Viking Reschedules Games
Union Pines has announced that two games scheduled for today have been postponed until Thursday. The Vikings boys' soccer home game against Southern Lee will be played at 7 p.m. Thursday, while the girls' tennis team will travel to Overhills for its rescheduled match.
The site for Thursday's 4 p.m. freshman football game between the Pinecrest Green team and Scotland County has been changed.
Instead of playing at Pinecrest, the contest has been moved to Memorial Field on Morganton Roadin Southern Pines.
A busy day of football also includes a 4 p.m. game between the Pinecrest freshmen Gold team at Hoke County, and a junior varsity game at 7 p.m. between Pinecrest and Southern Lee at the John Williams Athletic Complex.
Pats Win in Volleyball
The Pinecrest volleyball team bounced back strongly from last week's loss to Scotland by picking up a 25-17, 25-23 and 25-14 victory at Richmond Senior Tuesday evening. The win raises the Patriot record to 2-1 in the Mid-Southeastern Conference and 6-3 overall.
Kelly Lovely led the Pats in service points with 12, and Luciana Pilatti was credited with three aces. Tatiana Suvorova, Ashley Sweeting and Addy George shared the lead in kills with seven apiece. Also for the visitors, Morgan Ridge contributed 17 assists and four digs.
The Patriots are at home on Thursday with Hoke County providing the opposition in a 6 p.m. start.
Falcons Win in Tennis
The O'Neal School girls' tennis team defeated Fayetteville Academy 7-2 Tuesday in its first home match of the season.
After dropping the first two singles, the Falcons won the rest of their matches. They go into Thursday's 4 p.m. match at home against Village Christian Academy with a record of 2-0 in the CFIC Conference and 2-0 overall. Fayetteville Academy fell to 0-1 and 0-5.
O'Neal 7, Fayetteville Academy 2
Singles -- Laura Hatcher (F) def. Brianna Ek lost 6-2, 7-5; Jessica Morales (F) def. Katie Jenkins lost 6-2, 6-3; Mary Garner (O) def. Kristen McConnell 6-2, 6-3; Virginia Scarpa (O)def. Christine Sommers 6-3. 6-4; Amelia Schirmer (O)def. Gilean Manning 6-0, 6-0; Jenny Lam (O)def. Sita Chandra 6-0, 6-3.
Doubles -- Ek-Jenkins (O) def. Hatcher-Morales 8-5: Garner-Shirmer (O) def. McConnell-Summers 8-3; Virginia Scarpa-Victoria Scarpa (O) def. Haleigh Bigler-Maggie Daniels 8-0.
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