Sports Briefs: Gracie Wilson player of the week

Published 1:44 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2023

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Wilson athlete of the week

Gracie Wilson, a 6-2 freshman from Mocksville who plays volleyball for Southern Wesleyan University (Central, S.C.), was named McAlister’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 2-7. Wilson totaled 15 blocks for the week, including a record-breaking nine assisted blocks against Belmont Abbey on Oct. 6.

JV football loses at West

Davie’s JV football team fell behind 14-0 in the opening minutes and saw its comeback bid fall short, losing 28-20 at West Forsyth on Oct. 12. The War Eagles (3-5, 1-4 Central Piedmont Conference) have dropped four straight.

Garza shoots Davie’s best score at Maple Chase

Davie’s golf team finished fourth out of five in a CPC meet at Maple Chase Golf and Country Club on Oct. 11. Sophia Garza was Davie’s No. 1 player on the day as the senior shot 15-over 51. Reagan was the top team with 117 strokes. West Forsyth (122) and Mt. Tabor (154) finished ahead of Davie’s 157. Reynolds (161) was last.

JV volleyball closes 10-4 in CPC

Davie’s JV volleyball team wrapped up its season with a pair of 2-0 victories last week. Davie played at Parkland before hosting Glenn two days later. Coach Tabatha Lyons’ club finished 13-6 overall and 10-4 in the league.