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Area briefs: 8th grade tourney delayed

From staff reports
The Rowan County Middle School eighth-grade basketball tournament was originally scheduled to begin Saturday at Southeast.
Obviously, it will be delayed.
A number of games that were scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday this week have yet to be played.
Erwinís boys are in first place with an 11-1 record. West Rowanís boys are second at 10-2.
Knoxís girls lead with an 11-1 record. Erwin and Corriher-Lipe are both 10-2. Erwin and Knox still have a game to make up.
n Ridenhour at FSU
Jacob Ridenhour (East Rowan) is in his fifth season as director of operations for Florida Stateís menís basketball program. An Auburn grad, Ridenhour served as director of operations at his alma mater before moving to Florida State.
n Rowan Little League
Rowan Little League baseball and softball registrations are from 9-4 on Jan. 22 at Godleyís Garden Center on Statesville Boulevard.
Parents can also register online anytime at http://www.rowanlittleleague.com.
Once again there will be a Pre-T-Ball league for ages 3-4.
Baseball cost is $55 for Coach Pitch and T-ball (ages 3-8).
Cost is $75 for ages 9-10 and 11-12 and $70 for 13-14. League age is as of April 30.
Softball cost is $55 for Girls 8U and Coach Pitch (ages 6-8). Cost is $75 for ages 10U, 12U and 14U. League age is as of Dec. 31, 20010.
Contact Jeff Bernhardt at 704-326-5255 or Wade Furches at 704-633-2873 for more information.
n North Hills hoops
The North Hills Middle boys basketbal team defeated Statesville Montessori 48-15.
Leonard Murdock and Wes Fazia each had 14 points for the Eagles (5-2).
Luke Humble added 12 points. Garrett Beck contributed eight rebounds and five steals.

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