Two Indians drafted
Catawba’s Joe Watson and Paul Kronenfeld were drafted on Sunday.
Watson, a 6-foot-3, 225- pound right-handed pitcher who also played wideout for Catawba’s football team, was drafted based on his enormous athletic potential.
Watson was a 12th-round pick by the Texas Rangers and was No. 366 overall.
A Davie County product, Watson, 21, is a junior. He was 1-2 with a 6.41 ERA in 13 appearances, including three starts this season, but his upside is tremendous if he figures out his mechanics and the strike zone. His fastball was clocked in the upper 90s by scouts this season.
In 27 inning this season, Watson struck out 31 and walked 21.
Kronenfeld, 22, is a senior first baseman and was an academic All-American. He was drafted by the Cincinatti Reds on the 25th round. He was the 755th overall pick.
Kronenfeld was outstanding in his two seasons at Catawba after transferring from Georgia Tech.
He is big (6-3, 225), runs well and is a lefty hitter. He has some versatility as he can play an outfield corner as well as first base.
He batted .361 for the Indians as a senior, with 54 runs and 43 RBIs. He belted six homers and a SAC-leading 21 doubles. He drew a team-high 34 walks in 55 games and posted a .446 on-base percentage.
East Rowan’s Brittany Small won the high jump for 15-16 year-olds in the State Games.
Justin Allison (West Rowan) placed fifth in Saturday’s ARCA race at Pocono.
Carson Junior Legion defeated Mooresville Post 537 5-0 on Friday.
Kris Peacock pitched six innings for the win. Cameron Pugh and Ryan Bearden had RBI doubles. Matt Van Dyne pitched well for the Legends.
• Carson is at home today for a doubleheader against West Rowan. The first game is at 4 p.m. and counts in the league. The second game at 7 will be non-league.
• West Rowan won 19-3 against Montgomery County on Friday.
Davie County athletes making All-CPC teams —
Baseball:Ben Beeson, Charlie Muchukot, Brandon Lankford
Boys track and field: Boyce Seals
Girls track and field: Hannah Dove, Elaina Passaro
Boys lacrosse: Nick Juhasz
Softball: Kelsey Brown, Abby Daniels, Morgan Hendrix, Sarah Myers, K’lea Parks
Boys tennis: Elijah Gregory
Boys golf: Philip Kelley, Seth Morris, Colby Carter
Girls soccer: Grace Bartelt, Brooke Hedgspeth
West Rowan senior Jake Kennedy, who has signed with Gardner-Webb, competed in the 54th North Carolina Amateur Championship atCarolina Golf Club in Charlotte on Friday.
Kennedy shot 76-76 — 152 and finished 10-over. The cutline for the final two rounds fell at 3-over.
West golfer Coyte Kyles caddied for Kennedy.
The 12th annual Rowan Masters is set for Warrior on June 27-29.
Qualifying is June 21.
The qualifying round is 18 holes of stroke play. The low 31 scorers will join defending champion Phil Miller in a match-play tournament.
All entrants must have amateur status. The cost is $60 for non-members and $30 for members. Entry fee includes green fee, cart and range balls for the qualifying round. The champion receives a trophy, a one-year bronze membership and a $250 gift certificate.
• There will be a junior golf camp at Crescent on June 16-19. The cost is $100.
Contact Sean in the golf shop for details at 704-647-0025.
Rowan Express competed in the Ken Roberts Challenge in High Point
Jayden Dillard, 17th, javelin, 17-1; Brandon Ellis, 9th, javelin, 19-1
Britanny Ellis, 1st, shot put, 18-10 and 2nd, long jump, 9-6
Jamasia Jackson, 4th, shot put, 13-8; BreAsia Ellis, 8th, shot put, 20-1 and 10th, discus, 38-1; Braniya Goodlett, 4th, shot put, 23-3 and 13th, discus, 42-6; BraQuan Ellis, shot put, 19-6
The Asheville Tourists scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat the Kannapolis Intimidators 6-4 on Friday in Asheville.
• The Intimidators lost 7-3 in 13 innings as Asheville on Saturday.
Corey Seager (NW Cabarrus, Kannapolis Legion) hit two homers on Friday for Rancho Cucamonga and drove in four runs.
Seager has 11 homers, 44 RBIs and a .348 batting average and a promotion to Double A can’t be far away.
• Jordan Jankowski (Catawba) had a great start for Corpus Christi, Houston’s Double A team, on Friday. He reached the eighth inning, striking out seven. He allowed three hits and one walk for his first win of the season.
• Justin Seager (NWC, Kannapolis Legion) had two hits Friday for Clinton and is batting .257 with one homer and 11 RBIs.
South Rowan baseball camp is June 16-19 from 9-1 daily. The camp is for rising first-eighth-graders. The cost is $80. Call coach Thad Chrismon at 704-640-8704 to pre-register.
West Rowan Falcon football camp will be directed by Scott Young on June 16-18 from 9 until noon daily.
The cost is $45.
Current and former Falcons will instruct.
Salisbury Parks and Recreation sport camps:
• All Star Basketball Camp June 16-18 from 9-12 pm at Hall Gym
• Fast Pitch Softball Camp June 23-26 from 6-8 pm at West Rowan High
• Baseball Camp June 23-26 from 9-12 pm at Salisbury High School
• Future Stars Football Skills Camp June 23-25 from 9-12 at Hall Gym. Register online go to www.salisburync.gov/play.
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.
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 www.hoopsunlimitedcamp.com, or call camp director Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334.