Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tuesday's top prep performers

Charlotte Catholic, No. 2 in the N.C. 3A boys’ soccer poll and the Observer Sweet 16, crushed West Mecklenburg 9-0 in a ME-GA 7 3A/4A match Tuesday.

The Cougars (14-1-3) extended their unbeaten streak to 12, and lead the conference at 8-0.
Sutton Porter and Chris Kyryliuk scored two goals apiece, and John Lacey, Evan Kent, Michael Batres, Roland Minoque and Paul Hosman had a goal. West Meck fell to 2-12, 1-5.


-- Charlotte Catholic swept the singles and doubles championships at the ME-GA 7 3A tournament. Julia Paulson defeated Ashley Verhein 6-1, 6-1 in the all-Catholic singles final, and Kelly Tomlin and Mary Kathryn Ferebee edged teammates Lucia Leahy and Meagan Laframboise 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles final.

The other singles semifinalists were Harding’s Melanie Roach and Dominique Lindsay. Harding also had doubles semifinalists Magenta Williams/Stephanie Threatt and twins Jasmine and JaNey Carrothers.

-- Monroe Central Academy won the Rocky River 1A championship with a 7-2 victory against Union Academy. Annie Neese, Savannah Newton, Holly Hughlett and Kayla Fatih won singles matches for Central.

-- Marvin Ridge beat Weddington 5-2 to earn the top seed in the Southern Carolina 3A/4A tournament. Ree Ree Le, Hannah Florian, Mariel Emery and Hannah Farley won singles matches for Marvin Ridge (12-2). Weddington slipped to 13-2.


-- Patrick Lipps’ three goals helped Myers Park beat East Mecklenburg 5-0 in a Southwestern 4A match, and extended the Mustangs’ winning streak to four. Luis Aguilar and Casey Caronis also scored for Myers Park (10-2-2, 6-1-1 conference). Josh Brown was in net for the shutout.

-- Spencer Leeds and Zac Dunn scored two goals apiece in Northside Christian’s 4-0 victory against Metrolina Christian in the first round of the Metrolina Athletic Conference tournament. Nathan Birmingham earned the shutout in net for Northside (13-5-3).


-- North Meckleburg swept Mooresville 25-15, 25-22, 25-19 in an I-Meck 4A match behind Ali Cooke (13 kills, 17 diggs), Sarah Wiese (11 kills), Blair Atkinson (22 assists) and Bailey Williams (17 digs). The Vikings (19-1) lead the conference at 11-0.

--Charlotte Catholic (18-5) swept Harding 25-4, 25-16, 25-10 to improve its ME-GA 7 3A/4A record to 12-0. Sam Fenyves had 23 assists and five aces for the Cougars.


-- Weddington coasted to the boys’ and girls’ team titles in a four-team race at Weddington, behind individual champions Reid Trexler (17 minutes, 59 seconds) and Haley Kapheim (19:16).

-- Cliff Mehrtens, cmehrtens@charlotteobserver.com