Wright, May team to no-hit Spiders
From staff reports
A.L. Brownís Jacob Wright and Dylan May combined on a no-hitter in a 5-2 SPC baseball victory over Concord on Tuesday.
Wright hit five batters, but he and May struck out 12 hitters.
Wright also provided the winning blow for the Wonders (6-6, 4-4) when he hit a mammoth, three-run, walk-off homer to right-center in the seventh.
The Wonders had seven hits, but left the bases loaded three times. Wright was the only Wonder with two hits.
Brown is scheduled to make up a game at South Rowan tonight.
* North Rowan-Salisbury and Carson-Statesville baseball games were among those pushed back by wet fields.
North plays at Salisbury tonight.
* Catawba athletics
Catawbaís spring Blue-White football game, originally scheduled for this Saturday, has been postponed until Wednesday, April 9, at 4 p.m., in Shuford Stadium.†
The game is being postponed due to†practices being limited this week by weather issues. In addition, Howard Williamson, one of three quarterbacks vying for the starting position, is out this week due to the death of his father, H. Evert Williamson.
* The Chiefs Club luncheon, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
* The Ladies Night event, hosted by Chiefs Club president Tippy Miller and featuring football questions and answers with head coach Chip Hester, will still be held Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m., in the Michael Team Room of Hayes Field House.
* Catawbaís womenís golf team finished 10th out of 12 schools at the Hargett Memorial Tournament which concluded on Tuesday at the 5,810-yard, par-72 Olde Sycamore Golf Club. Belmont Abbey shot a total of 643 to top runner-up and host Wingate, which had a score of 685. Catawba finished at 751.
Newberryís Franziska Blum claimed medalist honors with a two-round total of 155. Catawbaís top finisher was Kelsey Babos, who was 16th with a score of 175. Catawbaís Elizabeth Smith shot 183 and finished 33rd.
* Catawba menís iBî team finished seventh in a field of nine teams at the Hargett Memorial. Wingate won the event with a two-round total of 617. Mount Olive was second with a total of 623. Catawba finished at 640.
Chris Rae and Jonathan Clapp were the top Catawba finishers as both shot scores of 158 to tie for 14th.
* Catawbaís softball doubleheader with Chowan has been postponed due to weather. The games have been rescheduled for April 7 at Whitley Field with a 2 p.m. first pitch.
* Tucker wins tourney
Chris Tucker won the 2008 E-Z-Go Old North State Carolinas PGA Senior Open held at the Old North State Club in New London. Tucker shot 1-under 71 and 72 ó 143 and prevailed by one shot over Larry Boswell.
* Pfeiffer softball
Led by pitcher Dacia Ijames, Pfeifferís softball team (20-17) swept Conference Carolinas foe Mount Olive 4-3 and 3-0. The sweep was only third against Mount Olive in the Trojansí last 30 home doubleheaders.
* East Rowan softball
East Rowanís NPC softball game at Northwest Cabarrus was postponed until today.
* Braves on TV
The Atlanta Braves play the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight on FSN at 7:10 and on SportSouth on Thursday at 7:10.
* Kannapolis Legion
The Kannapolis American Legion program will hold a meeting for the parents of prospective players on Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m.
The meeting will be at the VFW at 2500 N. Cannon Boulevard.