Area briefs: Robinson records sack
From staff reports
Scotty Robinson (Salisbury) made two tackles, including a sack, in East Carolina’s opening scrimmage.
– Intimidators lose
The Kannapolis Intimidators lost 8-3 to Greenville at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on Sunday.
The Intimidators (23-23) still won six of eight games on their homestand.
Kannapolis starter Miguel Socolovich (4-6) took the loss.
Sergio Morales finished a triple shy of the cycle. Jorge Castillo went 2-for-4 in his debut.
The Intimidators are at Asheville tonight.
– Minor leagues
Vancouver’s David Thomas (Catawba) ended a slump by doubling to lead off Sunday’s game.
Vancouver topped Spokane 7-1, and Thomas raised his average to .254.
* Zach Ward (A.L. Brown) pitched well in relief for New Britain in a 6-4 loss to Bowie on Sunday.
Ward allowed four hits, but he pitched 21/3 scoreless innings.
* Timmy Smith (Catawba) allowed one run and fanned four while pitching the seventh, eighth and ninth innings for the Gulf Coast League Mets against the Cardinals on Sunday.
The Mets lost 6-5 in the 12th.
* Helena’s Garrett Sherrill (A.L. Brown) fell to 1-7 when he allowed a run in the ninth inning in a 3-2 loss against Orem late Saturday.
Sherrill struck out two batters and has fanned 32 in 242/3 innings.
– Coastal Plain League
Relief pitcher Blake Ketner (Catawba) helped Thomasville win its third straight Petit Cup as CPL champions on Sunday.
The HiToms beat Florence 7-4 for the title.
– Golf at Irish Creek
The Virginias team won five of eight final-day singles matches against their Carolinas counterparts to claim the 26th Virginias-Carolinas Junior Matches, which concluded Sunday at The Club at Irish Creek. The visitors took their second straight win in the event.