Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators win; Rowan County home Monday
From staff and wire reports
The Kannapolis Intimidators jumped in front before rain fell and held on for a 3-2 victory over Delmarva on Sunday afternoon at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium.
Kannapolis (32-31) won its fourth straight and is above .500 for the first time in over a year.
Zach Thompson (1-1) pitched five innings for the win. Kelvis Valerio earned his second save.
Mason Robbins tripled for the third straight game.
The Intimidators wrap up the four-game series at Delmarva on Monday at 7:05 p.m.
Rowan County announced several changes to the schedule.
Rowan will host Kernersville on Monday at 7 p.m. instead of traveling to Kernersville on Friday.
Riley Myers is expected to pitch for Rowan County against Kernersville.
Rowan has added a home game (non-league) vs. Mooresville on Wednesday that will follow a Rowan Junior Legion game at Newman Park vs. Southeast Guilford.
Rowan now has an open date Friday, but is trying to fill it.
West Rowan won 4-1 against Carson in a league game on Sunday.
Brandon Walton was the winning pitcher. He pitched five innings and struck out five. Olen Stamper earned a save and struck out three.
Travis Cone had two hits for West Rowan.
Pearce Wilhelm had two hits for Carson.
Losing pitcher Maddux Holshouser threw a complete game for Carson and didn’t allow an earned run. He struck out five with no walks.
• West Rowan won 8-7 against Carson in a non-league game.
Daniel Durham, Dillon Simpson and Timmy Wilmont had two hits each for West Rowan. Cone was the winning pitcher.
Blake Blackmon took the loss for Carson. Ben Shoaf had three hits for Carson, including a triple.
Carson plays Concord at Central Cabarrus on Monday at 7 p.m. and is home on Tuesday vs. West Forsyth.
The McCanless Couples played Captain’s Choice on Sunday.
The team of Alex Miller, Susan Houston , Jay Crane and Gene & Mary Seaford too first place.
The team of David Huneycutt, Azalee Story, Austin Miller and Allen & Tammie Drew finished second. Mary Seaford won longest putt and closest to the pin.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fabian Gomez of Argentina won his first PGA Tour title Sunday at the St. Jude Classic, beating England’s Greg Owen by four strokes.
Gomez, 36, started the round tied with Owen atop the leaderboard at 9 under with 23 players within four strokes. Gomez shot 4-under 66 for a 267 total for the win. He carded a five birdie-one bogey round for his first PGA title in his 70th start in a season already featuring three top 25s.
Taking home the winner’s check of $1.08 million is a nice turnaround for Gomez who had to earn back his tour card through the Web.com Tour last year.
BELMONT, Mass. — Bernhard Langer won the Senior Players Championship for the second year in a row.
It’s his fifth major on the Champions Tour.
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