State runner-up

Published 7:14 am Friday, July 10, 2015

East Rowan Diamond Sports’ 9U All-Stars finished as a state runner-up after a second-place finish at the Cal Ripken tournament from June 26-30 in Matthews. As one of the top two in the state, the team qualified for the Southeast Regional Tournament, which is July 14-19 in North Augusta, S.C. Front row (from left): Jaden Sprinkle, Gannon Kepley, Logan Dyer, Joseph Burleyson and Cole Poplin. Second row (from left): McCall Henderson, Nathan Hayworth, Morgan Padgett, Braden Shive and Aiden Michael. Coaches are Chuck Hayworth, Kelly Sparger and Jay Padgett.