Area Sports Briefs: Randolph wins regional opener
From staff reports
Brady Wright pitched a six-hit shutout as host Randolph County beat Tennessee 5-0 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Southeast Regional.
Caleb Webster homered for Post 45 (26-15).
SC 4, Florida 3
The unbeaten South Carolina state champs scored in the ninth inning to beat Florida (33-8).
Kevin Burton drove in two runs for South Carolina (24-0).
Ryne Huggins pitched eight strong innings.
Alabama 6, Georgia 4
Chase Bowlin had three hits and drove in two runs to lead Alabama (39-10).
Will Dyar had three hits for Georgia (16-9).
Yelmison Peralta pitched seven strong innings and led the Kannapolis Intimidators to a 7-2 win against Asheville on Wednesday.
Matt Cooper shined in relief for Kannapolis (56-52) by striking out six of the seven hitters he faced.
Toby Thomas mashed a two-run double, Brett Austin had two RBIs, and Louie Lechich had three hits.
Michael Suiter extended a 15-game hitting streak.
In the Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship in Hutchinson, Kansas, Nick Lyerly has shot 71-71-74 — 216 and stands in fourth place, seven shots off the pace.
In the 11th Dogwood State Junior Championship at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, Michael Childress has shot 70-76 — 146 and is tied for 19th.
Carolinas Senior PGA
Kannapolis’ Rick Lewallen tied for third in Brown’s Summit with a 70 and won $1,083.33.
In the eGolf Gateway Tour’s River Hills Classic at Lake Wylie, S.C., Frank Adams III shot 72 in the first round.
Rowan Little League is taking sign-ups through Aug. 25 at Godley’s Garden Center for fall baseball and girls softball leagues.
Register online at http://www.rowanlittleague.com;
Fall ball is for ages 3-12. Cost is $50. Baseball ages are as of April 30, 2016 and softball ages are as of Dec. 31, 2015. Contact Jeff Bernhardt at 704-326-5255 or Dan Wales 704-633-4071 for more information.
The Hurley YMCA Warriors are competing in Norfolk, Va., in the AAU Junior Olympic National Championship
Day 3 Results:
100m Hurdles 14-year- old boys:
1st: Jalen Houston: 13.26 in the semifinals – personal best time
Jalen advanced to the finals on Thursday.
62nd: Max Morgan: 18.34 – personal best time
2000m Steeplechase 15-16 year old boys:
3rd: Andrew Burgess: 6:37.33 – personal best time
18th: Jonah Evans: 7:16.98
800m 9-year-old boys:
36th: Triston Rabon: 2:48.46
58th: Connor Price: 2:54.27
800m 10 year old boys:
27th: Eli Julian: 2:34.45
Shot put 13-year-old boys:
48th: Jaxon Evans: 25 feet 8 inches
Javelin 14-year-old boys:
49th: John Sokolowski: 64 feet 11 inches