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Area sports briefs: Bulldog Open goes to Eidson and company

From staff reports
Ronnie Eidson, Dan Wales, Stephen Patterson and Rufty Patterson paced the field with a 56 in the 1st Annual Bulldog Open at Warrior Golf Club.
Despite cool conditions, the Eidson-led group blistered the course Saturday to edge a second-place group led by Curtis and Coyte Kyles (57) in the Captain’s Choice event.
The tournament benefited Victory Junction.
Prep softball
Sixth-seeded North Rowan plays at No. 3 South Stanly in the first round of the YVC tournament today.
Wednesday’s semifinals and Thursday’s championship game are at South Stanly.
In the NPC, North Iredell has a first-round bye.
Also today, Statesville is at second-seeded East Rowan, West Iredell is at fourth-seeded West Rowan and sixth-seeded South Rowan is at No. 3 seed Carson.
Wednesday’s semifinals and Thursday’s championship game are at West Iredell.
Youth track
The J.F. Hurley YMCA Warriors track and field team did an outstanding job in their first outdoor meet.
The meet was hosted at Rocky River High in Mint Hill by the Charlotte Heat track Club.
The list of Warriors who medaled includes:
Alex Trexler, Lexington, 11-12, gold medal, discus, 63 feet, 4 inches
Andrew Burgess, Southeast Middle, 11-12, gold 1500 (5:07) and gold 800 (2:32)
Julianna Evans, Southeast Middle, 13-14, silver, 1500 (6:13)
Alex Crook, Lexington, 13-14, gold 1500 (4:53) and gold 800 (2:21)
The Warriors will compete at UNCC next.
College baseball
Brett Huffman (West Rowan) drove in the winning run in the 11th inning with a single as Catawba Valley Community College beat Lenoir CC 10-9 on Sunday.
Randy Shepherd (West) pitched in relief for CVCC.
Top-seeded Mount Olive overpowered Erskine 13-3 to win the Conference Carolinas tournament on Sunday.
Charlotte routed George Washington 15-3 on Sunday. Justin Roland (East Rowan) had three hits for the 49ers, while Justin Seager (NW Cabarrus) and Corbin Shive (East) had two each.
Pro football
Former Appalachian State standouts Travaris Cadet and DeAndre Presley agreed to terms Saturday to join the NFL’s Saints and Chargers, respectively, as rookie free agents.
Minor leagues
The Kannapolis Intimidators lost 6-5 at Rome late on Saturday night in a game that lasted 12 innings.
Kannapolis beat Rome 8-5 on Sunday. Martin Medina had a two-run double.
Jarrett Casey (3-1) was the winning pitcher.
The teams finish their series in Rome today at 10:30 a.m.
Jerry Sands (Catawba) had two hits in Albuquerque’s 5-2 win against New Orleans on Sunday.
Sands boosted his batting average to .211.
Daniel Wagner (South Rowan) had two hits and stole a base in Winston-Salem’s 9-2 win against Wilmington on Sunday. Whit Merrifield (Davie) led Wilmington with three hits.

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