The Maiden girls soccer team beat Lincolnton 4-0 on the road Friday in Lincolnton, improving to 6-5-1 both overall and in the South Fork 2A Conference. Liz Mroz had two goals for the Blue Devils, while Kylin Wayne had one goal and one assist, Mallory Moose had one goal, Alison Cabalceta had one assist and Payton Nolley earned a shutout in goal.
Maiden is at Newton-Conover on Monday, while the Wolves (4-6, 4-6 South Fork 2A) host North Lincoln.
The Panthers blanked the Bears at home Friday in Morganton, moving to 7-5 both overall and in the Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference. On the other side, Bunker Hill is now 0-10 in both.
Patton hosts Fred T. Foard on Tuesday, while Bunker Hill visits Hibriten.
St. Stephens 9, Alexander Central 0
The Indians earned a clean sweep of the Cougars at home Thursday in Hickory. In singles action, AJ Swisher defeated Luke Davis (6-0, 6-0), Zach Swisher beat Evan Sharpe (6-1, 6-0), Bradley Markland defeated Bodie King (6-0, 6-1), Andrew Shultz beat Jose Rodriguez (6-0, 6-1), Jackson VanBeurden defeated Samuel Law (6-4, 6-2) and Dayton Anderson beat Robbie Herman (6-0, 6-1).