Rowan Jr. Legion wins

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 31, 2014

Rowan County’s Junior Legion team won 10-5 against Kernersville on Friday.
John Owen had three hits. Chandler Lippard, Will Steinman and Jackson Justus had two each.
Lee Sells was the winning pitcher.
Rowan is at West Rowan tonight at 7 and is home against Mooresville on Sunday at 7.
• Brandon Walton struck out 13 batters to lead West Rowan Junior Legion to a 6-4 win against Carson on Thursday.
Austin Love pitched the seventh for a save.
Walton knocked in two runs. Lee Poteat had two hits.
• In West’s 7-5 loss to Carson on Tuesday, Kacey Otto had two hits for West, while Hunter Bernhardt had two RBIs, and Trevor Atwood had a double.
• West Junior Legion was rained out Friday.
• Carson plays at 5 today at home against Kernersville.
North Rowan’s Chance Mazza, Brandon White, Spencer Locklear, Noah Gonzalez and Jake Pritchard were named to the All-CCC baseball team.
Salisbury’s All-CCC players are Chance Bowden, Riley Myers, Ryan Jones and Will Steinman.
The CCC Player of the Year is West Davidson’s Chandler Simmerson, with East Davidson’s Nathan Campbell runner-up.
The CCC Pitcher of the Year is East Davidson’s Nick Williams. The runner-up is West Davidson’s Justin “Lefty” Freeman.
East Davidson’s Dan Tricarico and West Davidson’s Jerry Walser were co-coaches of the year for the CCC.
East Davidson’s Tyler Rhodes, Kelvin Pena and Ryan McIntyre and West Davidson’s T.J. Eller, Graham Shoaf, Zach Queen and Justin Norman made All-CCC, along with Lexington’s Will Lancaster.
CCC champ East Davidson lost to Bunker Hill 8-1 on Thursday in the 2A Western Regional championship series.
Bunker Hill swept the series 2-0.
Cameron Chapman homered for Bunker Hill. East Davidson finished 19-8. Ryan McIntyre took the loss.
• Piedmont (21-8) beat Burns 6-2 on Friday to sweep their 3A Western championship series.
Corey Sikes shut down the Bulldogs, and Austin Harding’s first-inning RBI double put Piedmont on top.Colton Greene had two hits for Piedmont.
Harding’s homer won the series opener 1-0.
Piedmont eliminated East Rowan in the third round and Carson in the fourth.
Rowan County’s game at Mooresville Post 66 was washed out on Friday.
Rowan is home tonight against Davidson County.
Southern Rowan is at Mooresville Post 537 tonight.

Friday’s game between the Kannapolis Intimidators and Hagerstown Suns was been postponed due to wet grounds at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. The teams will make the game up today as part of a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m.
Salisbury’s Michael Ogden was named CCC Player of the Year.
Also making All-CCC from Salisbury were Clint Comadoll, Spencer Storey, Christopher Derrick, David Derrick and Abraham Post.
North Rowan’s All-CCC players wer Dylan Auten and Chase Thompson.
West Davidson’s Thompson Skeen was the coach of the year, with Salisbury’s Milton Griffith runner-up.
Salisbury’s Eric Edwards was the CCC Player of the Year, with North Rowan’s Tyler Mulkey runner-up.
Salisbury’s Dale Snyder was named CCC Coach of the Year.
Salisbury’s Chris Queen, Abraham Post, Gabe Steinman and John Murphy made All-CCC.
Salisbury’s Kate Grant, Ceci Cardelle, Susannah Dixon, Emma Labovitz and Maddie Labovitz made the All-CCC team. North Rowan’s Mariela Bautista made All-CCC.
West Davidson’s Anna Rose Sink was the CCC Player of the Year. Lexington’s Kari Rankin was the CCC Goalie of the Year.
West Davidson’s Chris Brown was named CCC Coach of the Year, with Salisbury’s Matt Parrish runner-up.
Salisbury’s Jaleesa Smoot, Heavenly Robinson, Breya Philpot, Cheyenne Gloster, Briuanna Gibbs, Zaria Houston and Kenyatta Holmes made the All-CCC girls track team.
North Rowan’s Payton Russell, Janiah Hall, Alexis Mitchell, Aleeyah Johniken, Katina White, Brianna White and Makala Lytton made All-CCC.
West Davidson’s Callie Wynn was the Athlete of the Year, while West Davidson’s Kevin Troy was the CCC Coach of the Year.
• In CCC boys track, Salisbury’s Philip Simons was named Athlete of the Year, with North Rowan’s Darrius Wallace runner-up.
North’s Xavier Robinson, Eric Gadson, Michael Robinson, Khandler Kimber, Courtney Roseborough, Shane Parker, Shareef Walker, Kenyon Tatum, Michael Streater and Isaiah Cromwell made All-CCC.
Salisbury’s Erik Murray, Matt Washko, Omari Sanders, Kevin Barrett, LaMyron Greene, Willie Clark, Elbert Mouton, Thurston Alexander and Rondarius McCauley were All-CCC,
North’s Phillip Bush was named CCC Coach of the Year. Salisbury’s Ryan Ochier was runner-up.

