Legion baseball: Mooresville Post 66 5, South 2

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 30, 2011

Staff report
South Rowan lost 5-2 to Mooresville Post 66 on Monday in a game that wonít count in the Southern Division of Area III American Legion standings.
The bright spot for South was a strong outing on the mound by Preston Penninger. Penninger lasted six innings and allowed two earned runs.
Dylan Atwell and Weston Smith also pitched in relief.
Smith remains the probable starter for Wednesday when South opens league play at Stanly County.
Southís offense didnít have a good night. South (0-3) got its two runs when Maverick Miles drove in a run with a triple and scored on a wild pitch. Miles tied Ryan Bostianís program record for career runs (105). The triple was Milesí 10th, adding to another of his numerous program records.
Cory Deason also tripled for South, while Gunnar Hogan had a double.
n Wednesday will also mark the season opener for Rowan County, which begins at Newman Park with a divisional game against the Mooresville Legends.
Kannapolis is scheduled to play at Mocksvilleís Rich Park on Wednesday in another division opener.
Mocksville was 0-3 heading in to Mondayís non-division game with Western Forsyth. Mocksville lost 9-6 to Asheboro and dropped 12-6 and 12-8 decisions to Eastern Randolph.