Area briefs: Intimidators extend streak to six games
From staff reports
The Kannapolis Intimidators extended their winning streak to six games with a 7-3 victory at Greensboro on Sunday.
The rain-shortened game was stopped after 71/2 innings.
John Curtis, Logan Johnson and Christian Marrero homered for the Intimidators.
Mark Fleisher had a two-run double to break a 3-3 tie in the fifth. Fleisher went 2-for-4 to extend his hitting streak to 15 games.
Levi Maxwell (8-2) pitched a complete game for the Intimidators. He allowed four hits and three runs while walking none and striking out six.
The Intimidators are back home tonight against the Lexington Legends.
Fireworks will be part of the fun at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on July 3, 4 and 5. For tickets, call 704-932-FANS or go online to intimidatorsbaseball.com.
– American Legion baseball
South Rowan and Lexington were scoreless in the bottom of the second inning when Sunday’s game was halted by lightning.
Zach Wright was pitching for South and was off to a good start with three early strikeouts.
South (11-9, 7-6) hasn’t been able to complete a game the last three nights because of weather conditions. It still has five league games left to play ó or complete ó and will be busy down the stretch with five games in four days.
South will make up the Lexington game on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. That game will be scheduled for seven innings.
South will play host to Mooresville Wednesday night, while Lexington will play at Kannapolis Wednesday night.
South plays at home against Stanly tonight, hopes to complete its suspended game with Statesville on Tuesday and plays host to Rowan County in a makeup game on Thursday.
* Rowan County’s non-division game against Kernersville was washed out on Sunday and will probably not be rescheduled.
Rowan plays host to Randolph County in a non-division game tonight and plays a key makeup game with Lexington at Newman Park on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, Rowan will officially receive credit for a forfeit victory for a scheduled game with Wilkes, which has folded its team.
Rowan travels to South Rowan on Thursday and will be the host team for the Area III All-Star Game (Northern Division vs. Southern Division) on Saturday.
* Mooresville’s game with Statesville was rained out on Sunday and rescheduled for Thursday. The Moors also have a makeup game at Concord on Tuesday.
* Mocksville lost 4-3 at Concord on Sunday as Concord’s Cody Walker and Mocksville’s Corey Norman staged a pitchers’ duel.
Garrett Furr hit a decisive homer for Concord.
– Coastal Plain League
Asheboro’s Chris Ahearn (Catawba) went 3-for-3 in a 12-8 victory over Martinsville on Saturday.
Brett Hatley (West Rowan, Catawba) was the winning pitcher. He entered the game in the third and limited Martinsville to one run and two hits in five innings.
Ryan Query (A.L. Brown, Catawba) and Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) had two hits each for Asheboro, which scored 11 runs in the third inning.
– Minor leagues
Albemarle High graduate Brad Holt, the 33rd pick in this year’s draft by the New York Mets, got his first pro win with an overwhelming outing for the Brooklyn Cyclones against the Aberdeen IronBirds on Thursday in Brooklyn.
Holt pitched no-hit ball for five innings in a 4-2 victory. He struck out six and walked one.
Holt was 11-1 this season at UNC Wilmington.
* David Thomas (Catawba) played left field and went 2-for-2 with two doubles, two RBIs and one sacrifice bunt for the Arizona League Athletics in a 10-7 victory over the Mariners on Sunday.
Thomas is batting .714.
* Garrett Sherrill (A.L. Brown) had a rough relief outing on Sunday in Helena’s 10-8 loss against Missoula.
Sherrill, a 12th-round pick by the Milwaukee Brewers, entered in the eighth inning to protect a 5-3 lead and allowed two inherited runners to score.
Then he allowed five runs in the ninth on a flurry of ground-ball singles that found holes and a three-run homer.
Sherrill walked three, struck out two and threw one wild pitch.
– Spencer Little League
Spencer’s 11-12 Little League all-stars are Austin Gelow, Luke Setzer, Justin Norman, Bryson Shepherd, Harry Shephard, Tyler Mulkey, Joseph Lingle, Chase Younts, Jamie Null, Nathan Little and Carter Thomason.
