Prep Baseball: East leads Rowan County into F&M Classic

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Staff report
KANNAPOLIS – One Easter tournament down, one to go.
Davie County won the Cliff Peeler Classic on Monday. Starting this morning at Fieldcrest-Cannon Stadium, the F&M Bank Classic will run through Friday. Four Rowan County teams — East, West, South and Carson — will meet four teams from Cabarrus — Northwest Cabarrus, A.L. Brown, Mount Pleasant and Robinson. Brian’ Hightower’s East Rowan (15-5) team and Northwest Cabarrus (15-5) are the top teams.
The winning county will be awarded the first annual F&M Bank High School Baseball Classic Cup at the conclusion of the tournament. An all-tournament team will be named.
Four games are scheduled daily at 10 a.m., 1, 4 and 7 p.m.
The tournament wraps up on Friday at 7 with the biggest showdown: East vs. Northwest.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors. A tournament pass is $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.