Local Roundup: Southern swimming battles Orange
The Southern Vance boys and girls swimming teams fell to Orange Thursday at Aycock Rec Center.
The Raider boys lost 128-26 and the girls were defeated 132-8.
Jonathan Sanders had the highest finish of the evening for the boys, taking second in the 200-meter individual medley with a time of 3:19.72.
Matthew Woodlief recorded two third-place finishes for Southern in the 200 free style (2:57.86) and the 100 backstroke (1:33.67).
Leah Woodlief had the best finish for the Raider girls, taking second in the 50 free with a mark of 41.15.
Sarah Beth Stanton took third in the 200 free with a time of 2:52.59.
Spartan wrestling wins in High Point
The Kerr-Vance wrestling team picked up a win over Greensboro Day at a Wesleyan Christian quad-meet in High Point Thursday.
The Spartans also had losses to Wesleyan and North Raleigh Christian.
Jacob Goswick and Daniel Currin both had two wins for KVA. Both of Goswick’s wins were by pin.
The Spartans will return to action in January.
Vance Charter boys, girls get wins
The Vance Charter School girls and boys basketball teams were both victorious Dec. 6 when they faced the River Mill Jaguars at the Aycock Rec Center.
In the first game, the girls started off slow. It took the second quarter for the Lady Knights to get on the board, and they finished the half ahead 10-3.
In the second half, the VCS girls came out with some solid defense and allowed the Jags to score only seven more points the remainder of the game.
The Lady Knights dumped in 24 points to send the Jaguars packing for the night. Anna Freuler was the high scorer for VCS with 11 in the 24-10 win.
The Knight boys had a tough match against River Mill. The Jags were up four at the end of the first half.
VCS began to heat up offensively in the second. The score was deadlocked at 36 at the end of regulation.
In the three-minute overtime, the Knights’ defense stiffened, allowing only a single free throw by the Jags in the extra period. The Knights won the game 41-37.
Taylor Currin led all scorers for VCS with 10 points.