Area Sports Briefs
Published 12:00 am Friday, May 22, 2009
From staff reports
West Rowan lost at T.C. Roberson 7-1 in the second round of the 3A softball playoffs Friday afternoon.
West’s only run came on an Alex Mills homer.
Falcons coach Elizabeth Clarke said her team played well, committing only one error, but the Rams can pound the ball.
“Their No. 9 hitter hit a homer over the fence, and you don’t see that much,” Clarke said. “I won’t be surprised if they go all the way.”
n Legion baseball
Kannapolis entered the ninth inning at Wilkes tied 2-2 on Friday.
Thanks to timely hitting by Wes Honeycutt and Jacob Wright, Kannapolis put five runs on the scoreboard in its last at-bat and won 7-2.
Honeycutt and Wright each had three hits. Honeycutt homered.
David Larmond pitched six innings. John Tuttle relieved and picked up the win. They combined on a five-hitter.
Kannapolis (1-1, 1-0) travels to Lexington tonight.
n Prep baseball
Scottie Williams pitched Lake Norman past Marvin Ridge 5-2 in the third round of the 3A state playoffs . The Wildcats will play host to East Rowan on Tuesday.
Ross Whitley got the save. Eric Manser hit a homer for the NPC champs, who split two regular-season meetings with the Mustangs.
Cole McCurry limited the Kannapolis Intimidators to three hits over seven innings and helped the Delmarva Shorebirds claim a 6-2 win in Maryland on Friday night.
Justin Greene tried to get the Intimidators (20-21) back in the game, hitting his third home run of the season in the eighth, but Kannapolis never cut the deficit to fewer than four runs. Green finished 2-for-4, running his hitting streak to nine games.
Greg Miclat, brother of Rowan Legion player Philip Miclat, is an infielder for the Shorebirds.
n College baseball
Daniel Wagner (South) Rowan had three hits and two RBIs for Belmont in a 6-5 win against Mercer in the Atlantic Sun tournament on Thursday. Wagner had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning.
n UNC’s Kyle Seager (NW Cabarrus) had a triple, two doubles and two walks in his five plate appearances in an 8-3 victory against Duke in the ACC tournament on Wednesday.
n Wade Moore (West Rowan) started 23 of N.C. State’s 56 games this season. He batted .238 with five homers and 18 RBIs.
n Charlotte shortstop Justin Roland (East Rowan) plans to play for the Bethesda Big Train in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League this summer after he’s recovered from surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
n Charlotte’s Rob Lyerly made the All-Atlantic 10 first team for the second straight season and also made the A-10 All-Academic team. Lyerly is batting .401 with 12 homers and 49 RBIs.
Robert Lyerly, Rob’s father, played at East Rowan and Pfeiffer.
n College golf
Will Collins (Salisbury) and his Virginia teammates will compete in the National Championships that are scheduled to begin Tuesday at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.
Collins leads the Cavaliers with a 72.93 stroke average in 12 events. He shot a 66 during the ACC Championships.
n Carson camps
Carson basketball camp for boys and girls who will be in grades 2-6 will run from 9-12 Monday through Thursday.
The gym opens at 8. Anyone interested should contact coach Brian Perry at 704-855-5039. The cost is $60.
n Carson’s girls basketball program will hold a camp for rising 5th-8th graders June 22-25 from 8 until noon daily.
The cost is $60 and includes a camp T-shirt. Awards will be given for free throw and hot-shot champions.
Contact Brooke Misenheimer at 704-855-5034 for additional information.
n Head coach Mark Woody will lead Carson’s football camp for grades 3-8 on May 26-28 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily.
The cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt. Call 704-855-7297 for information.
n South baseball camp
South Rowan baseball coach Thad Chrismon will hold the Raider Baseball Camp June 15-18 at the high school field.
The camp runs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day with a fee of $80.
Forms can be picked up at Dale’s Sporting Goods. For more information, call Chrismon at 704-640-8704.
n College football
On Tuesday, Livingstone and J.C. Smith will announce a partnership in the Commemorative Football Classic to be played at Charlotte’s Memorial Stadium.
The game will be played on Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.
Livingstone and J.C. Smith met on the Livingstone campus in the first football game between historically black colleges in 1892.
n Tennis camps
Contact coach Jeff Childress at 704-637-4265 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information on Catawba tennis camps.
A registration form can be found on the wwwlgocatawbaindians.com Web site.
n June 15-18, full day
n June 22-25, half day
n July 20-23, half day
n July 27-30, half day
n Aug. 3-6, half day
Australian David Lutterus made a hole-in-one on the No. 6 hole at the Country Club of Salisbury during Thursday’s round of the eGolf Professional Tour’s Bolle Classic.
Lutterus shot 65.