Fork 2A).
Matt Kosmala had two key saves in goal for the Mustangs, who got assists by Chase Lynch and Pearson Cunningham.
East Lincoln plays a league match Monday at 6:30 p.m. at North Lincoln.
Lincolnton plays at Bandys on Monday in a conference match.
Northwestern 3A-4A change
The Northwestern 3A-4A match originally scheduled for Tuesday at Catawba Springs will be delayed until Wednesday.
The match will begin at 3:30 p.m.
GIRLS TENNIS SUMMARIES
HICKORY 9, FREEDOM 0
Singles: Dawson Clifford (H) d. Savannah Vandergriff 6-3, 6-1; Anna Thorne (H) d. Alyssa Burnett 6-1, 6-0; Amy Herfurth (H) d. Gibely Cisseros 6-1, 6-2; Nicole Kozischek (H) d. Kate Brockland 6-0, 6-0; Mason Paradine (H) d. Viasha Tate 6-0, 6-0; Kristin Reynolds (H) d. Paige Palmer 6-0, 6-2.
Doubles: Clifford-Thorne (HHS) d. Burnett-Cisseros 8-2; Herfurth-Paradine (H) d. Vandergriff-Craske 8-6; Kozischek-Lazo (H) d. Brockland-Kania 8-4.
MAIDEN 9, NEWTON-CONOVER 0
Singles: Zoe Huffman (M) d. Maddie Barrymore 6-0, 6-0; Easton Finger (M) d. Kiera Hirons 6-0, 6-0; Gracie Arrowood (M) d. Mackinzie Brewer 6-0, 6-0; Madi Shull (M) d. Mayleen Jaimes 6-0, 6-0; Hannah Sherrill (M) d. Stacy Lee 6-1, 6-0; Evan Sherrill (M) d. Delaney Palmer 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles: Macy Sigmon-Cambi Rogers (M) d. Barrymore-Hirons 8-1; Jordyn Threadgill-Alyson Soumpholphakdy (M) d. Brewer-Palmer 8-0; Paige Lever-Allie Faldowski (M) d. Jaimes-Lee 8-0.
Records: Maiden 7-3, 1-0 South Fork 2A.
FRED T. FOARD 7, EAST BURKE 2
Singles: Alexis Wolgemuth (FTF) d. Olivia Chung 6-3, 6-0; Claire Boger (FTF) d. Abby Blazer 6-3, 6-3; Emily Campbell (FTF) d. Jenny Clark 6-2, 6-1; Erin Carico (EB) d. Mackenzie Beatty 6-1, 6-3; Hannah Cummings (FTF) d. Ellie Chung 6-1, 6-3; Paige Houston (EB) d. Maddie Gee 6-2, 2-6 (10-3).
Doubles: Wolgemuth-Campbell (FTF) d. O. Chung-Blazer 10-0; Boger-Beatty (FTF) d. Jenny Clark-Carico 8-8 (10=3); Cummings-Gee (FTF) d. E. Chung-Houston 10-5.