Sports briefs: Salisbury jayvees stay unbeaten
From staff reports
– Jayvee football
Salisbury stayed unbeaten in the CCC with a 21-14 win against visiting Thomasville on Thursday.
Brian Bauk scored on an 8-yard run for the Hornets (7-2), while Keion Adams had runs of 8 and 9 yards for TDs.
Phillip Kennedy kicked three PATs.
Fullback Nolan Meyerhoeffer blocked well. Kiero Cuthbertson had a key fumble recovery. William Brown forced a fumble. Tion McCain made an interception. Travis Byrd had two sacks.
* A.L. Brown moved into first place in the SPC with a 36-22 win against Northwest Cabarrus.
The Wonders rushed for 344 yards and had 442 yards of offense.
Quarterback Damien Washington had a tremendous game, rushing for 212 yards on 15 carries. He ran for four TDs, threw a touchdown pass to Demetrius Jackson and ran for three 2-point conversions.
Jackson rushed for 112 yards. Kalif Phillips saved a TD with an interception.
– Middle schools
Erwin edged Southeast 3-2 for the Rowan County Middle School Tournament championship.
Katie Kepley pitched struck out three and walked four and was the winning pitcher for Erwin (13-1).
Josie McNeely had two hits. Kennedy Lambert, Kaleigh Troutman and Haley Hepburn also had hits for Erwin.
Lambert made a catch for the game-ending out. Troutman, Hepburn, Jaysa Jordan and Alisha Beam were other defensive standouts.
Southeast shared the regualar-season championship with the Eagles.
* Erwin topped West Rowan 3-2 in a semifinal.
Hepburn and Allison Smith had two hits each.
Kepley struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter.
Jordan, Hepburn, Beam, Smith, McNeely and Lambert played strong defense. The Eagles made no errors.
– Summer baseball
The eight-team Southern Collegiate Baseball League will have a franchise in Statesville this summer. The team will be known as the Owls.
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