by Aaron Garcia
On Nov. 19, Metrolina Christian Academy senior Katie Calloway scored the 1,000th point of her career.
Calloway, a four-year starter for the Warriors, is the third player in school history to reach the milestone and the first girl to do so. Calloway was honored during a ceremony following the Warriors’ home game against Gaston Day on Nov. 22.
Maverick girls hold opponent to eight total points
On Nov. 30, the Marvin Ridge High School girls basketball team improved to 3-0 on the year by dismantling Gastonia Hunter Huss, 84-8.
Huss managed only four first-half points before being shut out in the third quarter. Maverick Jordan Henry led all scorers with 16 points, followed by teammate Anna Lipocky with 14. On the season, Marvin Ridge is outscoring opponents by an average of 65-21. The Mavericks travel to Hickory Ridge on Friday, Dec. 3.
ACC championship hits Charlotte again
A limited number of tickets remain for the 2010 Dr. Pepper ACC Football Championship, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, at Bank of America Stadium.
The sixth ACC Football Championship will be a matchup between Virginia Tech and Florida State. Kickoff is 7:45 p.m., and the game will be aired nationally on ESPN. The winner of the championship earns the Atlantic Coast Conference’s bid to play in the Discover Orange Bowl, if it is not selected for the BCS National Championship Game.
Early this week, event organizers said more than 65,000 tickets had been sold for the game in 73,778-seat Bank of America Stadium. Tickets began at $25 and were available by visiting www.accfootballcharlotte.com, www.ticketmaster.com or calling 704-378-4455.