Area sports briefs: Legion games washed out
From staff reports
Thunderstorms forced the American Legion baseball teams from Rowan County and South Rowan to reschedule partially played games.
South was tied 5-all in the middle of the fifth inning at Stanly County. The game will start from scratch June 25.
Dylan Walker had hit a two-run single for South. Caleb Shore and Matt Ingold had RBI singles. Alex Ingold was on the mound, and four of the five runs he allowed were unearned.
Rowan held a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning at Lexington-Davidson. Trey Holmes had hit a two-run homer and an RBI single. That game will start over June 18.
A Rowan game at Stanly, initially moved to June 16, has been rescheduled for June 21.
* Mocksville lost 18-8 to Concord in seven innings.
Concord scored 10 times in the first. Tyler King, Zeb Cope and Zack Russell-Myers all went 2-for-4 for Mocksville.
– Prep baseball
Two Salisbury players (Russell Michalec, Forrest Buchanan) and two North Rowan players (Dakota Brown, Travis Honeycutt) were named to the All-CCC baseball team.West Davidson’s Alex Grubb and Central Davidson’s Trevor Leonard shared CCC Player of the Year honors. West Davidson’s Jerry Walser was Coach of the Year.
* Salisbury’s Madison Kennedy, Karen Presnell, Jenna Bryan, Katherine Heidt and Laurel Loeblein were named to the All-CCC soccer team.n North Rowan’s Kristin Holshouser, Samantha Jacobs and Marquita Thomas made the All-CCC softball team.
– Minor Leagues
The Hickory Crawdads cruised to a 7-2 win over the visiting Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday.
Kannapolis starter Justin Edwards pitched two perfect innings before allowing two runs in the third. Edwards (3-3) gave up six runs (five earned) on 10 hits with four strikeouts.
Justin Greene led Kannapolis (30-28) with an RBI single and a double.
* Spencer Steedley (East Rowan) pitched a scoreless fifth inning in the nightcap of Fort Myers’ doubleheader with Lakeland on Tuesday night. Steedley allowed one hit, walked a batter and struck out two. He did allow an inherited runner to score.
– Junior Legion
Rowan remained unbeaten in conference play with a 9-1 victory against Lexington at Newman Park on Tuesday.
Will Johnson pitched a complete game, striking out 11 while allowing three hits and no walks.
Luke Thomas homered.
Justin Morris, Nathan Fulbright and Chandler Jones had two hits each.
– Corbin golf
The Corbin Hills Ladies held a Rally for A Cure golf event Tuesday. Winning the captain’s choice event was the team of Becky Isenhour, Faye Cline and Louise Walser. Beth Calhoun, Karla Swanson, Joy Maughmer and Donna Loman finished second. Toni Iossi was closest to the pin.
– Golf tournament
The ninth annual Sacred Heart Catholic School PTO Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament was held at Rolling Hills Golf Club. The first place team with a 54 was Alex Earnhardt, Gerri Spain, Charlie Langlais and Chris McKenzie.
In the adult/student division, C.D. Taylor, Collin Clark, Alex Taylor, Patrick Taylor, and Will Taylor won with a 58.
Scott Setzer won the putting contest, Matt Evans won closest to the pin, Clark won longest drive, and Lisa Sobataka won closest to the pin and longest drive for the student/women’s division.
– Salisbury Kings
The Salisbury Kings 11-under boys basketball team ended its season by capturing the Rowan County Invitational title with 4-1 record.
The Kings were led by the scoring of DeShaun Minter and Wes Fazia as well as the point guard play of John Yang and Alex Yang. The Kings got strong rebounding from Ian Bradshaw, Bryson Collins, Armoni Hogue and Max Fisher and solid perimeter play from Joseph Harrison, Landon Goodman and Nick Warren.
Team member Austin Love did not play over the weekend.
Coaches are Steve Yang, T.J. Gaither, Steve Fisher and Steve Love.
– Hoops Unlimited
The 16th Annual Hoops Unlimited Basketball Camp will be held at two sites. Camp at Richfield Elementary is June 15-18 for rising 2nd-5th graders and June 22-25 for rising 6th-9th graders. Camp at Erwin is July 6-9 for rising 2nd-5th graders and July 13-16 for rising 6th-9th graders. The cost of the all-day camp is $95 and includes a T-shirt and “all you can eat” lunch. Contact Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.
– Kannapolis camp
A.L. Brown boys basketball coach Shelwyn Klutz is offering three sessions for his annual camp. Camp dates are June 29-July 1, July 13-15 and Aug. 3-5 at Kannapolis Middle School. Cost for a session is $45. Contact Klutz at 704-933-5241.
– Carson hoops camp
Carson basketball camp for boys and girls in grades 2-6 runs 9 a.m.-noon on July 13-16. The cost is $60. Contact coach Brian Perry at 704-855-5039.
– Catawba football
Catawba football camp dates are July 19-21. Camp is from 3-6 p.m. on July 19 and 9 a.m.-noon the other two days. The cost is $75. Contact Todd McComb at 704-637-4733.
– North hoops camp
North Rowan girls basketball coach Tony Hillian will hold his Skills Training Camp from June 16-18 at North Rowan.
The camp is for girls and boys ages 7-18 and lasts from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily. The cost is $20 per camper.
Register June 13 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) at the North gym. Contact Hillian at 704-202-7275.
– East baseball camp
East Rowan Baseball Camp at Staton Field will be held June 22-26. East coach Brian Hightower, his assistants and players will direct the camp for ages 7-14. Camp is from 9-2 the first four days and 9-noon on Friday, June 26.
The cost is $110 and includes a T-shirt, video and prizes. Lunch will be provided the last day of camp. Register at East. Make checks payable to East Rowan Baseball Group. Contact Hightower at 704-880-7142.
– College lacrosse
Pfeiffer’s Krissy Bentolila, Kelly McConnell and Patty Hunter will play in the IWLCA/Under-Armour North-South Senior All-Star Game.
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