Sports

Blake Johnson and Kyle Ward of the Avery High wrestling team were both eliminated from competition at the Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Lees-McRae sophomore Brady Markle smashed a game-high 13 kills and senior Matt Harpenau tallied six block assists while LMC dominated on both sides of the ball in a sweep of Rutgers-Newark, 25-19, 25-21, 25-21, Friday evening at The Golden Dome in Newark, N.J.

Jaylin Davis (McLeansville, N.C./Northeast Guilford) drove in all five Appalachian State University baseball runs but four errors proved too costly for the Mountaineers in their 6-5 loss to No. 6 NC State on Friday

Appalachian State University women's tennis began its three-match weekend with a 4-3 loss to North Carolina Central on Friday at the NCCU Tennis Courts.

The Lincoln Memorial Baseball Team (6-4-1, 4-2) held on to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne (3-9, 1-5), 4-3, Friday evening in a South Atlantic Conference game at Bears Field.