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Area Sports Briefs: Southern Rowan loses 4-3 at Mooresville

From staff reports
Southern Rowan lost 4-3 to Mooresville on Thursday in a game played at Lake Norman High.
Burke Fulcher and Matt Brown pitched well for Southern Rowan.
Chase Labbe had a double as Southern Rowan loaded the bases with one out in the ninth, but SR couldn’t push across the tying run.
Southern Rowan (8-6, 3-2) will now have a long break.
Mooresville (7-2) improved to 2-1 in the league.

Junior Legion
Carson won 8-2 against Lake Norman on Wednesday.
Maddux Holshouser struck out seven in five shutout innings. Luke Barringer and Jaxon Miller finished up. Ben Shoaf’s three-hit night included a triple. He drove in four.
• Cameron Prugh pitched four innings and struck out six as Carson won a non-conference game against West Rowan on Thursday (no score reported). Shoaf drove in three more runs.
Brett Graham had two hits for West Rowan.
• In Junior Legion Friday, Carson plays at home vs. Lake Norman at 7 p.m. and Rowan County will play vs. Davidson County at Staton Field.
Carson will play a doubleheader at West Rowan starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The first game will be a conference game.

All-State baseball
Catawba’s Craig Brooks, Will Albertson, Shaefer Shepard, Ryan McClintock, Blake Houston and T.J. Wharton were named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association College Division All-State team.
Brooks, Albertson, McClintock and Wharton were first team. Houston and Shepard were second team.

All-district softball
East Rowan’s Kaleigh Troutman and West Rowan’s Hunter Gibbons, Marissa Yow, Parker Greene and Peyton Greene were named to All-District 6 3A team.
District 6 is a nine-county area that includes Rowan, Cabarrus, Anson, Cleveland, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Stanly, Union and Lincoln.

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