Jacobs second in meet
From staff reports
South Rowan’s Olivia Jacobs finished second in the 3200 in a time of 12:18 at Mooresville’s Blue Devil Invitational on Saturday.
South’s Emily Kinney finished eighth in the 3200 in 13:02.
n College baseball
Catawba split Saturday’s doubleheader at North Alabama.
Blake Ketner pitched six shutout innings and recorded 16 outs on groundballs in a 2-0 win in the opener. Nathan Furr got the save. Ryan Query and Jerry Sands knocked in runs.
Alex Fairweather pitched well, but Catawba lost 2-0 in the second game. The 26th-ranked Indians (28-13) were held to three hits.
n Belmont’s Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) had three hits, including his first homer, as the Bruins beat Florida Gulf Coast 12-5 to end a 10-game losing skid.
n Davidson’s Brett Shore (South) had three hits, but the Wildcats dropped two games to Western Carolina on Saturday.
n Minor leagues
Anthony Carter pitched the Kannapolis Intimidators to a 6-2 victory at Greenville on Saturday. Jason Rice earned a save. Christian Marrero had three hits for Kannapolis.
The teams were unable to play another scheduled game because of weather issues.
A twin bill has been set for today.
n Spencer Steedley (East Rowan) pitched two scoreless innings for the Beloit Snappers on Saturday.
n Bobby Parnell (East) started Saturday for Binghamton in a 2-0 loss to Trenton in the Eastern League.
Parnell allowed two runs and five hits and struck out four in 32/3 innings.
Livingstone’s annual spring football scrimmage was rained out on Saturday and rescheduled for today at 3 p.m. at Alumni Stadium.
Lamonte Massie is entering his second season as head coach of the Blue Bears.
n Catawba’s softball doubleheader at Newberry was rained out Saturday and rescheduled for Monday afternoon.
n Catawba’s lacrosse match against St. Leo has been moved from wet Shuford Stadium to the artificial surface at Queens Sports Complex in Charlotte. The match is scheduled for tonight at 7.
n College softball
Maryland third baseman Devon Williams (West Rowan) started a game-ending double play in Saturday’s 3-1 victory against Florida State.
n College track
Appalachian State’s Mark Sturgis (North Rowan) finished second in the triple jump at the Duke Invitational with an effort of 48 feet, 8 inches. Sturgis was 15th in the 200 in 22.4 seconds.
ASU’s Philip Bush (North) was 31st in the 100 in 11.44.
N.C. State’s Jason Jones (East Rowan) was 21st in the hammer throw at 143-4.
n Rampage football
Rowan Rampage registration and sign-ups will be held on April 12 from 2-4 p.m. at the Forum in Salisbury.
Registration fee for returning players is $30.
Registration fee for prospective new players is $60.
Players should be prepared to weigh in and perform in the bench press and long jump.
Contact Larry Bryant at 704-779-7515.
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