Barr gets ace at Pebble

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 7, 2013

Country Club of Salisbury president Matt Barr aced the par 3, 185-yard No. 12 hole at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Wednesday.
• Seventy-two GARS members played at Texas Scramble at Corbin Hills.
Three teams tied for first pace at minus-8.
Using a scorecard playoff, the team of Don Bishop, Jan Kichefski, Doug Lingle and Dave Wilson won.
The second-place team was Gwyn Huie, Johnny Shook and Steve Vail.
The third-place team was Gerald Barker, Mike Harrigan, Larry Luther, Ralph Luther and David Scearce.
Two teams finished at minus-7.
Gordon Correll won longest putt on No. 9. Dick Hatoway won closest to the pin on No. 2.
• In the eGolf Tour’s Cabarrus Classic at Cabarrus Country Club, Salisbury’s Frank Adams III shot a first-round 69.
Will Collins (Salisbury) shot 70 in the first round.
Leader Taylor Floyd shot 7-under 65.
The early college signing period in a number of sports starts Nov. 13.
Senior college commitments from local high schools that have been reported to the Post include:
Colton Laws (Carson baseball): East Carolina
Michaela White (Carson volleyball): Charlotte
Hannah Elmore (Carson volleyball): Brevard
Brielle Blaire (North Rowan basketball): Virginia Tech
Karleigh Wike (East Rowan basketball): Richmond
Morgan Hendrix (Davie softball): Pfeiffer
Abby Daniels (Davie softball): Western Carolina
Chance Bowden (Salisbury baseball): Catawba
Chase Jarrett (East Rowan baseball): Brunswick Community College
Zach Mullinax (A.L. Brown baseball): Salem International
• There also have been several early verbal commitments reported to the Post by juniors who are planning to sign in the future:
Davis Richards (South Rowan golf): N.C. State
Lacee Hunsucker (Carson softball): Mars Hill
Hunter Gibbons (West Rowan softball): N.C. State
• Football signing day is in February.
Commitments that have been reported to the Post are;
Myquon Stout (Carson): Appalachian State
Najee Tucker (West Rowan): Charlotte
That’s a lot of upcoming stories. The Post will again try to produce a story on every local player who is a college signee.
Alison Sobataka (West Rowan) has begun her college career with the Columbia Koalas.
Sobataka scored nine points in her first two games, including 4-for-4 free-throw shooting on Monday against Columbia International.
Catawba’s Declan Stimson, Kenny Bonilla (Salisbury), Corey Faughnan and Domhnall Minogue were Honorable Mention on the All-SAC men’s soccer team.
Bonilla had seven goals and two assists.
Three of his goals were game-winners.
Carson-Newman’s Ross Frame was named SAC Player of the Year.
• Catawba had five players on the All-SAC women’s soccer team.
Mary Kirkman made the first team.
Sophie Waller and Anna Toole were second-team picks.
Juliana Conte and Bethany Davis were Honorable Mention.
Wingate’s Jade Montgomery was named SAC Player of the Year.
Pfeiffer announced the addition of indoor and outdoor track programs starting in 2014-15.
Registration for wrestling for grades K-6 will be held at the Hall Gym wrestling room tonight from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and also Tuesday, Nov. 12,s from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

East Rowan High’s baseball program and East Rowan Diamond Sports are partnering for a one-day baseball and softball camp on Saturday, Nov. 9.
The primary purpose of the camp is to benefit Rowan Helping Ministries.
Registration for the camp is from 8:30-9 a.m. Saturday. The three-hour camp will be led by East coach Brian Hightower from , 9 until noon at Staton Field and Mathis Field.
Admission to the camp is four canned food items per child. Suggested items are canned fruit, canned meat, canned soup, peanut butter and cereal.
Lunch will be provided for campers from noon until 1 p.m.
The camp is for ages 5-14 and will be directed by Hightower, Joe Hudson and Bob Teague. East players will help with the camp.
All those attending are encouraged to bring a friend from outside the ERDS league.
The rain date is Nov. 16.
The Carson girls basketball team will host a middle school clinic this Saturday. The clinic is from 9-12 and costs $15.
Contact coach Brooke Misenheimer at 704-855-5034 or
The Hurley YMCA Warriors cross country runners competed at Hagan Stone Park in Greensboro for middle school and age-group state championships.
Eli Julian (age 7) won an age-group state championship.
The Warriors were second in the age 9-10 team scores.
The Warriors were sixth in team scores for ages 11-12.
Top-10 finishers received medals.
This Saturday, the Warriors will compete at the AAU National Qualifier at Salisbury Community Park.
Results from Hagan Stone
8-under (2K)
Eli Julian: 1st, 8:06.37
Abigail Calvert: 5th, 10:23
Macy Jaynes: 8th, 11:22
Hadley Westbrook: 13th, 12:44
Ages 9-10 (3K)
Noah Julian: 8th, 13:25
Parker Westbrook: 9th, 13:31
Matthew Burroughs: 11th, 13:38
Nate Shaffer: 21st, 15:04
Emma Calvert: 4th, 14:00
Ages 11-12 (3K)
Nolan Miller: 20th, 12:54
Zach Jaynes: 27th, 14:09
Jace Peeler: 33rd, 16:21
Jaxon Evans: 34th, 16:22
Leah Cressler: 19th, 14:20
Aubree Cain: 22nd, 14:23
Jordan Watts: 29th, 16:06
Ages 13-14 (4K)
Andrew Burgess: 22nd, 15:37
Jonah Evans: 30th, 16:35
Coby Weant: 35th, 17:06
Carter Roane: 46th, 18:52
Bess Bryan: 24th, 17:45.41

Jayvee football finales are tonight and include Davie at Mount Tabor at 6; A.L. Brown at Hopewell, Cox Mill at Carson, Hickory Ridge at West Rowan, and South Rowan at East Rowan at 6:30, and North Rowan at Salisbury at 7 p.m.