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Area briefs: Parnell wins in Triple-A

From staff reports
Bobby Parnell (East Rowan) was the winning pitcher in his Triple-A debut for New Orleans on Monday.
He allowed five hits and two runs in six innings in a 3-2 victory against Memphis. He struck out five and walked two.
Parnell retired 12 of 15 batters during four scoreless innings to begin the game, and Memphis tied the score with a two-run fifth. Parnell batted in the top of the seventh, popping up a bunt to fall to 0-for-3 at the plate. Jesus Feliciano hit a go-ahead RBI single in the next at-bat.
Parnell threw 88 pitches, and 53 were strikes. Back-to-back hits, including a triple, with two away produced Memphis’ runs.
* Spencer Steedley (East) started on the mound and was the losing pitcher as Fort Myers fell to Dunedin 7-2 in Florida State League play on Monday. Steedley allowed five runs in four innings.
– Rowan Rampage
D’Andre Hopper’s 28-yard field goal lifted the Rowan Rampage to a 3-0 victory at High Point on Saturday.
Hopper’s field goal came on Rowan’s second possession and was his second game-winning kick of the season.
Rowan (3-0) pushed inside the High Point 10 three other times, but were stopped twice on downs by the Ravens’ strong defense and turned it over once.
Rowan’s defense turned in its second shutout of the young season.
Travis Gist and Corby Jones made interceptions. Jones’ pick in the fourth quarter sealed the victory.
Former North Rowan standout Marcus Lawing had a sack and tackled the punter for a big play on special teams.
Former Salisbury beast Steve Blanton had four solo stops, including a sack. Maurice Swaringen and Nichael Hill contributed five tackles apiece.
Hopper was 6-for-11 passing for 83 yards, and Rodney Wallace picked up 44 yards in 13 rushing attempts.
– GARS: Bradley shoots age
Seventy-five GARS members played the third of four rounds of the GARS annual tournament at Warrior on Monday.
Bill Bradley shot his age with a 79.
Low ‘A’ flight winner was Butch Adams with a net of 62.27. Low ‘B’ winner was Everett Hancock Sr. with a net of 62.48. Winning ‘C’ flight was Harry Agner with a net of 60.52. ‘D’ flight winner was Harold Hattaway with a net of 62.34.
– McCanless golf
Christopher Dale Kendrick of Salisbury made a hole-in-one on No. 12 at McCanless on Saturday.
Kendrick used a 5-wood on the 175-yard hole. He was playing with Michael Kendrick and Tyler Carpenter.
* Mary Seaford and Andy Canup teamed for an 81 to win a McCanless Couples League tournament with a Best Ball format held at Winston Lakes.
Dolly Canup and J.D. Kirk shot 82 for second place. Beverly Cobb and Norman Carlton shot 83 for third.
* In the Couples weekly nine-hole match with a Captain’s Choice format, Gene and Mary Seaford, Chris James and Angelia Hovater won with a 29.
Robin and Brett Leslie and Ty and Beverly Cobb shot 31 for second.
Walt and Kim Kincaid and J.D. and Patty Kirk shot 32 and took third via a scorecard playoff. J.D. Kirk had the longest putt on No. 6.
– West Rowan
Photos for football will be taken today at 1 p.m. in the stadium. The other fall sports photos will begin at 2:30 p.m.
* West will play host to West Forsyth in a football scrimmage tonight at 6 p.m.
Admission is $3.
* On Wednesday night, a required parents meeting for all fall sports participants will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
* West’s football team will travel to Thomasville for a scrimmage with the Bulldogs on Friday at 6 p.m.
– Intimidators fall
Mark Fleisher’s two-run homer in the 10th inning gave Kannapolis a lead, but the Intimidators lost 9-8 when the Asheville Tourists answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning.

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