Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators win 1-0
From staff reports
Luis Martinez spun a career-high eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball to pitch the Intimidators to a 1-0 win over the BlueClaws on Monday night at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood.
Kannapolis (51-49) earned its South Atlantic League-leading 13th shutout win of the season.
Martinez (4-9) became just the fourth Kannapolis pitcher to work at least eight complete innings, surpassing his previous career-long outing o on May 2, on his way to earning the win. He allowed just two hits — both singles — while walking one and striking out four. Matt Cooper tossed a perfect ninth inning for the save (10).
The Intimidators wrap up the four-game series in Lakewood on Tuesday at 11:05 a.m.
Craig Brooks (Catawba) pitched a scoreless inning in the Arizona League in his last outing and struck out two.
Davis Richards shot 13-under for two rounds and won the Warrior’s club championship.
Rowan County’s 9-10 softball team won regional games against South Carolina and Florida.
Register now for Summer Sport Camp at the J.F. Hurley YMCA.
Golf (4th-8th grade)
Registration ends Aug. 5
Register at the J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at www.rowanymca.org
Contact Jesse Byrd at 704-738-5134 or Jbyrd@rowanymca.org
West girls camp
Lady Falcons Basketball Camp will be held from Aug. 3-6 from 4-7 p.m. at West Rowan High.
The camp is for rising 4th-9th graders.
The cost is $40.
Contact coach Ashley Poole @ 7044337713 with any questions.
Ben Childress won the boys 12’s USTA junior tennis tournament at the Country Club of Salisbury.
Childress won his first match 6-3, 4-6, 10-6 and won his 2nd match 6-0, 6-1
The tournament will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.
South Rowan Youth Football Camp will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 until noon.
The camp is for rising kindergarten-8th grade.
The cost is $25 per child with a $5 discount for siblings.
Learn new skills and drills from new South Rowan High coach Daniel Yow.
Register by emailing Jason.Yow@rss.k12.nc.us.
Include your name, age and T-shirt size.
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