Sports News Briefs: Week of April 21

BY VICTOR HENSLEY, News + Record Staff
Posted 4/21/21

Sports Briefs

Two CCCC basketball players earn honors

SANFORD — Two Central Carolina Community College basketball players — Derek Gardner and Montell Moore — have been named to the …

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Two CCCC basketball players earn honors

SANFORD — Two Central Carolina Community College basketball players — Derek Gardner and Montell Moore — have been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II All-Region Honorable Mention Team for the 2020-2021 season.

Gardner, a 6-foot-2 freshman guard from Hampstead (Topsail High School), averaged 13.8 points per game.

“Derek had a really good freshman season. I’m super proud of his accomplishments, and look forward to an even better season in his second year,” CCCC Coach Brad McDougald said of Gardner. “Derek has been a blessing to the program, and has done all the right things since arriving.”

Moore, a 6-foot-2 sophomore guard/forward from Fayetteville (Cape Fear High School), averaged 12.9 points per game.

“Montell is a great young man, with a huge heart and passion for the game,” McDougald said of Moore. “Montell has been a big part of the program since arriving and made his mark while here. It has been a blessing to coach him and watch him grow into a better basketball player and even better person.”

For more information on Central Carolina Community College — which is dedicated to providing pathways to achievable dreams, visit www.cccc.edu.

Tyler Romel Earns All-Conference Honors

ANNVILLE, Pennsylvania — Tyler Romel of Pittsboro is one of seven Lebanon Valley College ice hockey players to earn Middle Atlantic All-Conference awards for the 2020-21 season. Romel was named All-Middle Atlantic Conference Second Team.

Romel finished with three points as a defenseman that included a goal and a pair of assists.

Romel, a graduate of Northwood High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in accounting at The Valley.

More information about LVC Athletics is available at godutchmen.com.

CN+R staff reports

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