Salisbury’s Frank Adams III shot 71-65-71 — 207 and finished tied for 15th in the eGolf Tour’s Sedgefield Classic played in Greensboro.
Adams was 3-under won $2,050,
Salisbury’s Will Collins shot 69-71-75 — 215 and finished 5-over. Collins won $1,045.
Catawba senior cross country runner Olivia Myers has been named to the Capital One Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District 3 Team. Myers will advance to the All-America ballot with those teams being released in late June.
Myers, who majored in biology, graduated with a 3.98 GPA and will be entering veterinarian school at N.C. State. She was also an academic all-district selection for tennis.
East Rowan is offering a new indoor adult softball league.
The league is open to men and women 18 or older.
Registration: Saturday, May 31 – Saturday, June 21
Cost: $200 per team
Games: Monday and Tuesday evenings at the East Rowan YMCA Season: Games begin on Monday, June 30 and will consist of a 10 game season plus tournament
To Register: All teams must register at the East Y by June 21 Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, June 24 @ 7:00 pm.
Contact Joe Finney at 704-279-1742 or

Salisbury Parks and Recreation upcoming leagues and fitness programs:
• Adult Men’s and Co-Ed Dodgeball Dodgers League – Registration till 6/13 – Ages 18+ (Teams consist of 4-6 players)
• Adult Women’s Softball – Registration till 5/5 – Coaches meeting on 5/5
• Morning Fitness Bootcamp – Tuesdays/Thursdays – 7:00-8:00am – Session 1: 6/3 – 6/26, Session 2: 7/15 – 8/7
• Evening Fitness Bootcamp – Mondays/Wednesdays – 5:30 – 6:30pm – Session 1: 6/2 – 6/28, Session 2: 7/14 – 8/6
• Cardio Tennis – Mondays/Wednesdays – 9:00-10:00am – through 6/23 @ Salisbury Civic Center clay courts
•Yoga in the Park – 2nd / 4th Saturday through August @ Hurley Park – 9:00-10:15am
•Power Hour Aqua Fitness – Sundays, 6/15 – 8/3, 1:00-2:00pm @ Lincoln Pool
• Children, Youth and Adult Swim lessons taught throughout the summer @ Lincoln Pool
Call 704-638-2139 for additional information. View, Register and Pay for programs online at

East baseball camp
The dates for East Rowan’s baseball camp are June 16-20.
The camp is from 9-2 Monday through Thursday and 9 until 12 on Friday, the 20th.
Lunch is provided Friday. Campers should bring lunch the other days.
The cost of the camp is $110. The cost includes a camp T-shirt and video.
Sign up at

Cougar Camp
The 8th annual Carson Cougar basketball camp for rising 2nd through 6th grade boys and girls will be held on July 7-10.
The gym opens at 8 a.m. Camp is from 9-12.
The cost is $60 and includes instruction, accident insurance and camp T-shirt
Contact coach Brian Perry at 704-855-5039.
• The Carson Basketball Game Skills Camp for rising 3rd through 6th grade boys and girls will be held July 14-17.
The gym opens at 8. Camp is from 9-12.
The cost is $60.
Contact Coach Perry at 704-855-5039.
WR Basketball Camp

West Rowan Falcon Boys Basketball Camp will held from July 14-16.
The camp is from 9-1 daily and is for rising 2nd through 9th graders. The cost is $50.
Call coach Mike Gurley at 704-798-2074.

Hoops Unlimited
Following are the sites and dates for the 21st annual Hoops Unlimited summer basketball camps.
East Rowan High: June 16-19, rising 2nd-5th grade boys and girls and June 23-26, rising 6th-10th grade boys and girls
North Stanly Middle School: July 7-10, rising 2nd-5th grade boys and girls and July 14-17, rising 6th-10th grade boys and girls
The cost of the all-day camp is $110, which includes an “all you can eat” lunch. Each camper will also receive a camp water bottle and camp T-shirt.
For brochures and information, go to, or call camp director Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.

Spencer Little League summer baseball sign-ups for boys and girls (ages 4-13) at 8th Street Ballpark have been extended to today. Register from 9-1. Registration is $40. Call 704-216-7783.

Basketball Camp
The 4th Summer Jam Evaluation Basketball Camp will be held June 16-19 at the Benchwarmers Sports Complex in Mooresville.
The camp is for boys and girls. Grades 9-11 from 9-12 daily. Grades 3-8 from 1-4 daily.
The first day of camp clinics cover ballhandling, shooting and passing. The second day is offensive skill work. The third day features footwork and attacking. The final day is live games and video review.
Early registration cost is $60 per player or $50 apiece for two or more players.
After May 31, the cost goes up to $75.
Players receive T-shirts and daily snacks and drinks.
For information, contact Damien Argrett at 704-495-9565. . Argrett is a former South Rowan star and Pfeiffer All-American and played professionally in Europe.