Hunt makes tough ace
From staff reports
Vernon Hunt made a hole-in-one at McCanless on Tuesday. It was his first hole-in-one.
Hunt aced No. 6, the hardest hole on the course. The hole was 175 yards from the yellow tees, and Hunt used a fairway wood to make his ace.
Hunt was playing in the Tuesday Scramble group. His playing partners were Don Goodnight, Sonny Wilson and Alex Safrit.
Jason Coats and Micah Johnson homered to lead a 15-hit attack for the Kannapolis Intimidators in a 13-1 romp at Lexington, Ky., on Tuesday.
Bubba Starling homered for the Legends.
The Mooresville Moors won 11-2 against Stanly on Tuesday.
Carson Junior Legion won 4-2 against Stanly on Tuesday.
Brandon Sloop hit a three-run homer. Matt Saul pitched into the sixth inning. Kris Peacock earned a save and also had two hits.
•Rowan Junior Legion won 3-2 against Mooresville.
Harrison Smith pitched a complete game.
Dustin Ritchie, Jeremy Simpson, Jackson Justus and Bryant Godsey had two hits each. Rowan is home tonight against Stanly.
Record-setting Concord QB B.J. Beecher will join East Carolina’s football program as a preferred walkon. Beecher threw for 118 touchdowns and 10,200 yards at Concord.
A benefit softball game beween the police and fire units of China Grove and Landis will be played on Thursday, June 6, at South Rowan High.
The game starts at 6 p.m. The home run derby is at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $2 and will benefit the academic letter program at South. Police and fire equipment will be on display before the game. Sponsors include Dale’s Sporting Goods and Creative Graphics.
The Rowan Express Track and Field Club competed in the Johnson-Riley Challenge in High Point.
Brittany Ellis was second in the 7-8 age group in the shot put. Bryslynn Goodlett was fourth in the shot put for ages 7-8.
BreAsia Ellis was second in the shot in the 9-10 age group. Braniya Goodlett was eighth in the shot in the 11-12 age group.
Also competing were Brenden Ellis (4), Joseph Levy III (9) and BraQuan Ellis (11).
The Carolina Phenoms 14U team placed fifth in the AAU state tournament. The Phenoms went 4-0 in pool play.
Coaches are Dadrian Cuthbertson and Scooter Dalton. The Phenoms are preparing now for the AAU D2 nationals.
Extreme Performance won the May Ring Classic in Clemmons.
Extreme Performance scored 49 runs, while allowing 11, and won the eight-ining championship game 6-5.
Two Cavalier Basketball Camps are planned.
Camp 1 for rising 3rd-6th graders is June 12-14 from 9 until noon.
The cost is $40 for all three days or $15 per day.
Camp 2 for rising 7th-9th graders is June 17-19 from 9 until 1. The cost is $50 for all three days or $20 per day.
Each camper receives a T-shirt. Water and drinks are provided. Bring shorts, shirt, basketball shoes and a great attitude.
Checks should be made payable to North Rowan Basketball. Sends checks to Coach Andrew Mitchell, North Rowan High School, N. Whitehead Ave., Spencer, N.C. 28159.
A basketball officiating, teaching and training clinic will be held in conjunction with UNC Charlotte team camp.
The dates are June 14-16. All games are in Halton Arena.
There will be classroom instruction, two-and-three person crew teaching, with observers and evaluators on each court for instant feedback. Some games will be taped.
This is a great opportunity for all levels of officials to polish and enhance existing skills and elevate overall talent.
Contact Rick Ridenhour at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-213-9950. Space is limited. The deadline to register is June 4. This is primarily for middle school, jayvee and varsity high school officials.