– Rowan Little League
Rowan Little League All-Stars have been selected and are now in action.
The 9-10 Navy all-stars are managed by Bill Ingraham, who is assisted by Cash Earnhardt. Players are William Ingraham, Jake Haire, Leea Earnhardt, Miller Graham, Matthew Long, Spencer Storey, Alex Link, Mackie Gallagher, Trent Berry, Will Steinman, Max Fisher, Cody Larue and Sam Kennedy.
The 9-10 Red all-stars are managed by Jeff Link. Coaches are Steve Yang and Steve Love. Players are Caleb Link, Tyler Bernhardt, Hunter Bernhardt, Zack Ham, Zack Shaver, Jeremy Simpson, Lee Poteat, Dylan Phillips, Austin Love, John Yang, Alex Yang, Coyte Kyles, Davis Nelson and Tyler Wheeler.
Rowan’s 11-12 all-stars are managed by James Collins. Coaches are Brian Atwell and John Stamp.
Players are Tyler Stamp, Dillon Atwell, Omar Bautista, Chance Bowden, Nick Collins, John Daughtery, Austin McNeil, Cody McNeely, John Patella, Ben Ritchie, Michael Pinkston, Adam Ratledge.
Rowan’s 10-11 all-stars are managed by Jeff Poteat. The assistant coach is John Myers. Players are Riley Myers, Harrison Baucom, Frankie Goodnight, Nick Collins, Wood Poteat, Brendon Foil, Will Cody, Ryan Jones, Juan Garcia, Will Lytle and Tyler Poteat.
Steve Crandall manages the Rowan Junior all-star team. Players are Steven Crandall, Parker Murphy, Wesley Hubbard, Jared Brooks, Tyler Blume, Elliot Hayes, Chase Laing, Tyler Schenk, Cody Taylor, Brandon Hawkins, Jacob Watson, Chandler Collins, Mack Kennedy, Bryson Bogle and Walt Waggoner.
– Olympic Trials
Pole vaulter Jeremy Scott, a Nebraska native who trains in Arkansas and is the husband of Salisbury’s Sarah Mayberry, fell short in his bid to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team at Sunday’s Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.
The 6-foot-9 Scott tied for sixth, clearing 18 feet, 1/2 inch.
The three vaulters who will represent the U.S. in Beijing are veterans Derek Miles (19-1/4) and Jeff Hartwig (18-81/4) and 26-year-old American record-holder Brad Walker (18-61/2).
Walker cleared 19-93/4 a few weeks ago.
– Scruggs gets ace
Ryan Scruggs made a hole-in-one at Warrior Golf Club on Sunday.
Scruggs aced the 203-yard No. 12 hole with a 3-iron. The shot was witnessed by Chad Steen and Kendall Carter.
– Isenhour: strong tourney
Salisbury native Tripp Isenhour finished tied for 24th in the Wayne Gretzky Classic, a Nationwide Tour event that concluded in Ontario, Canada, on Sunday.
Isenhour shot 67-71-68-69 ó 275 and finished six shots back of winner Justin Hicks. Isenhour took home $6,785.
– Catawba tennis camps
There are four more weeks of summer tennis camps at Catawba.
Each week still has a few spots available: July 7-10, July 21-24, July 28-31, and August 4-7.
This fall, Catawba will offer afterschool junior tennis clinics as well as clinics on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.
Information on the clinics is listed on the www.gocatawbaindians.com website under the camps and clinics link.
To register or for questions about the tennis clinics, call Jeff Childress at 704-637-4265 or e-mail at email@example.com.
– Hoops Unlimited camp
Applications are still being accepted for the July 7-10 session of the 15th Annual Hoops Unlimited Basketball Camp for rising 2nd-5th grade boys and girls.
The camp will be held at North Hills Christian School.
The cost of the all-day camp is $95 and includes a camp T-shirt and “all you can eat lunch each day.”
For information, contact camp director Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.