Area Sports Briefs:

  • Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:44 a.m.

From staff reports



Pairings are set for the 35th annual Horace Billings Rowan County Amateur golf tournament at Corbin Hills.

The final spots were settled in a Monday playoff. Gary Miller and Brad Vinson earned the final spots in the on Monday. Friday’s times:


2:46 p.m.

Defending Champion Keith Dorsett vs. Gary Miller

Kevin Lentz vs. Chace Jensen

2:54 p.m.

Nick Lyerly vs. Chris Owen

Andrew Morgan vs. Abraham Post

3:02 p.m.

Drue Davis vs. Chuck Valley

Jared Hough vs. Curt Thomas

3:10 p.m.

Brian Jones vs. Michael Dorsett

Steve Gegorek vs. Sean Kramer

3:18 p.m.

Ronnie Eidson vs. Brad Vinson

Ross Steedley vs. Derek Lipe

3:26 p.m.

Logan Shuping vs. John Post

Mark Deese vs. Chris Queen

3:34 p.m.

Phil Miller vs. Chris Sifford

Josh Brincefield vs. George Benfield

3:42 p.m.

Shane Benfield vs. Andy Lombard

Ryan Honeycutt vs. Derrek Corpening

American Legion

Randolph County beat the Mooresville Moors 7-6 in 10 innings at McCrary Park on Monday. Randolph used five pitchers and took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

Randolph’s 3-4-5 men banged out 12 hits.

Michael Knight pitched well as the Moors’ starter.

Game 3 is tonight at Lake Norman High.

Junior Legion

Kernersville beat West Rowan 10-1 on Monday to win a best-of-three Area III championship series two games to one.

Both teams will play in the state tournament.

Intimidators baseball

Jason Coats homered and Kyle Hansen pitched shutout innings as the Kannapolis Intimidators beat Greensboro 4-0 on Monday at CMC-NorthEast Stadium.

Youth baseball

East Rowan 9U all-stars won against Indian Trail on Monday and play again today.

• China Grove’s 9U all-stars lost 5-3 to Matthews. China Grove plays again today.

• Kannapolis began competition this week in the Dixie Youth state tournament at Smithville Park in Southport with a 13-3 victory in seven innings.

Dubby West pitched a strong 5 1/3 innings, striking out eight. Jacob Tuttle pitched the last 1 2/3 innings, striking out three.

Lane Argabright and Tuttle had two hits each and both scored three runs. Ryan O’Kelly had two hits.

Other team members are Matt Baucom, John Vincent, Sam Rogers, Owen Prucetti, Cam Rayfield, Robert Rayfield and Zac Stegall.

Prep baseball

North Rowan pitcher Travis Holshouser will be on Pfeiffer’s team next season.

A story is upcoming.

Prep football

Davie offensive lineman Tripp McNeill (6-5, 290) was named to the NCPreps preseason All-State team. McNeill has committed to Duke.

• North Stanly rising sophomore RB Antonio Williams already has offers from Georgia, UNC and N.C. State.





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