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More Area Sports Briefs: Catawba softball splits

From staff reports

Catawba’s softball split two games on Saturday in Columbus, Ga.

The Indians (6-3)  opened the day with a 5-2 win over host Columbus State, but then fell 7-2 to Bellarmine.

Carley Tysinger improved to 4-1 with the win in the opener. The junior allowed four hits in seven innings. She walked two and struck out 13.

Caroline Turner and Holli Chandler homered.

In the second game, Bellarmine jumped on Catawba with five runs in the bottom of the first. Catawba could not cut into the deficit.

Catawba tennis

Catawba’s tennis teams split with Newberry on Friday.

Catawba’s women lost 8-1, but the Catawba men rallied to win 5-4.

Women’s basketball

SAC first round

Wednesday, March 4

(8) Mars Hill at (1) Anderson

(5) Carson-Newman at (4) Catawba, 7 p.m.

(7) Lenoir-Rhyne at (2) Wingate

(6) Lincoln Memorial at (3) Newberry

Game 1: #1 Anderson vs. #8 Mars Hill, 7:00pm

Prep baseball

Due to current field conditions, next week’s weather forecast and limited practices, Lexington has canceled outdoor games for next week.     


Carson forward Jamarius Hairston, a freshman, was misidentified in a story in Saturday’s edition of the Salisbury Post.

Local golf

The popular Two-Man Mulligan tournament will be held at Warrior are March 7-8.

Entry is open to the first 64 paid teams.

• The date for the 17th annual John Campbell Memorial Golf Classic is May 1 at the Country Club of Salisbury.

Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The captain’s choice tournament includes contests, prizes, awards and refreshments. All proceeds will be used to buy new equipment for the surgical services unit at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

Morning and afternoon flights are available. $175 per golfer. $700 per team. Sponsorships are available.

Call  704-210-6880 to register.

• Salisbury’s Frank Adams III  tied for 24th in the eGolf Tour’s Palmetto Hall Championship.  .

Hurricanes basketball

The Rowan Hurricanes AAU basketball organization is looking for 4th-10th grade girls and boys to form teams.

The Hurricanes are looking only for serious ballplayers to part of the hurricane family. Any player interested can contact coach Marcus White at 704-490-5844 or email marcuswhite809@gmail.com.

Hurley Y sign-ups

Girls Volleyball

Grades 4-8.  Teaches volleyball fundamentals and skills along with the YMCA’s core values. Register through March 7.

Register at the J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at www.rowanymca.org.

Contact Jesse Byrd at 704-738-5134 or Jbyrd@rowanymca.org.



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