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HPU men bustle previous Lees-McRae in soccer opener

Feb. 16—HIGH POINT — Excessive Point College scored in the major minute and raced previous Lees-McRae 5-0 in its men’s soccer season opener Sunday at Vert Stadium.

MD Myers scored twice for the Panthers (1-0), who reached the Tremendous South Convention match championship in the autumn of 2019. Sebastian Chalbaud, Alex Abril and Finn McRobb every added one scheme.

Sever Phipps and Davis Biggerstaff every had two assists whereas Caco Fernandez for Excessive Point, which scored three dreams in the major half to lead with ease over the Bobcats, who play in the Division II Convention Carolinas.

The Panthers, who’re coached by feeble Southwest Guilford standout Zach Haines, outshot Lees-McRae 16-4 for the match — including 9-0 in the major half. They play again Sunday at dwelling against Gardner-Webb to initiate up conference play.

HPU WOMEN’S LACROSSE, MERCER

HIGH POINT — Excessive Point College constructed a lead midway thru the match and held on to beat Mercer 13-11 in nonconference females’s lacrosse Sunday at Vert Stadium.

Ashley Britton scored four dreams to lead the Panthers (1-1), who scored twice in the best 21/2 minutes of the major half to lead 7-5 and three times in the major 10 minutes of the second half to lead 10-5.

Abby Hormes added three dreams, adopted by Kaely Kyle with two dreams. Emma Genovese, Rachel Foster, Nicole Pugh and Kay Rosselli every added one scheme, whereas Mena Loescher had three assists and Megan Nerney and Brielle Prouty every had one

Mercer answered with five of the next six to pull inner 11-10 with 91/2 minutes left. However the Panthers, who purchased four saves from Sarah Zeto in scheme, scored twice to lead 10-13 with six minutes left and held on. Excessive Point plays again Sunday at North Carolina.

CURRAN, WYATT EARN CONFERENCE AWARDS

HIGH POINT — Excessive Point College’s Skyler Curran became as soon as named the Tremendous South Ladies’s Basketball Participant of the Week whereas teammate guard Claire Wyatt became as soon as the Freshman of the Week, the league launched Monday.

Curran averaged 22.0 aspects, 5.5 rebounds, shot 56% from the self-discipline and 53% from 3-point vary in leading the Panthers to two Tremendous South wins at Radford. She opened with a workers-excessive 24 aspects in honest 21 minutes in Friday’s hang and then tallied 20 aspects on Saturday. Curran made no longer lower than four 3s and 50% in both video games and became as soon as additionally 5 for 5 from the free-throw line.

Wyatt had the major two 20-point video games of her profession in the series sweep at Radford and performed the two-sport pickle with 21.0 aspects, shooting 66.7% from the bottom and 73% from previous the arc. She scored 20 aspects with three rebounds and made 4 of 6 from 3-point vary Friday, then tallied a profession-most involving 22 aspects in addition to to to 6 boards, three assists and two steals Saturday.

HPU TRACK & FIELD

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Excessive Point College men’s and females’s indoor music and self-discipline groups pickle three college records and won three events in the future of the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Liberty.

Terris Burton II broke the 16-one year-extinct file in the 400-meter shuffle, taking fourth in 48.61, and pickle a brand recent impress in the 500, finishing second in 1: 103.46. Deron Dudley additionally pickle a brand recent impress in the 60-meter shuffle, taking fifth in 6.89.

Winning events were: Daniel Bogle in the long soar (7.30m), Adam Craig in the pole vault (4.70m) and Jessica Keys in the pole vault (3.75m).

Top-five finishers for the men were: Zion Fearon (500m — fourth, 1: 07.79), Freddie Allen III (long soar — second, 7: 27m), Dekairi Brown (long soar — third, 7.15m), Larry Coaxum (triple soar — fourth, 14.04m), Kolt Byers (pole vault — third, 4.60m), Chris Van Niekerk (shot place — second, 16.56m; weight throw — third, 16.10m) and the 4×400 relay (fifth, 3: 20.43).

Top-five finishers for the females were: Jordan Morrison (500m — second, 1: 17.26; 400m — third, 57.84), Nyile Facey (60m hurdles — fourth, 8.78), Emma Grace (pole vault — fifth, 3.50m), Nathalie Elliott (pole vault invitational — fifth, 4.11m) and Alicia Dawson (long soar — 5.82m).

NCHSAA 4A SWIMMING & DIVING

CARY — Ragsdale posted three top-five finishes in the future of the NCHSAA 4A swimming and diving negate championship Friday in Raleigh and Saturday in Cary.

On Friday on the Pullen Aquatic Center, Bayleigh Cranford performed second in the ladies 1-meter diving with a fetch of 406.15.

On Saturday on the Triangle Aquatic Center, Robert Tars took fourth in the boys 100-yard freestyle in 46.17 and third in the 100-yard backstroke in 50.40.

W.A. Hough won the ladies championship, whereas Green Hope won the boys championship. Ardrey Kell’s Teresa Ivan became as soon as named the Most Prominent Swimmer on the ladies facet, and South Mecklenburg’s Garrett Boone became as soon as selected on the boys facet.

TRIAD ALL-STAR CLASSIC

Eight procedure players had been selected for next month’s Triad Excessive College All-Celebrity Traditional.

Bishop McGuinness’ Noah Allred, Wesleyan Christian’s Isaiah Ray and Kade Darr, Excessive Point Christian’s KJ Garrett, and Thomasville’s Malcolm Knight had been chosen to the boys groups.

Ragsdale’s Katarina Maros, Southwest Guilford’s Kendall Shaw and Wesleyan Christian’s Morgan Carter had been selected to the ladies groups.

Bishop’s Josh Thompson will additionally coach the boys West workers.

The tournament will most definitely be March 19-20 at Shiny Gentle Academy in Greensboro.

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