Local sports briefs
Published 12:00 am Friday, June 10, 2011
From staff reports
n Legion baseball
Friday nightís rained out game between South Rowan and Mocksville will be made up July 3 at Rich Park.
Mocksville currently sits at the top of the Area III Southern Divison standings with a 4-0 league record.
The Mooresville Moors rallied to beat Statesville 5-3 on Friday.
Joey McAlpin had a two-run double for the Moors, who tied the game in the sixth and took the lead in the seventh.
Keith Little pitched six innings for Mooresville. Josh Holcomb got the win in relief. Alex Cagide earned a save.
Sean Grant and Sam Laws hurled for Statesville.
n Junior legion
Carsonís Junior Legion team won 2-1 against Thomasville on Friday
Matt Saul went the distance on the mound, fanned seven and walked two.
Dylan Carpenter led the offense with a double and a triple. Colton Laws and Bryson Prugh also had two hits each.
Carson travels to Stanly for a doubleheader on Sunday, starting at 5 p.m.
n Pro baseball
The Kannapolis Intimadators routed Greensboro 10-4 Friday night on the road.
Kannapolis starting pitcher Paul Burnside struck out 10 batters for the second straight game for his sixth win. At the plate, Juan Silverio broke open a 1-1 tie with a grand slam in the third inning.
n USA baseball
The USA baseball team and the Japan All-Stars will square off in the fourth game of the 38th All-Star Series at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on July 6 at 7:05 p.m.
Tickets are available through the Intimadators ticket office. Reserved-level seats will be $9 and general admission going for $7. Admission is a dollar off each ticket when purchased in advance of the game.
n Youth baseball
The Rowan Razorbacks won the 12U North Carolina Western State Championship last weekend in Locust.
The Razorbacks won four straight games, getting strong pitching from Dillon Norton, Owen White, Christopher Reynolds and Tyler Belk. Rowan outscored its opponents 29-9 to win the title.
n Little league
The Lions Club Orioles defeated the Dick’s Sporting Goods Rays 8-0 in the A league championship game Thursday night.
Austin Love broke open a close game with a grand slam in the bottom of the fifth. Love and Brandon Walton combined for a one-hitter on the mound. Alex Yang led the Orioles with three hits while John Yang, Love and Walton had two apiece. Cole Hales was the hard-luck loser and accounted for the only hit for the Rays. The Orioles also were the regular season champions with a 12-4 record.
n West basketball camp
West Rowan Middle will hold a basketball camp for girls and boys entering the sixth through eighth grades from July 18-21.
Cost of the camp is $50 (shirt included). The runs from 9 a.m. ó 12 p.m. for boys and 1 p.m. ó 4 p.m. for girls. Contact Jerry Pittman (email@example.com) or Mitchell Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
n South volleyball camp
South Rowan volleyball camp is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
Camp is for 4-8 on Monday and Tuesday and 8-noon on Wednesday.
Former players, including Lenoir-Rhyneís Kayla Morrow, will help with the camp.
The cost is $50.