Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 29, 2007
From staff reports
Winthrop junior Jason Williams (West Rowan) cleared 6 feet, 11 inches and placed seventh in the high jump at the Eastern Regional in Gainesville, Fla. He broke the school record of 6-10 earlier this spring in a meet at Winthrop.
n Wagner honored
Belmont infielder Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) was one of three freshmen who made the all-tournament team at the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship. Eleven players were on the team.
Wagner went 8-for-21 with five runs, three RBIs and two extra-base hits in five tournament games for Belmont, which started 3-0 but dropped a pair of championship games to Jacksonville.
He finished second on the team with a .335 average on the season.
n Intimidators win
Center fielder Archie Gilbert made his third superb catch of the series against the Greensboro Grasshoppers, starting a game-ending double play as the Kannapolis Intimidators beat the Grasshoppers 6-5 on Sunday.
The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Intimidators (24-26).
n South Junior Legion
South Rowan’s Junior Legion team rallied to beat Mooresville 11-8 on Sunday.
South overcame an 8-3 deficit and won the game on Maverick Miles’ three-run homer, his second homer of the night.
Zack Grkman’s walk and hits by Zack Bottenfield and J.D. Bare got the winning rally started.
Bottenfield, Miles, Blake Houston, and Zach Wright all had four hits.
South (2-0) will visit Concord Monday for its first league game.
n Pulley wins medals
Granite Quarry’s Doni Pulley, owner of Academy of Kempo Karate in Salisbury, recently returned from Budapest, Hungary and the World Kempo Championships. Pulley won a silver medal and two bronze medals while representing the United States.
n Hoops Unlimited
Applications are still being accepted for three sessions of the 14th Annual Hoops Unlimited Basketball Camp.
n Richfield Elementary School: June 18-21, rising second-fifth grade boys and girls; June 25-28, rising sixth-ninth grade boys and girls.
n North Hills Christian School: July 9-12, rising second-fifth grade boys and girls.
The cost of the all-day camp is $95 and includes a T-shirt and “all you can eat” lunch. Contact Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.