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Monday’s roundup: Former South Point standout makes decision, G-W basketball result, Cleveland CC softball signee and high school volleyball results

By Richard Walker

NIck Muse

Former South Point High standout Nick Muse announced on twitter Monday night that he will return to South Carolina to play for new Gamecocks coach Shane Beamer.

Muse tweeted at 6:30 p.m. “Time to get to work!” with the following message:

“There is an opportunity for greatness here at USC. I believe in what coach Beamer is bringing to the program and I want to be a part of it. That is why I will be returning for my extra year of eligibility.” — Nick Muse.

A 2017 South Point High graduate, Muse began his career at William & Mary before transferring to South Carolina for the 2019 season. He’s developed into a top Gamecocks’ receiving target in the past two seasons, catching 17 passes for 158 yards in 2019 and catching 30 passes for 425 yards and one touchdown this past season.

College men’s basketball
Campbell 70, Gardner-Webb 61: A strong second half gave the visiting Camels (5-5, 1-2) their first Big South Conference win of the year against host Gardner-Webb (2-6, 1-2).

Jacob Falko had 18 points and six rebounds and Anthony Selden 16 points and five rebounds to lead Gardner-Webb, which will host Campbell on Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the next game for both teams.

Gardner-Webb gets TV date: ESPNU has selected Gardner-Webb’s Jan. 14 game at Radford to be televised at 7 p.m., the Big South Conference office announced on Monday. The game will mark the fifth national TV match-up between the schools – and fourth from Radford – including Gardner-Webb’s historic 2019 league tournament championship game victory.

Brianna Frye, a senior at Sun Valley High School in Monroe, signs a National Letter of Intent to play softball at Cleveland Community College. Seated with Frye are her parents, Zach and Cristen Bevilacqua. CCC softball Coach Ronald Beaver stands in the back.

College softball
Monroe Sun Valley’s Brianna Frye signed a national letter of intent to play softball at Cleveland Community College.

High school volleyball
East Lincoln 3, North Lincoln 0 (25-10, 25-17 25-16): The Mustangs improved to 8-1 in the South Fork 2A Conference behind Ashley Fowler (7 kills, 10 digs), Peyton Crates (14 digs), Katie Cook (26 assists, 11 digs, 4 kills), Maddy Gartland (8 kills), Jordan Gromlich (5 kills, 4 solo blocks) and Kaylee Spees (22 digs, 3 aces).
North Lincoln won the JV match 2-1 (19-25, 25-23, 15-11) with East Lincoln being led by Alexa Dos Santos (11 kills, 7 digs), Ansley Horne (6 kills), Regan Rowe (5 kills, 20 assists), Kaylon Perkins (17 digs) and Alivia Maj (9 digs).

South Point 3, Shelby 0: South Point also won the JV match 2-0.