October 2, 2013
Scots defeated by
Hoke County 2-0
RAEFORD — Hoke County defeated the Scots soccer team for the second time this season, winning 2-0 Monday night. The Bucks got on the board early, scoring within the first two minutes.
Despite the early deficit, Scotland coach Danny Gallagher said his team played with good energy.
“The boys stayed positive and fought very hard throughout the rest of the game,” Gallagher said.
Hoke’s second goal came off of a free kick that started a scramble in the box. Eventually a Hoke players was able to control the ball and put it into the net.
Scotland falls to 1-11 overall and 1-5 in the conference. They will face Purnell Swett tonight at home. The game is varsity only and begins at 7 p.m.
Volleyball wins in
South View sweep
HOPE MILLS — Scotland’s volleyball team picked up another win Monday when they swept South View in three sets. The Scots won 25-18, 25-17 and 25-16.
Aces by several Scotland servers contributed to the win. Avery Callahan had five on 13 serves, Madeline Milholland had six on 14 and Katelyn Hunt had three on 14 attempts.
Milholland also added six kills and Jessie Kee had seven. Callahan continued to set up her teammates as she finished with 18 assists.
Larson to make Sprint
Cup debut at Charlotte
CHARLOTTE (AP) — Kyle Larson will make his Sprint Cup Series debut next week at Charlotte Motor Speedway driving for Phoenix Racing.
Larson will drive Oct. 12 and he is also scheduled to drive the No. 51 Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 27.
The two races are a warm-up for Larson as he prepares to move full-time to the Sprint Cup Series next season for Chip Ganassi Racing. He’ll drive the No. 42 Chevrolet next season as Juan Pablo Montoya’s replacement.
“We are happy to have an opportunity to get Kyle in a couple of Cup races this year,” Ganassi said in a statement. “Those races along with an aggressive testing schedule will be invaluable in his preparation for the 2014 season.”
Larson is in his first full NASCAR season this year and ranks ninth in the Nationwide Series. He’s got 15 top-10 finishes and is coming off a second-place finish last weekend to Joey Logano at Dover.
“I am very excited to get behind the wheel of a Cup car in Charlotte this month,” Larson said. “I have a lot of work to do to prepare for the 2014 season and I cannot wait to get started.”