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.
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.
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.
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.