Area Sports Briefs: 1000 Ks for Tysinger
From staff reports
Senior Carley Tysinger went over 1,000 career strikeouts and Catawba’s softball team remained undefeated with a 5-0 victory over Columbus State on Sunday afternoon on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne .
Catawba (10-0) has matched the school record for consecutive wins.
Tysinger (6-0) notched her 1,000th strikeout when she fanned Keeli Waugh to start the sixth inning.
Tysinger sat down the first 18 batters she faced and took a perfect game to the seventh. She hit Katie White to start the seventh to end the bid for Catawba’s first perfect game .
Callie Star broke up the no-hitter with a one-out single.
Gina Gerone (3-for-3) and Katherine Shumaker combined for five hits and three RBIs. Leah Huggins had two hits, and Caroline Turner drove in a run and scored twice.
Gerone’s run-scoring single put Catawba ahead in the first inning. Gerone led off the fourth with a triple and scored on Shumaker’s double.
Catawba is at Limestone on Wednesday.
Salisbury’s girls will play at East Burke at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the first round of the 2A playoffs.
The game will be the opener of a girls/boys doubleheader. Admission is $7.
West Rowan’s girls will host Robinson at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Cox Mill freshman Wendell Moore has received a scholarship offer from UNC, making him one of the youngest recruits ever offered by the Tar Heels.
The Greater Cabarrus Homeschool Stallions swept Raleigh in a doubleheader on Saturday, winning 12-0 and 7-0.
In the first game, Caleb Threadgill and AJ Knight had three hits each and Noah Jarrett and Hunter Shepherd had two apiece. Tyler Hartsell had a double.
Jarrett pitched no-hit ball for four innings. McConner Wallace pitched the fifth for the Stallions (3-0).
In the second game, Shepherd had two hits. Hartsell was the winning pitcher, throwing a two-hitter for four innings. Trent Barry pitched the fifth.
Salisbury will host Mount Tabor in a scrimmage at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Catawba lost to Shippensburg, 8-5, on Sunday.
The Indians (5-4) got two homers from Kyle Smith. Smith hit a solo homer in the second and a two-run shot in the sixth.
Luke Setzer (East Rowan) had a double and a triple. Chance Bowden (Salisbury) had two hits.
Connor Johnson (East Rowan) started on the mound and took the loss. He fanned four in three innings.
Catawba is scheduled to play at Winston-Salem State on Wednesday at 5 p.m. before returning home to open SAC play on Friday at 6 p.m. against Newberry.
Connor Bodenhamer (Davie) homered for Winston-Salem State in Saturday’s 4-0 win against Anderson.
Catawba men’s and women’s tennis teams lost to Newberry on Saturday afternoon.
Catawba’s women lost 6-3, while the men lost 7-2.
Rain stopped play on Sunday against Lincoln Memorial.
Cole Fanzo scored two goals for Catawba in an 11-5 loss at Mount Olive on Saturday.
CIAA tournament pairings have been released.
Both Livingstone teams are scheduled to open play on Wednesday. The men play at 8:50 p.m. and the women play at 12:10 p.m.
Tre Williams (Carson) had 14 points, 10 rebounds, seven steals and five assists as the Davidson County Community College Storm (27-3) won 97-77 against Sandhills CC on Saturday.
In DCCC’s 85-81 loss to Caldwell CC on Sunday, Wiliams had 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists before fouling out.
Keshun Sherrill (West Rowan) had 24 points and nine rebounds in Augusta’s 82-73 win against Lander on Saturday.
North Rowan graduates Michael Bowman and Malik Ford helped J.C. Smith beat Shaw 102-92 on Saturday.
Bowman had five points and five rebounds, while Ford shot 4-for-4 and contributed eight points and five rebounds.
Avery Locklear (South Rowan) had nine points and three assists for UNC Pembroke in Saturday’s 79-60 win against Armstrong.
Kelly Dulkoski (Carson) scored nine points for Kennesaw State in Saturday’s 63-41 loss to Florida Gulf Coast.
Morehead State’s Shay Steele (West Rowan) had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists in Saturday’s 89-77 loss to Eastern Kentucky.
Texas Tech’s Brielle Blaire (North Rowan) had four points and three rebounds in Sunday’s 65-53 loss to Kansas State.
Catawba announced six more recruits, all from out of state.
New names on the list include Georgia wide receivers Anthony Stanley and Tre’Quan Alston.
Also added were a pair of Georgia DBs — Cedrick Gervin and Cris Page.
Also on board with the Indians are TyDerius Glenn, a linebacker from South Carolina, and Ladarius Parker, a running back from South Carolina.
The 28th Annual Shamrock 5K & 10 K Run is set for Saturday, March 5, in Mocksville.
The race will be professionally timed.
It’s easy to register at www.ShamrockRunNC.com or on Facebook.
Run and help support the Dragonfly House.
The Mc Canless Couples played a Captain’s Choice on Sunday.
There was a three-way tie and a scorecard playoff.
First place went to the team of Susan Houston and Patrick & Sharon Miller.
Finishing second was the team of Alex Miller, Dakota Brewer and Alex Freeman.
Allen Drew, Harry Owens, Azalee Story and Mary Seaford took third.
Patrick Miller won closest to the pin. Drew won longest putt.