Sports Briefs: Former War Eagle to appear in March Madness

Published 12:43 pm Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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Maddox will experience March Madness

Davie County will be represented in March Madness thanks to UNC Asheville’s triumph in the Big South Conference Tournament. Zaharee Maddox of Mocksville is a freshman reserve for the Bulldogs, who defeated Campbell, 77-73, in Sunday’s championship game to secure the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

This will be UNC-A’s fifth trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Maddox is a 5-10, 160-pound guard who has appeared in four games for the 27-7 Bulldogs. He has scored four points in a total of 12 minutes.

Glow golf at Colin Creek April 1

Colin Creek will hold a glow golf event on April 1. It will be a nine-hole par-3. It will last from approximately 7:10-11 p.m. The price is $21 with a LED ball or $17 if you bring your own ball. A tee time is required. For more information, contact the pro shop at 336-940-2790.

Davie LL golf tournament May 19

Davie Little League is holding a golf tournament to help support raising funds for its new Challenger field. The captain’s choice tournament will be held at Pudding Ridge on May 19. Lunch will be served for players between 12-2 p.m. For more information, contact Leigh Shenberger at 336-287-0305.

Lacrosse teams drop openers

The Davie boys lacrosse team lost its season opener, 14-6, against visiting Reynolds on Feb. 28. The Demons beat the Davie girls 14-4. Both Davie teams have new coaches in 2023. Coaching the boys is Ross Neisler, and the girls coach is Hailey Hines.