Area sports briefs: Kannapolis Legion falls
From staff reports
The Kannapolis American Legion team lost 16-4 in seven innings at Lexington’s Holt-Moffitt Field on Wednesday.
The teams waited out a rain delay in the sixth. John J. Tuttle’s two-run homer was the highlight for Kannapolis.
This was a makeup of an earlier rainout. Kannapolis led 15-5 in the fifth when the original game was called.
Kannapolis has a home game scheduled against Western Forsyth tonight, with the first pitch at 6 p.m.
* Rowan and South Rowan were off Wednesday and are idle again tonight.
South is scheduled to return to action against Mooresville at home Friday. Mooresville is still short-handed with Lake Norman players in the 3A state championship series.
– Intimidators rally
The Kannapolis Intimidators scored five runs in the ninth inning and rallied for a 7-6 win against West Virginia in a South Atlantic League game played at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on Wednesday.
Kannapolis used four hits and two walks to come back from four runs down for its third straight win.
Justin Greene, Drew Garcia and Tyler Kuhn delivered singles. Seth Loman had a sacrifice fly. Jon Gilmore’s two-run single finished the comeback.
– Minor Leagues
Round Rock’s Jeremy Johnson (Mooresville) held Omaha to two runs in 5 2/3 innings in his start Tuesday. Round Rock won 3-2 in 10 innings.
Johnson was matched up with Luke Hochevar, a pitcher recently sent down to Triple-A by the Kansas City Royals.
– Coastal Plain League
Nathan Furr (Catawba) started and took the loss for the Asheboro Copperheads in an 8-3 setback against Thomasville on Tuesday. Josh Hohn (Catawba) had two hits for the Copperheads.
– Rowan Masters
The low 31 qualifying scores and defending champion Keith Dorsett will make up the field for the Rowan Masters at Warrior.
The first round of match play begins Friday, June 22, at 3 p.m.
Two rounds will be played on June 23, with two more set for June 24. The championship match will be played at 1 p.m. on June 24.
– Rogers gets ace
Rick Rogers made a hole-in-one Tuesday at Warrior on the 162-yard No. 8 hole.
Rogers used an 8-iron for his first ace. He was playing with Ken McGee, Gary Miller, Brian Lee and Tony Huffman.
– Rowan Junior Open
The second Annual Rowan Junior Open will be contested at Warrior Golf Club and the Club at Irish Creek on July 6-7.
The tournament is open to golfers, male or female, who will not turn 19 before July 7.
The field will not exceed 96 golfers. The entry fee is $50. Entries close July 2.
The format is stroke play, with the first round at Irish Creek and the second at Warrior.
Entry fee includes two tournament rounds, awards and lunch both days.
Age groups are 8-10, 11-13, 14-15 and 16-18 for boys and 8-10, 11-13 and 14-18 for girls.
Ages 8-10 will play nine holes each round.
Call Irish Creek at 704-933-4336 or Warrior at 704-856-0871 for information.
– Prep soccer
Salisbury freshman Connor Miller was selected to be a goalkeeper for the North Meck U15/16 U.S. Developmental Soccer Academy team for next season.
The North Meck Soccer Club is one of the four academy teams in North Carolina. There are 64 teams nationwide. Each team plays 30 matches during the eight-month season.
Miller is currently a member of the North Carolina ’94 ODP player pool.
– Rotary tennis
The following were winners in the Salisbury Rotary Tennis Championships held at City Park (some first names were unavailable, and full results are in Scoreboard):
* 10-under boys singles: Michael Childress
* 14-under boys singles: Spencer Storey
* 18-under boys singles: Joel Brittain
* Open men’s singles: Steven Page
* Men’s 35-over singles: Mike Burton
* Men’s 60-over round robin: Jack Stein
* 12-under girls singles round robin: Kayla Honeycutt
* 14-under girls singles round robin: Anna Page
* 18-under girls singles: Mary Margaret Mills
* Women’s 60-over singles: Mary James
* 12-under boys doubles: Michael Childress-Abraham Post
* 18-under boys doubles: Wes McNeely-William Humphries
* Open men’s doubles: Tommy Page-Steven Page
* Men’s 60-over doubles: Burton-Stine
* 18-under girls doubles: Joy Loeblein-Erika Nelson
* Open women’s doubles: L.Loeblein-S.Jeter
* Women’s 50-over doubles: V.Miller-L.Tennent
* Mixed doubles: M.Meyerhoeffer-Kirstin Meyerhoeffer
– College softball
Catawba second baseman Allie Marshall was named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association College Division All-State softball team.
– Davis to speak
Pfeiffer head men’s basketball coach Dave Davis will be the featured speaker at Alaska’s largest coaches clinic next week.
The clinic will highlight the “Pfeiffer System,” which emphasizes constant pressure on both ends of the floor.
– Catawba hoops camp
Catawba’s “Skills and Drills” camps focusing on individual improvement will be held June 15-18 at Catawba and June 22-25 at Covenant Classical School in Concord.
The camps are for ages 8-15 and run from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Call Baker at 704-637-4473 for details. Camps are limited to 30 players per week.
Go online at www.e-TIMEOUT.com for information on all of the Catawba camps.
– Catawba soccer camp
Catawba soccer camp dates are for boys and girls ages 5-18 are
* June 14-18, half day
* June 19-July 2, half and full
* July 19-23, full and extended day
Contact Catawba men’s coach Liam Farrell at 704-637-4348 for info.
– West baseball camps
West Rowan baseball coach David Wright has individual lesson times available June 8-11 at 3:30 and 4:15.
* Wright still has a few spots available for the Hurley Little League camp that will be made up on June 16 from 9-12. Cost is $20. Some spots are still available for camps on June 22-23 (9-12).
* Wright’s summer pitching camp will be held June 22-23 from 9 a.m. until noon for ages 9-14. The cost is $45.
For registration forms, e-mail Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– South cross country
Students interested in running cross country for South Rowan this fall need to attend a informational meeting today at 6 p.m. in the media center.
There is an overnight and summer beach trip that needs to be discussed. If you can not attend, call Robert Marchinko at 704-855-7165.
– West hoops camp
West Rowan boys basketball coach Mike Gurley will hold a camp for players in grades 2-9 from June 15-18 in the West gym.
The camp will be held from 9 a.m. until noon each day. There is a fee of $50. Campers will receive instruction and a free Falcon T-shirt. For more information, contact Gurley at 704-798-2074.
– Carson hoops camp
Carson’s girls basketball program will hold a camp for rising fifth-eighth graders June 22-25 from 8 a.m. 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 information.