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Last week the Cherryville Ironmen celebrated their 1992 State Championship with a special ceremony at Fraley Field. The Ironmen downed Whiteville two games to one to take home the title. Team members included Steve Sanders, Brian Kiser, Kelly Homesley, Preston Long, Chesley Walls, Brian McGinnis, Joel Porter, Apollo Brooks, Jack Moss, Jason Gates, Alan Carpenter, Brian Dalton, Eric Eaker, Bryan Jones, Travis Potter, Eric Bridges, Mark Allen, Heath Rippy and Robbie Wallace. The team was coached by Henry Jones.
Lincolnton’s Sage Surratt of Lincolnton was a unanimous selection for the Associated Press All State basketball team. Surratt was the only unanimous choice. He was selected to the team by 14 sports writers from across the state.
The Gaston County boys and girls track and field championships were held last week. For the girls, Ashbrook placed first followed by Forestview. For the boys, Forestview placed first followed by Ashbrook. Nate Whitake of Forestview was named the Most Valuable Field Athlete. East Gaston’s Landon Maxwell was named the Most Valuable Runner. Ashbrook’s Hassani Burris won the Most Valuable Field Athlete. Guyah Love was named the Most Valuable Runner.
The Shelby boys and Kings Mountain girls won the Cleveland County Track and Field Championships. For the boys, Shelby was followed by Kings Mountain. Crest placed second for the girls behind Kings Mountain.
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