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In Saturday’s roundup, pair of former East Lincoln standouts and former Cramer standout shine in Chapel Hill and Abbey women’s basketball stays unbeaten

By Richard Walker

Chazz Surratt

Chazz Surratt, a 2016 East Lincoln High graduate, had six tackles in his final home game at Kenan Stadium as the No. 17 Tar Heels improved to 7-3 overall with a 49-9 non-conference win over Western Carolina.
Also for UNC, which visits Miami, Fla. on Saturday in its final regular season game, British Brooks (Ashbrook 2018) had three carries for four yards and Kendall Karr (Stuart Cramer 2020) made his first career reception for three yards.
For Western Carolina (0-3), Trevor Childers (East Lincoln 2017) had nine tackles, including one for a quarterback sack, and a forced fumble. Also for the Catamounts, who don’t play again until their Southern Conference schedule begins on Feb. 20 at Furman, Dorian Davis (Shelby 2019) and Tre Jolly (Shelby 2019) had one tackle apiece and Jaheim Mullen (Hunter Huss 2019) played a reserve linebacker.

Trevor Childers

Clemson 45, Virginia Tech 10: In a losing effort, Dax Hollifield (Shelby 2018) had two tackles and was honored by wearing the No. 25 jersey of former Hokies’ coach Frank Beamer.

Buffalo at Ohio University: The game was cancelled due to COVID-19 issues at Ohio U. The Bulls (3-0) and junior defensive back Aapri Washington (Mountain Island Charter 2017) play against on Saturday at home against Akron.

N.C. State 23, Georgia Tech 13: Jaylon Scott (Shelby 2019) was a reserve linebacker for the Wolfpack, who finished their season at 8-3 overall and 7-3 in the ACC.

Kentucky 41, South Carolina 18: Nick Muse (South Point 2017) started at tight end for the Gamecocks, whose loss ended their season at 2-8 overall and 2-8 SEC.

Basketball

Belmont Abbey 89, Wingate 72: One night after a historic win over NCAA Division I UNC-Greensboro, the No. 23 Lady Crusaders had five players score in double figures in a home non-conference victory over Wingate.
Belmont Abbey (2-0), which was led by Keyanna Spivey’s 16 points, plays again at home on Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. against Catawba.

Belmont Abbey: The Crusaders’ men’s team has cancelled all games until a Jan. 9 home game against Bluefield State.