Prep Roundup: Wheatmore takes PAC golf crown, rolls in girls’ soccer

Morgyn Lassiter of Wheatmore aims to control the ball against Eastern Randolph in last week’s girls’ soccer game in Ramseur. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)

ARCHDALE – Wheatmore was the team champion in the Piedmont Athletic Conference championships for boys’ golf last week at Holly Ridge Golf Links.

Wheatmore’s Ryan Marshall and Eastern Randolph’s Connor Carter shared medalist honors with even-par 72s, with both golfers shooting 36s on the front and back sides.

Wheatmore posted a team score of 350 for a 10-shot advantage on runner-up Providence Grove. Trinity was next with 363, followed by Randleman (390), Southwestern Randolph (402), Eastern Randolph (405) and Uwharrie Charter Academy (426).

Individually, third place went to Providence Grove’s Brandon Davis (82), fourth place to Trinity’s Ethan Earnhardt (84) and fifth place to Wheatmore’s Hunter Marshall ()87).

** In the Mid-Piedmont Conference championships at Asheboro’s Pinewood Country Club, Oak Grove was the overwhelming team winner with a 35-stroke advantage on runner-up Ledford. Asheboro placed fourth among the six teams.

Girls’ soccer

Undefeated Wheatmore defeated host Eastern Randolph 14-0, topped visiting Southwestern Randolph 9-0, and blasted visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy 9-0 in a trio of Piedmont Athletic Conference romps.

Summer Bowman’s four goals and Ellie Garrison’s three goals led the way against Southwestern Randolph. Against UCA, Garrison scored six goals and Bowman had two goals and two assists.

** Macy Allred scored three goals in Southwestern Randolph’s 9-0 home victory against Eastern Randolph.

** Alaliyah Loveday and Taryn Waugh both scored two goals when Providence Grove defeated visiting Trinity 4-0. Rori Luther and Noelle Swaim had the goals when Providence Grove nipped host Randleman 2-0.

** Randleman defeated host UCA 4-2 despite two goals from Jazmin Palma.

When UCA defeated host Eastern Randolph 9-0, Ava Cugino had three goals and Katie Jaimes scored twice.

** Madison Luck had two goals when Asheboro lost 4-3 to visiting Central Davidson in the Piedmont Athletic Conference.

Boys’ tennis

All three area qualifiers for the dual team state playoffs were eliminated in first-round matches.

In Class 2-A, sixth-seeded Trinity lost 6-0 at home to No. 11 seed West Stokes, while No. 12 seed Southwestern Randolph fell 6-0 at No. 5 seed Burns.

In Class 1-A, fifth-seeded Bishop McGuinness overwhelmed No. 12 seed Uwharrie Charter Academy 9-0.

By Randolph Record