Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators lose to Savannah

Published 12:11 am Monday, August 24, 2015

From staff reports

The Savannah Sand Gnats won their 18th straight South Atlantic League game on Sunday, coming back to beat the Kannapolis Intimidators 9-4 in the first game of a twin bill at Grayson Stadium.
Toby Thomas drove in two runs as Kannapolis built a 2-0 lead early. Alexander Simon had a two-run single for the Intimidators.
Rain stopped the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader with the score tied 1-1 after five innings.

Local golf
Salisbury’s Grace Yatawara shot 71-74 — 145 for fifth place in the 13th Joe Cheves Junior Invitational held at Mimosa Hills in Morganton.
East Rowan’s Nick Lyerly shot 74-69 — 143 and tied for 21st at 1-under.
Cannon School’s Michael Childress shot 76-76 — 152. East Rowan’s Logan Shuping shot 80-74 – 154.

The McCanless Couples played Captain’s Choice on Sunday.
The team of David Huneycutt, Azalee Story and Mary Seaford took first place.
The second-place team was Tim Earnhardt, Walt Kincaid and Jimmie Jones.
Huneycutt won longest putt.

Salisbury athletic passes
Season passes are available for sale:
$50 for current SHS students
$75 for single non-student pass
$125 for a family of two pass
$225 for a family of four pass, plus $50 for each additional pass
See Dale Snyder for information.