Area sports briefs: Hornets 2A Wachovia champs
Published 12:00 am Friday, June 17, 2011
From staff reports
Final statewide Wachovia Cup standings were released on Friday for the 2010-11 school year.
The Wachovia Cup recognizes overall athletic excellence, and Salisbury won the 2A Cup for the second straight year.
Salisbury had an impressive spring to secure its sixth Cup all-time. Carrboro finished second in 2A.
Cary Green Hope won in 4A, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons won in 3A, and Kernersville Bishop McGuinness was the 1A winner.
North Rowan placed fourth in 1A.
n American Legion
The Mooresville Moors beat Concord 5-2 on Friday.
Taylor Thurber pitched a gem for the Moors, working eight innings with no walks and four strikeouts.
Thurber had three hits for the Moors (7-3), and Nick Keith had two. Jesse Seaford had a key RBI.
n College baseball
The USA Baseball college national team will play against the Japan Collegiate All-Stars at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium on July 6, at 7:05 p.m.
Tickets for the game are currently on sale through the Kannapolis Intimidators ticket office with $9 reserved-level seats and $7 general admission seats. Fans can save a dollar on each ticket by purchasing in advance of the game.
n Minor leagues
Kannapolis Intimidators outfielders Brady Shoemaker and Trayce Thompson and second baseman Ross Wilson have been named as starters for the South Atlantic League All-Star Game to be played at Delmarva on June 21.
n The Greensboro Grasshoppers defeated the Intimidators 5-2 on Friday.
Juan Silverio and Shoemaker had RBIs for Kannapolis.
n Jacksonís Kyle Seager (NW Cabarrus, UNC) has been named to play in the Southern League All-Star Game that will be played on June 21. Jackson is the host team.
n Jerry Sands (Catawba) scored two runs for Albuquerque in a 13-10 win against Iowa on Friday.
n Whit Merrifield (Davie) had two hits for Wilmington in a 10-5 win against Winston-Salem on Friday.
n Local golf
Jerry Swicegood recently made a hole-in-one on Warriorís 120-yard No. 3 hole from the gold tees.
He used a 9-iron to accomplish the feat. Larry Anderson, David Haines, Larry Beam and Clyde Barker were witnesses.
nClint Jensen shot a 64 on Friday and took a one-shot lead over Fernando Mechereffe after three round of the eGolf Professional Tourís Bolle Classic being contested at Sapona Country Club and the Country Club of Salisbury.
Jensen is 18-under.
Salisburyís Frank Adams III has shot rounds of 66-69-65 ó 203 and is 10-under.
n Youth baseball
The Spencer Jaycees won the Spencer B League regular season and tournament with a record of 14-0-2.
The Jaycees have undefeated two straight seasons. Mark Jennings is the head coach.
n Parks and Rec
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation will hold a girls fast-pitch softball camp June 20-23 from 9-noon at Salisbury Community Park off Hurley School Road.
Cost is $40.
West Rowan coach Elizabeth Clarke will instruct.
Concessions will be available.
n Tennis camp
Spots are still available for a half-day Catawba tennis camp on June 20-23.
Contact Jeff Childress at 704-637-4265 or firstname.lastname@example.org.