Monday, February 11, 2013

Viking wins state indoor titles

North Mecklenburg's Sabrina Moore won the girls' long jump and 55-meter dash to lead the area at Saturday's indoor track championships.

Moore's Vikings were ninth at the 4A state meet. Lake Norman was 23rd.

On the boys' side, I-Meck schools Hopewell, North Meck and Vance tied for 20th place.

In the 1A/2A/3A meet, North Lincoln's boys were state runners-up. They were led by Andrew Fea and Joshua Mosteller, who finished first and second, respectively, in the 1,600 meters. On the girls' side, North Lincoln was eighth.

Lincoln Charter's Lappin among 1A/2A swim champs

Lincoln Charter's Christina Lappin won two events, the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly, at the 1A/2A meet to lead area swimmers.

Lincoln Charter finished third among the girls followed by Lake Norman Charter at fourth. South Iredell was sixth while Pine Lake Prep, led by Alyssa Marsh's 100-yard backstroke championship, was ninth. East Lincoln finished 12th and Community School of Davidson was 25th.

Lake Norman Charter, which finished third among the boys, claimed a state title in the 200-yard medley relay (Chris Cardwell,  Drew Queen, Corrin Rothwell and Austin Jones). The 200-medley relay broke last year's Knight state record with a 1:38.52.

North Lincoln finished sixth in the boys' rankings while Lincoln Charter was 11th and CSD was 12th.

Lake Norman Charter divers Adyson Lowe and Nathan Lane defended their state championships. Teammate Erin Lee was third in the girls' event. Lane set a new 1A/2A state record with a score of 380.15.

Here are the full 1A/2A meet results.

Hough wins I-Meck wrestling tournament

After winning its first regular-season conference title, Hough solidified its position atop the I-Meck 4A by claiming its tournament championship on Saturday.

The Huskies, led by I-Meck champs Sebastian Barreto, Palmer Maples and Austin Newell, outlasted runner-up Lake Norman 204-186 to claim the title.

The Huskies also qualified for their first dual-team playoffs. Hough will host South Meck on Tuesday night in the first round. The winner will take on either Asheville Roberson or Porter Ridge that same night.

Lake Norman will travel to Winston-Salem Parkland to take on MEGA 7 4A champion East Gaston. The winner will take on either undefeated Parkland or wildcard Ardrey Kell.

Here's the full 4A dual team wrestling bracket.