Laws shines in Georgia

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Colton Laws, a rising senior at Carson, pitched a gem for the South Charlotte Panthers showcase team on Tuesday in a Wood Bat World Series game played at Georgia Tech.
Laws pitched five innings, struck out eight and allowed one run.

Rowan County’s playoff game at Newman Park against Concord was rained out on Tuesday.
Game 1 of the best-of-five series was rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.
Southern Rowan’s game with Stanly also was washed out. No surprise there.
They’ll make another attempt to play Game 1 of their series tonight at South at 7.
Rowan is now scheduled to play at Concord’s field at Central Cabarrus High on July 4, while Southern Rowan will go to Stanly’s Montgomery’s Park for Game 2 in that series on July 4.
Kernersville won 3-0 against Western Forsyth on Tuesday. The rest of the Area III playoff schedule was washed out.

Don Bost made a hole-in-one at Warrior.
Bost aced the 141-yard No. 6 hole with a 6-iron.
Witnessing the feat were playing partners Danny Smith and Charlie Fredricks.
The Kannapolis Intimidators lost 3-1 to Augusta at CMC-NorthEast Stadium on Tuesday.
East Mecklenburg graduate Justin Schumer was on the mound for Augusta and pitched shutout ball into the sixth.
Tim Anderson’s sacrifice fly plated the only run for the Intimidators in the seventh.
The teams will play again in Kannapolis tonight.
Gates open at 6 p.m. for the 7:05 contest.
Fireworks will be presented after the game.
• Everett’s Justin Seager (NW Cabarrus, Charlotte) is batting .372 in his first 11 games.
• Jerry Sands (Catawba) returned to action Tuesday after a long stint on the DL.

Former East Rowan and Rowan Legion stars Trey Holmes (Appalachian State) and Justin Roland (Charlotte) are conducting a hitting and fielding camp at Granite Quarry’s Staton Field on July 15-18.
The camp is for ages 6-14 and is from 9-12 daily. The cost is $50. Staffers will be East players and former and current college players.
Contact Holmes at 704-213-7882 or or Roland at 704-239-2861 or

Carson girls basketball camps will be held in July.
A camp for elementary school girls will be held July 8-11 from 4-7.
A camp for middle school girls will be held July 15-18 from 4-7.
The gym will open at 3:30 p.m. for both camps. The cost of either camp is $50. That includes a T-shirt and camp insurance.
Contact Brooke Misenheimer at 704-855-5034 or

Salisbury Academy boys basketball camp will be held July 8-11 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The camp is for rising 4th-9th graders.
Coaches Antwaun Thompson and Ken Clarke will be instructing the camp.
Both coaches have many years of experience that will help them to create a program where campers will have a lot of fun while further developing their skills.
The cost of the camp is $25 per day or $80 for the full camp week.
• Salisbuy Academy girls basketball camp will be held from 5:30-8:30 on July 15-18 for rising 4th-9th graders.
Coaches Shakira Humble and Luke Fisher are the instructors.
The cost of the camp is $25 per day or $80 for the full camp week.

Football workouts for summer conditioning at North Rowan Middle begin Tuesday, July 9, from 5:30-7:30.
Workouts are for rising seventh and graders who plan to play football. Meet at the locker room at 5:30.
T-shirts, shots, cleats and tennis shoes will be needed.
Workouts will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30.
If you already have your paperwork and a copy of a current physical, bring it on July 9. If not, all paperwork will be available.
Call coach Kent Ryan at 704-223-0369 for information.