Area sports briefs: Dorsett makes course record

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 9, 2012

From staff reports
Keith Dorsett fired a blistering round of 61 — 11-under — at Corbin Hills on Saturday afternoon to establish a course record.
Dorsett made 11 birdies and seven pars while playing from the blue tees. The course measures 6,479 yards from the blues.
Witnessing the record were Michael Dorsett, Tim Collins and head pro Jay Hill.
The McCanless Couples played with a four-person Captain’s Choice format on Sunday. The winning team consisted of Ty and Beverly Cobb and Randy and Treva Honeycutt.
Closest to the pin winner was Don Goodnight. Longest putt honors went to Ty Cobb.
The 17th annual Carl McCombs Memorial Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 25, at Corbin Hills.
The format is four-man Captain’s Choice. A shotgun start is set for 2 p.m.
Cost is $60 per player. Fee includes golf, cart, prizes, lunch and hospitality pack.
Register at Corbin Hills.
Checks should be made payable to Kimball Lutheran Church. Proceeds benefit Kimball Lutheran, Kannapolis City School Educational Foundation and Cannon YMCA.
Contact Ed & Lisa Dunlow at 704-933-3802 or Dan & Brenda McCombs at 704-933-0244.
Prep baseball
Salisbury baseball coach Scott Maddox announced that senior Scott Van der Poel has verbally committed to Gardner-Webb’s baseball program and plans to sign soon.
Van der Poel is a right-handed hitting first baseman and outfielder. He batted .463 with 15 RBIs as a junior and is batting .361 so far this season.
Salisbury is currently playing in a tournament in Orlando, Fla.
A story on Van der Poel is upcoming.
While there is no Cliff Peeler Baseball Classic in Salisbury this year, there will be plenty of baseball on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. Carson, East, South and West will take on Mount Pleasant, Northwest Cabarrus, A.L. Brown and Robinson in the annual Rowan vs. Cabarrus Challenge. The tournament pairings are in Scoreboard.
Before the tourney, South has a big NPC makeup game at North Iredell on Tuesday, while East is playing Glenn at home on Tuesday. North Rowan is playing at Central Davidson on Wednesday.
North’s game last Thursday with East Montgomery was suspended in the third inning with the Cavaliers down 5-1. The schools haven’t yet agreed on a date to complete the contest.
College baseball
Appalachian State lost to College of Charleston 8-3 on Sunday. Trey Holmes (East Rowan) went 1-for-3 for the Mountaineers.
Charlotte lost 9-4 to Dayton on Sunday. Corbin Shive (East) had a two-runs single for the 49ers. Justin Roland (East) went 1-for-3.
College track
USC Upstate’s Ross Oden (East Rowan) ran his personal best 10,000 meter time of 31:44 to finish ninth at the Duke Invitational on Friday night.
Intimidators win
The Kannapolis Intimidators rallied from a five-run deficit to beat Hickory 12-11 at CMC-NorthEast Stadium on Sunday.
It was the first win of the season for the Intimidators.
Kannapolis trailed by two runs with two outs and no one on base in the ninth before pulling the game out.
First baseman Leighton Pangilinan has started the season hot, and he had the game-winning single in the ninth. It was his third hit of the contest.
Rangel Ravelo homered for the Intimidators. A fortunate fan won a year’s supply of toilet paper because Ravelo homered during the “Seven Oaks Seventh Inning Slam.”
The Intimidators begin a three-game series with the Delmarva Shorebirds at CMC-NorthEast Stadium tonight.
It’s a Belly Buster Monday and fans can enjoy all-you-can-eat fare at many concessions stands for $10 (excludes drinks, candy and pizza). Call the box office at (704) 932-3267 or go to
Winston-Salem’s Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) played third base on Sunday and went 1-for-3 with a double.
Albuquerque’s Jerry Sands (Catawba) hit his first homer of the season on Sunday. He had two hits in a 17-11 loss to Omaha.
Wade Moore (West Rowan) went 1-for-4 for Potomac on Sunday in a 3-2 loss to Lynchburg.
Whit Merrifield (Davie) led Wilmington to a 3-2 win against Myrtle Beach on Sunday. Merrifield had two hits and drove in two runs.
Hoops Unlimited
Camp dates are set for the 19th annual Hoops Unlimited Basketball camps for boys and girls from all schools.
The all-day camp is $95, which includes a camp shirt and “all you can eat” lunch each day. Sessions are limited to 50 players.
For a brochure, go to or call camp director Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.
Grades 2-5, North Hills, June 11-14
Grades 6-10, North Hills, June 18-21
Grades 2-5, North Stanly Middle, June 25-28
Grades 6-10, North Stanly Middle, July 9-12