Area Sports Briefs: All-Star game at North
From staff reports
All-Star basketball games are scheduled at North Rowan on Thursday, April 21.
Admission is $5. Concessions will be available.
The Rowan County Alumni Girls will play the 2016 Senior Girls at 6 p.m.
The alumni girls all played college basketball. The team includes former Salisbury High and NC State standout Shayla Fields, the county’s all-time leading scorer.
The Senior girls team includes West Rowan’s Khaila Hall, North Rowan’s Aliyah Farmer and Special Washington and East’s Shenell and Shenique Pharr.
The boys all-star game at 7:30 p.m. will include seniors from four Rowan schools, as well as players from Winston-Salem Prep.
North Rowan’s Jalen Sanders and Josh Handy, Salisbury’s DJ Alexander and Wes Fazia, East Rowan’s Austin Love, Bravon Goodlett and Naquise Caldwell, and South Rowan’s Tre Littlejohn and Colson Childers are among the players who will be in action.
A.L. Brown stayed unbeaten in MECKA softball by beating Hough, 2-1, in eight innings on Tuesday.
Kelly Chrismon had two hits. Chrismon and Ashlynn Stokes had RBIs.
Kaylee Cook pitched a complete game and struck out four.
Goals by Mia Trexler and Cierra Josey led Carson to a 2-1 win against West Rowan on Tuesday.
Gray Stone (13-0) defeated Queens Grant Charter 4-0 on Monday in Matthews.
Laurie Fogleman started the scoring for the Knights, followed by Wesley Harrington, an own goal and Katie Hill.
Annie Habeeb had two assists. Caroline Cody, Isabel McLeod and Ronnie Boss led the defense.
Ivy Overcash had the shutout in goal.
North Rowan scored seven runs in the second, five in the fourth, and six in the fifth and romped 19-1 at Thomasville in CCC play on Tuesday.
North moved into a three-way tie for first place in the CCC at 6-1.
The Kannapolis Intimidators smashed a season-high three home runs, but West Virginia came roaring back late to defeat Kannapolis, 10-9, on Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park.
The Power scored five runs in the eighth inning to take the lead.
Tyler Sullivan went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored for Kannapolis while hitting his first professional home run.
Casey Schroeder and Corey Zangari also homered for the Intimidators.
The Intimidators wrap up a three-game series in West Virginia today at 10:05 a.m.
Sixty-six GARS members played their own foursomes in an ABCD tournament at Lexington Golf Club.
‘A’ Flight winner was Mick Rowell with a net of 65.48.
‘B’ Flight winner was Guy Schenck with a net of 69.26.
‘C’ flight winner was Harry Agner with a net of 67.38.
‘D’ Flight winner was Bruce Shuping with a net of 72.00.
Clive Mahaffey, 80, shot 79. Clayton Steele, 84, shot 81.
Catawba’s Gina Gerone was tabbed the South Atlantic Conference Softball Player of the Week,while teammate Carley Tysinger was tabbed the SAC Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played April 11-17.
Gerone, a senior from Brooklyn, N.Y., batted .417 with five hits, a double, eight RBIs and a home run to lead the Catawba Indians to a pair of South Atlantic Conference series sweeps last week.
Tysinger, a senior, struck out 48 batters in four complete-game wins last week.
Matt Vernon (Davie) homered for Appalachian State in Tuesday’s 15-9 loss to Wake Forest.
Catawba’s men won 15-7 against Brevard on Tuesday.
Cole Fanzo scored four goals to lead Catawba (5-8, 3-4 SAC).
Catawba wound up the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Golf Championships on Tuesday and finished 12th. The Championships were held at the 6,892-yard, par-72 Etowah Valley Golf Club.
Jordan Taylor led Catawba during the tournament, finishing 32nd with a three-round total of 228. Tyler Mulkey (North Rowan) placed 36th after carding a 320.