Area Sports Briefs
From staff reports
Former Salisbury golfer Allison Lee shot 72 to earn co-medalist honors at Ironwood Golf Club in Greenville during the Sectional Qualifier for the U.S. Womenís Amateur Public Links Championship.
Lee was one of four qualifiers out of the sectional who will advance to the national championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Oregon, on June 27-July 2.
Other qualifiers from the site were Katie Higgins of Charleston S.C., Sandra Angulo of Mexico, and Brooke Baker of Edmond, Okla.
n CCC banquet
Salisburyís Romar Morris has won another award.
Morris and Central Davidsonís Jazmine Charles were named Athletes of the Year in the Central Carolina Conference during a banquet hosted by the Lexington and Thomasville Rotary clubs Wednesday at Davidson County Community College.
Over 80 people attended the luncheon meeting, including Rotarians, educators from the six high schools in the Central Carolina Conference and honored athletes and their families.
Morris competed in football, basketball and track at Salisbury and will play football at the University of North Carolina this fall.
Salisbury won the George Cushwa Cup for Excellence in Athletics. Salisbury completed the current school year by finishing first in 11 of 18 sports offered by the Central Carolina Conference.
West Davidson was selected by conference coaches and athletic directors as the recipient of the Charles England Sportsmanship Award.
n Prep soccer
If your name was Allison and you played soccer for West Rowan, it was a good year.
Allison Baucom was voted NPC player of the year as well as the 3A Regional Player of the Year. Baucom had 22 goals and 26 assists.
Allison Bailey and Allison Parker also made all-conference. Parker had 13 goals and four assists.
Baucom and Parker also made the All-State team.
Senior Brittany Gibbons had 24 goals and 18 assists and made the all-NPC team. Also making All-NPC were Kayla Boley, Mary McCachren and Toni Lucente.
Lucente led West with 29 goals, while adding 23 assists.
Bailey, Parker, Gibbons and Lucente joined Baucom on the all-region team.
n Prep girls basketball
Mike Wolford has been named the new girls basketball coach at A.L. Brown.
A story is upcoming.
n Pro baseball
Dan Black had three hits, including his sixth homer, but the Kannapolis Intimidators fell to Savannah 5-3 on Wednesday.
n Wade Moore (West Rowan, Catawba) picked up his 10th RBI of the season in Hagerstownís 14-12 loss to Greenville on Wednesday.
Mooreís teammate Bryce Harper hit his 12th homer and stole his 11th base for the Suns.
n Kyle Seager (NW Cabarrus) went 2-for-3 for Jackson in a 7-3 win against Montgomery on Wednesday to boost his batting average to .303.