Area Sports Briefs: Catawba plays at 4 due to weather concerns

Published 12:43 am Thursday, May 28, 2015

From staff reports
Catawba’s baseball game in the D-II Championships game on Thursday in Cary has been moved up to the afternoon because of the threat of thunderstorms.
Catawba is 2-0 in the double-elimination event. Tampa is also 2-0.
Tampa plays Henderson State, which has one loss, on Thursday at noon.
Catawba plays Cal Poly Pomona, which has one loss, on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Henderson State (Ark.) eliminated Angelo State (Texas) on Wednesday, while Cal Poly Pomona (45-16) eliminated Mercyhurst.
Catawba (46-13) hasn’t played since Monday and has its entire pitching staff available, with the exception of Monday’s starter Sean Grant.
The schedule for Friday will depend on Thursday’s results.

Minor leagues
Oklahoma City’s Corey Seager (NW Cabarrus) is heating up. He hit his first two homers Triple-A homers on Monday and had four hits on Tuesday.

Local golf
Sixty-one GARS members played in their own foursomes at Rolling Hills.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Donald Martin with a net of 61.48
Low ‘B’ Flight player was Bill Hathcock with a net of 58.00
Low ‘C’ Flight player was Windsor Eagle with a net of 63.50
Low ‘D’ Flight player was Doug Lingle with a net of 65.56

American Legion
Southern Rowan plays Thursday at Davidson County.
Rowan County opens Friday at Newman Park against Randolph County.
Kannapolis is hosting a tripleheader (at Northwest Cabarrus) on Saturday.
Southern Rowan plays High Point at 1 p.m. Rowan County plays Cherryville at 4 p.m. Kannapolis plays Kernersville at 7 p.m.

Hurley YMCA
Register now for summer sports camps at the J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at
Contact Jesse Byrd at 704-738-5134 or for information.
• Soccer (K- 8th grade)
June 29-July 3
$60 members
$80 non-members
Registration ends June 24th
• Basketball (K-8th grade)
July 6-10
$60 members
$80 non-members
Registration ends July 1
• Track & Field (K-8th grade)
July 6-10
$60 members
$80 non-members
Registration ends June 29
• Volleyball (grades 4-8)
June 29-July 1
$45 members
$60 non-members
Registration ends: June 24
• Golf (grades 4-8)
Aug. 10-13
$60 members
$80 non-members
Registration ends Aug. 5

Basketball camps
West Rowan basketball camps are set for June 15-17 and July 13-15.
The cost of a camp is $50 and includes first-class instruction and a camp T-shirt.
Call coach Mike Gurley at 704-798-2074 for information.
• The Kannapolis Basketball camp is set for July 6-8 from 9-1 daily.
The cost is $60.
Call coach Shelwyn Klutz for information at 704-491-3752.

East baseball camp
East Rowan Baseball camp dates are June 15-20.
Times: 9-2 on Monday-Thursday and 9-12 on Friday. The cost is $125. Lunch will be provided on Friday. Campers bring lunch the other days. Each camper receives a free T-shirt
Competition on Friday with medals to the winner.
Campers get a video of their hitting and fielding.