Area Sports Briefs: East softball wins 1-0
From staff reports
Chelsea White struck out 13 batters as East Rowan beat Lake Norman 1-0 for a big softball win Friday.
Ericka Nesbitt drove in Lindsay Smith with the only run for the Mustangs (6-2, 5-2 NPC).
n Prep baseball
A.L. Brown let an 8-0 lead slip away and lost 18-13 at SPC rival Sun Valley Friday night in a marathon.
Zach Wright hit a grand slam for the Wonders. Wesley Honeycutt went 3-for-4, including a two-run homer, and stole two bases.
Dylan May went 2-for-2 and stole two bases.
n Mooresville beat Northwest Cabarrus 5-0.
Aaron Meadows pitched a three-hitter and struck out seven. Jake Beaver homered.
Corey Seager had two hits for Northwest.
n Casey Liles pitched Statesville to a 7-2 NPC victory over North Iredell. Tanner Stroud had two hits for the Greyhounds.
n In the CCC, Providence Grove topped Ledford 7-5.
In the CPC, Appalachian State-bound Zach Joyce pitched North Davidson to a 19-1 romp against North Forsyth.
n College baseball
Lenoir-Rhyne’s Zach Glass (Salisbury) hit his fifth homer and drove in two in an 11-8 loss to Mar Hill Friday.Alex Britt (Salisbury) pitched the last two innings for the Lions, striking out four and allowing two runs. He struck out Glass in a matchup of former Hornets.
n College football
N.C. Central announced the signing of linebacker Michael Baker , who originally signed with Miami University out of Cardinal Ritter High School in 2007.
Baker was rated the No. 18 outside linebacker prospect in the nation by ESPN.com.
n College golf
Pfeiffer’s Brittany Beltran is Conference Carolinas women’s golf Player of the Month for March.
n West baseball campWest Rowan baseball will hold a spring baseball camp on Saturday, May 9, at Hurley Park.
Times are as follows:
n Ages 4,5 and 6, T-ballers and Coach Pitch, 9-12
n Ages 7-9, B League or age equivalent, 10-1
n Ages 10-12 A-League or age equivalent, 11-2
n Free Coaches Clinic from 2-3
n Camp Cost is $20 per participant
Registration Forms will be available at Hurley Park. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
From there, you will be prompted to send registration fee to: West Rowan Baseball; 8050 Hwy 801N; Mt.Ulla, N.C. 28125.
n North boostersThe North Rowan High School Booster Club will meet on Monday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the media center.
Discussion will be about the golf tournament, sports banquet and elections. All members are encouraged to attend. The public is invited.
n Hundley golf event The 7th annual Bob Hundley Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 9, at Corbin Hills.
It will be captain’s choice format and is $45 per person or $180 per team.
Lunch will be served at 12:30, the putting contest will be at 1 p.m., and the tournament starts at 2 p.m.
There are openings for hole sponsors and golfers. For information, contact David Johnston at 704-636-4149 or 704-213-0404.
n Church golf leagueThe Rowan County Church Golf League organizational meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting is at the McCanless Golf Club clubhouse and will cover any changes for the upcoming season.
Beneficiaries will be nominated at the meeting. All the league participants will have the opportunity to vote for two charities.
One representative from each church should be present. Call the pro shop at (704) 637-1235 or e-mail email@example.com for information.n Lowe’s Motor SpeedwayLowe’s Motor Speedway will honor Autism Awareness Month by contributing $10 from every ticket sold to the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race and Coca-Cola 600 from April 3-11.
n College tennisLivingstone’s women lost to J.C. Smith 9-0 Thursday.
n Catawba rolled to a 9-0 win over visiting Livingstone Friday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Indians (8-7) dropped only one game.
n Jayvee baseballGavin Peeler had two hits and sparked a four-run fifth with an RBI double to lift Carson to a 6-4 win against South Rowan.
Zach Gragg and Austin Bracewell added RBI doubles in the fifth to help winning pitcher Ethan Free (3-1). Mitch Galloway had two hits, three RBIs and earned a save for the Cougars (5-3).
n Matt Maudlin knocked in six runs as North Rowan thumped Salisbury 14-3 to improve to 4-1 in the CCC.
Colton Fries had four hits for the Cavaliers.
Matt Mauldin and Sam Brooks had three hits each, while Josh Mock and Dusty Agner had two.
Brooks had four RBIs.
Agner pitched a two-hitter and struck out seven.