TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Maiden runs volleyball win streak to 3

Published Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Addie Wray (4) of Bunker Hill makes a play against Bandys on Tuesday at Bandys, where the Bears won 3-1 to remain unbeaten in volleyball./MICHELLE THOMPSON PHOTOS

Foard, Bunker Hill remain unbeaten with volleyball victories


Maiden High won its third straight match on Tuesday, improving to 4-1, with a three games to two victory over visiting Community School of Davidson.

The Blue Devils won 25-21, 25-14, 18-25, 15-25 and 17-15.

Abbey Smith led Maiden with 15 kills and five digs while Savannah Lail added 12 kills and Sarah Wicker had seven kills.

Adison Ford led the Blue Devils in assists with 31, Abby Gantt had 14 and Natalie Lail posted 13 digs.

Maiden, 75-14 in its last 89 matches, will be at home Thursday at 6 p.m. to battle Watauga.

Fred T. Foard 3, St. Stephens 0

The host Tigers remained unbeaten (5-0) with wins of 5-19, 25-9, 25-17 sparked by Martina Foster.

She had a deciding kill in one set and five kills in the second set as Foard won a non-conference match.

Michelle Tao had four service points, including an ace, in the opening set for Foard.

The Tigers next play on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Statesville, and the Indians will be at home that night (6 p.m.), facing Crest.

Bunker Hill’s Cierra Martin (13) taps the ball over the net in Tuesday’s non-league volleyball match at Bandys. Bunker Hill won 3-1, improving to 4-0.

Bunker Hill 3, Bandys 1

The Bears (4-0) won on the road in a non-league match, prevailing 25-23, 25-15, 21-25, 25-18.

Sara Houston had two late kills in the opening set won by the Bears and Bunker Hill ran off 12 straight points in a second-set win.

The Bears play Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Newton-Conover while the Trojans have a 6 p.m. match that night at South Caldwell.


East Lincoln 6, Hunter Huss 1

Pearson Cunningham had two goals and two assists, leading the Mustangs (4-0) to a home non-conference victory.

Chase Gilley added three goals and an assist and Logan Gilley had one goal and an assist and Landn Graden provided an assist for East Lincoln.

The Mustangs play at Mallard Creek on Thursday night.

East Burke 3, Freedom 1

Antony Salgado scored twice and Anthony Thao had a goal and one assist as the Cavs beat the Patriots at the Catawba River Soccer Complex.

Brandon Cuellar added an assist for East Burke and David Benitez had five saves in goal for the Cavs.

East Burke plays another non-league match on Wednesday at 6 p.m., visiting Bandys.

East Lincoln 6, Forest Hills 2 (Monday)

The Mustangs’ Chase Gilley and Logan Gilley each scored three goals in a win at CATA.

Cunningham had two assists and Graden had one as East Lincoln stayed unbeaten.

Hibriten 5, South Caldwell 3 (Monday)

Led by two goals and an assist by David Franquiz, the Panthers (1-1-1) won a non-conference match at home after leading3-1 after one half.

Josh Crisp, Gerardo Rodrigues and Simon Hawkins each added a goal for Hibriten.

Fred Guevara scored twice for the Spartans (0-1-0) and Alex Viera had the other goal.
Hibriten is at home Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., facing North Lincoln, while South Caldwell will be at home at 6 p.m. to play Wilkes Central.

Maiden 7, Bessemer City 2 (Monday)

Max Martinez scored three goals and Marcos Dominguez added three goals and one assist, sparking the Blue Devils’ home non-conference victory.

Eric Ortega provided one goal and one assist for Maiden, and Anthony Palma had two assists.

Milton Rodriguez and Alejandro Ventura provided an assist each for the Blue Devils, who got seven save by goalkeeper Damien Visayvak.

Maiden faces Bunker Hill at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Maiden.

The roundup includes reports by: Marsha Davis, Maiden volleyball head coach; Billy Howell, East Lincoln head boys soccer coach; Lindsay Presnell, Maiden boys soccer.

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