Area Sports Briefs: Hornets pound Thomasville
From staff reports
Griffin Myers pitched a shutout and led Salisbury to a 12-0 CCC baseball win against Thomasville on Tuesday. Myers struck out 10 and allowed three hits.
Salisbury (9-7, 5-0 CCC) scored seven runs in the first inning.
Myers also led the Hornets at the plate with a 3-for-3 effort and two RBIs. Joe Steinman went 2-for-3, including a triple, and drove in two runs. John Yang, Chandler Lippard and Marcus Corry drove in a run apiece.
The Greater Cabarrus Stallions defeated Carmel Christian, 15-0 , on Tuesday. AJ Knight, Caleb Threadgill, Hunter Shepherd, Tyler Hartsell and Sawyer Strickland had two hits each.
Tyler Hartsell struck out five in four innings.
The Stallions (18-5) will play a home doubleheader against Wake County on Saturday.
Corbin Moss pitched East Rowan to a 4-0 jayvee win against Carson on Monday.
Salisbury’s softball team won 15-1 against North Rowan in a CCC game on Tuesday.
Michaela Lemmon had five hits, Kate Murph had four, and Caroline Forbis had three. Callie Kerchin and Rebecca Malloy had two hits each.
Forbis pitched a two-hitter and struck out 13.
Davie (11-7) won 3-2 against Reagan in CPC softball on Tuesday.
Bridgett Tierney had a triple and two RBIs. Olivia Boger held the Raiders to three hits.
Concord got two goals from Julia Patrum and one from Rebecca Rodriguez and beat South Rowan, 3-1, on Tuesday.
Mary Jester scored for the Raiders. Holiday Harvey led the South defense.
Carson edged East Rowan 2-1 on goals by Cynthia Romero and Hannah Smith. Cassidy Sears had an assist.
West Davidson shot 155 and won a CCC match at Sapona. Salisbury shot 170 for second place. North Rowan shot 208.
Alex Antosek shot 37 to lead the Hornets. Jonathan Britton shot 40 to lead the Cavaliers. West Davidson’s Nic Lamberth was medalist with a 36.
Alex Murphy hit a two-run homer in the eighth to give Delmarva a 2-1 win against the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday.
Kannapolis (2-4) had 11 hits. Luis Martinez shut out the Shorebirds for five innings.
Mars Hill pitcher Lacee Hunsucker (Carson) got her first college win on Monday when the Lions beat Lees-McRae 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. Hunsucker allowed three hits and no walks. She struck out two.
Belmont Abbey’s Samantha Jacobs (North Rowan) got a win on Saturday. Jacobs (4-8) pitched into the sixth inning, allowing one earned run, and the Crusaders held on to beat Converse, 8-7.
NC Wesleyan pitcher Logan Lowery (South Rowan) is having a great year. She’s 12-4 with 82 strikeouts and a 2.86 ERA. Lowery pitched a 4-2 win against Mary Washington on Sunday.
Sidney Grkman (Carson) hit her fourth homer of the season for UNCG on Sunday. Grkman is batting .268 with 15 RBIs.
The Catawba-Queens doubleheader was moved back to today by weather .
Livingstone’s men’s golf team won the JCSU Golf Invitational held Monday at Larkhaven.
Four LC golfers finished in the top seven, with Philip Harrison leading the Blue Bears with a 78.
The CIAA Golf Championships begin at Larkhaven on Thursday.
Catawba’s Victoria Hedrick finished 15th at theSAC Women’s Golf Championships which ended on Tuesday in Monroe. Hedrick posted a 79 on Tuesday.
Will Albertson drove in five runs and Jake Kimble had four hits as Catawba pounded Winston-Salem State, 18-5, on Tuesday at Newman Park.
Catawba (25-15) stopped a four-game skid.
Will Albertson put Catawba on top to stay with a three-run homer in the bottom of the first. Chance Bowden (Salisbury) followed with a double to extend his hitting streak to 17 games. Zac Almond and Dylan Richardson also homered for the Indians.
Catawba pushed across six runs in the second and four more in third to break the game open.
Catawba returns to league action on Friday at Carson-Newman.
Charleston’s Harrison Bell ( East Rowan) threw three shutout innings on Monday in a 7-2 loss to West Virginia Wesleyan.
Catawba ended its women’s tennis season with a 6-3 victory against Belmont Abbey on Monday. The Indians finished 13-11.
Catawba’s men beat Belmont Abbey, 8-1, to finish 11-11.
Salisbury Academy’s baseball team defeated Hickory Christian, 15-1.
Graham Smith pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts. Mitch Jeter had four hits, including a triple and a double. Archie Dees and Noah Stockton had triples. Will Nesbitt had a double.
Sacred Heart’s boys tennis team won 6-3 against Forsyth Country Day, with Ben Childress, Sean Archer and Luke Graeber winning in singles.
Archer/Childress, Brody Dillon/Juan Salazar and Riley Dillon/Graeber swept doubles.
Sacred Heart tennis also won against South Davie. Childress, Archer, Dillon and Colin Donaldson had singles wins, and the Dolphins swept doubles to win the match, 7-2.
Sacred Heart’s girls soccer team won 8-0 against Immaculate Heart of Mary from High Point.
Sutton Webb and Caroline Cardelle scored three goals each. Marina Mueller and Spencer Hansen scored a goal each. Caroline Clark had the shutout.
Sacred Heart soccer also won 5-1 against North Hills.
Cardelle and Theresa Holland scored two goals each, and Webb had one goal. Spencer Hansen played outstanding defense.
Sacred Heart’s coed golf team lost to Cannon School 199-201.
Childress led the Dolphins with a 46. Graeber shot 51.
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