Moore County prep sports report

Robbins —  North Moore High School 

The North Moore tennis team had a match against Jordan-Matthews on September 26, which ultimately ended in a 7-2 loss. The singles winner was Logan Maness, who defeated Clara Rojas in two sets, 6-4 and 7-6. In doubles action, Bailea Marley & Paris McCollum defeated Abbey Copeland & Corrine McLaurin 8-6. Their next match is at home against South Davidson on October 4, followed by an away match at Chatham Central on October 5. Their record is 2-6 and 2-5 in the conference.

In volleyball, the team had two matches last week going 1-1. The girls lost to O’Neal 3-2 in a non-conference match but defeated Graham in a Conference match 3-0. The Mustang’s record is now 10-9 with a 5-2 Conference record. Their next match is against Jordan-Matthews on October 4, after which they will travel to Seaforth high school on October 6.

In football, the Mustangs remain undefeated with a 6-0 record and 2-0 conference record. They defeated Jordan-Mattews 67-7 last week, with a total of 329 rushing yards on 36 carries and eight touchdowns. Kolby Ritchie had six carries for 105 yards and one touchdown. Jakarey Gillis had seven carries for 60 yards and two touchdowns. On defense, the team had two interceptions and 2 Fumble recoveries. Their next game is against Seaforth at Home on October 7 at 7:30 pm.

The boys soccer team has a record of 6-1-1 and in conference 1-1-1. They played Riverside Christian Academy on September 26, defeating them 10-1. Their next matches will take place on October 4 at Cummings and October 5 at Bartlett Yancey. In addition, the boys will play again at home on October 10.

In girls golf last week, the team finished second out of three teams. First place was Chatham Central, with a score of 160. Second place went to North Moore with a score of 162. Third place was Seaforth, with a score of 179. Paige Ritter shot a round of 44, Sierra Garner 57, Elizabeth Johnson 61, Hailey Robinson 63, Alison Bates 64, and Kameryn Brown 70.


The Union Pines football team fell to Scotland 49-14 in a home conference game, and their record is now 2-4. Ben Finkelstein threw for 29 yards on four of ten passing attempts, with one touchdown. Caleb Milton had 113 of the 215 total rushing yards for the Vikings. Their next game is against Richmond on October 7 at home.

In boys’ soccer, on the year, they are 6-7-1 overall and 4-3 in conference play. Last week they went 0-2 with a loss to Pinecrest 1-0 and an 8-1 to Lee County; both games were on the road. Their next game is away on October 5 at 6 pm Scotland and then a home match against Grace Christian on October 6. They will also play next Monday at 8 pm against Richmond.

In girls’ golf, they played in The Madyson Scott Memorial in Clayton, NC placing third out of four teams with a score of 260. Sara Adams shot a best round of 42, Jaclyn Mazo 46, Carolyn Coffey 48, Morgan Pettine 49, and Shawna Mcdonald a 53. They do not have any matches left on their schedule and will wait for the regional playoffs to take place later this month.

In volleyball, the team’s record on the year is 10-7 overall and 6-2 in conference play. Last week, the girls traveled to Laurinburg to face Scotland but lost in a 5-set match 3-2. Ellie Everhart and Devyn Craven lead the team with ten kills each. Brisi Gonzalez led the team with 24 digs. Allie Bauer and Sydney Hay each had 14. Their next match at home is October 4 and away at Hoke County on October 6.

Southern Pines

Pinecrest volleyball team is having a wonderful year with a record of 16-2 overall and 8-0 in conference. Last week they had commanding wins over Richmond and Southern Lee, beating both 3-0. Karsen Corbett led the team in the Richmond match with 18 kills and five digs. Lainey Mullins had 16 digs and seven serving aces. In the Southern Lee match, kills were spread out by Jacey Olsen with 6, and Caroline Bradford, Marlee Johnson, Karsen Corbett, and Brook Emore all having five each. Laiken Christman produced 11 digs for the Lady Patriots. Their next match is October 4 at home against Lee County and away against Scotland on October 6 at 6 pm.

In girls golf, they traveled to Clayton for the Madelyn Scott Memorial Tournament, placing first out of 11 teams with a score of 217. Julia Herzberg shot a round of 71, Kitson O’ Neal shot a 72, BB Rujiranan shot a 74, Kaitlyn Kruczek shot a 78, and Kate Grantham shot an 84. They will host the Pinecrest Invitational on October 5 at 11 am.

In boys soccer, the team’s record is 5-4-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the conference. They hosted Union Pines in 1-0-win last Monday, with the loan goal coming in the 80th minute from Liam Thayer. They are at Richmond on Monday night and host Southern Lee on October 5 at 6 pm.

In Football, the school’s overall record is 4-2 and 2-0 in conference play. Last Friday night, the team traveled to Southern Lee, where they won 45-6. They had a total of 357 offensive yards on 48 plays. Andrew Vandevander was 4 for 11, with 99 passing yards, one touchdown, and ten rushing yards. Zymaire Spencer ran the ball for 108 yards on seven carries and two touchdowns. Brandyn Hackett rushed for 71 yards on ten carries. Hunter Neifert had two receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown. Emilio Najm and Jadin Baptist led the defense with eight tackles each. The defense also had five sacks coming from Jaylin Morgan, Yesaya Moler, Marlon Harris, Johnny Carlson, Jadin Baptist, and Michael Suther. Their next game is October 7 at Lee County.

By North State Journal Staff

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