Area sports briefs
From staff reports
A.L. Brown wide receiver Teven Jones will play in the East-West All-Star Game in Greensboro next month.
Jones had 40 catches for 685 yards and nine touchdowns this season for the Wonders.
It had been announced earlier that A.L. Brown linebacker Andrew Leslie would play in the game.
West Rowan defensive back/returner Trey Mashore and offensive lineman Davon Quarles are set to play, along with Salisbury quarterback John Knox and North Rowan defensive lineman Javon Hargrave.
Salisburyís Joe Pinyan is the head coach of the West team, while A.L. Brownís Todd Hagler will be an assistant.
n Minor leagues
The Kannapolis Intimidators fell 10-8 in 13 innings to Hickory on Monday night.
Drew Lee had four hits for Kannapolis, while Dan Black smacked a home run.
n Albuquerqueís Jerry Sands (Catawba) doubled and walked three times in a late Monday game with Iowa that went extra innings.
n Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) stole his 14th base and picked up his 12th RBI on Monday in Winston-Salemís 2-0 win against Lynchburg in the Carolina League.
n American Legion
Rowan County is home tonight against Kannapolis in the teamsí first meeting of the season.
n Rowan announced that hot dogs will be just $1 ó a fan-appreciation gesture ó during the first two innings of the regular-season home finale against the Mooresville Moors on July 1.
n South Rowan has tonight off and returns to action at home against Statesville on Wednesday.
n The top eight teams in each division will make the playoff brackets, which received another tweak on Monday.
The top four Southern Division finishers now will be in the B bracket, along with seeds 5-8 from the Northern Division. The top four Northern Division finishers will be in the A bracket, along with seeds 5-8 from the Southern Division.
The double-elimination playoffs start July 8. The bracket winners will play a best-of-three series for the Area III championship and both will advance to the state tournament in Morehead City.
n Local golf
The team of Mike Hallett, Ken Crooms, Chris Sifford and Tom Dulski won the first flight of the Lions Club golf tournament held at Corbin Hills.
They shot 55 and prevailed in a scorecard playoff.
The team of Don Clement IV, Robie Wilke, Brad West and Kevin Walser won the second flight with a 62.
Taking the third flight with a score of 66 in a scorecard playoff was the team of Eddie Taylor, Philip Taylor, Todd Taylor and Hugh Clifton.
Closest to the pin winners were Hank Newman, Trevor Hogeland, Charlie Waller and Rick Locklear.
Michael Bowles won the longest putt competition.
There were 120 golfers participating.
n Salisburyís Michael Childress, 11, finished third in the North Carolina Western Optimist Qualifier on Monday at Catawba Country Club.
Childress shot 42-44 ó 86 to advance to the NGT 10th annual National Invitational to be held at Myrtle Beach National on Sept. 4-5.
n Youth baseball
The Carolina Herd won the AAU 11-under Central State tournament in Lexington.
The Herd scored eight runs in the sixth and beat the Fuquay Predators 18-6 in the championship game.
Will Brown batted .667 with five RBIs. Trevor Scruggs hit .625 with five RBIs. Peyton Lambert batted .545 with five RBIs. Bryson Sprinkle hit .538 with six steals.
Brown, Sprinkle, Chandler Lippard, Griffin Myers, Hayden Setzer, John Owen and Cameron Prugh did the job on the mound. Prugh pitched a two-hitter in a 7-1 semifinal win over the Carolina Falcons and struck out eight.
Sprinkle, Lambert and Chandler Antosek sparked the defensive effort.
n College basketball
After a 10-year hiatus, Appalachian State and East Carolina will renew their menís basketball rivalry on Nov. 22 at Charlotteís Time Warner Cable Arena.
n Parks and Rec
Salisbury Parks and Recreation is accepting teams for its adult coed softball league.
There will be a coaches meeting this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Hall Gym, and teams should have a representative there.
Cost of the league is $400, plus a $25 USSSA sanctioning fee. Contact Steve Clark at 704-638-5289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.