Area Sports Briefs: Rainout stops Rowan
Published 12:50 am Wednesday, June 1, 2016
From staff reports
Rowan County’s scheduled American Legion baseball game with Greensboro was rained out on Tuesday.
No makeup date was immediately set.
Rowan (3-3) plays its first divisional game tonight when it hosts Kannapolis. Kannapolis lost to Mocksville and is 0-1 in divisional play.
Rowan Junior Legion won 7-6 against Eastern Randolph on a walk-off hit by Blake White. Bryson Wagner was the winning pitcher.
Rowan rolled 12-3 against West Rowan on Tuesday
Carson Junior Legion won, 9-2, against the Kannapolis Cardinals on Tuesday. Brycen Holshouser and Daniel Leonard drove in two runs each. Leonard had a two-run double in the first inning. Luke Barringer had a triple.
Holshouser pitched four innings and struck out six. He got relief help from Zack Lee and Devin Gay.
Carson hosts Lake Norman Friday at 7 p.m. and plays two at West Rowan, starting at 4, on Saturday.
Catawba catcher Will Albertson was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America second team.
In the Creed Invitational in Camden, S.C., Charlie Barr of Salisbury shot 82-79 — 161 and tied for fourth in the 13-14 age group. Mitch Jeter of Salisbury shot 91-86 — 177 and was 15th.
In the 15-16 age group, Salisbury’s Michael Childress shot 78-79 — 157 and was 23rd.
In the 17-18 age group, Concord’s Stephen Carroll shot 74-72 — 146 for 10th. Concord’s Walker Cress shot 78-73 — 151 for 19th.
The Corbin Hills Ladies played their annual two-day Grace Rodgers Spring Handicap Tournament on May 24 and 31.
Overall low net and winner of the tournament was Beth Calhoun.
Overall low gross went to Phyllis Durland, and second low net in the First Flight went to Susan Morris. First low net in the Second Flight was won by Azalee Story, with second low net going to Cindy Carmazzi. First low net in the Third Flight was won by Eileen Full, while second low net went to Sheryl Johnson.
East baseball camp
East Rowan baseball camp will be held on June 13-17. Camp is from 9 to 2 the first four days and from 9-12 on Friday. Bring your lunch Monday-Thursday. Lunch is provided on Friday. The cost is $125. To sign up, email Coach Hightower at email@example.com. Give name, age, emergency contact number and shirt size.
Carson hoops camp
The Carson Basketball Game Skills Camp will be held July 11-13.
The camp is for rising 3rd-8th graders. The cost is $60. The camp is from 9 until 12 daily. Campers can be dropped off at 8. Contact coach Brian Perry at 794-855-5039.
Register at Eighth Street Ballpark on Saturday, June 4, for Spencer Cal Ripken summer baseball.
Registration is from 10 until 1. The cost is $60 for:
Coach Pitch (ages 6-8), Minors (8-10) and Majors (10-12). Cost also is $60 for girls softball leagues. Go to www.SpencerCalRipken.com or call 704-216-7783.