Area Sports Briefs: Dorsetts wins McCanless Four-Ball
From staff reports
The Dorsett brothers, Michael and Keith, won the Championship Flight of the Grady B. McCanless Four-Ball Tournament on Sunday.
The Dorsetts won 3 and 2 over the team of Ryan Honeycutt/Shane Benfield.
The third-place match went to 19 holes, with Bryson Sprinkle/Logan Shuping topping Kevin Lentz/Blake Wray.
See Scoreboard for more results.
East Carolina’s Eric Tyler (South Rowan) and Travis Watkins (Cox Mill) homered in an 8-4 win against William & Mary that made the Pirates winners of the Charlottesville Regional.
Tyler went 4-for-4 in Sunday’s game. Tyler and Watkins made all-regional.
East Carolina advances to play the winner of the Lubbock Regional.
Davie County’s Issac Campbell was named Central Piedmont Conference Pitcher of the Year.
Also making All-CPC from Davie were Nathan Harrell, Brandon Lankford, Jalen Scott and Paul Davenport.
Davie’s McKenzie Barneycastle, Olivia Boger, K’lea Parks, Kenzie Smith and Bridgett Tierney made the All-CPC softball team.
The Kannapolis Intimidators were off on Sunday.
They’ll start a series at home tonight at 7:05 p.m. against the Greenville Drive.
Cole Hales pitched the Carson Junior Legion team to a 4-2 win against Mooresville on Sunday.
Zac Lee got the last two outs for a save.
Brycen Holshouser had three hits and three RBIs to lead Carson’s offense.
L.A. rookie Corey Seager (NW Cabarrus) hit two more homers against the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, boosting his total for the season to 14.
Seager, 22, hit five homers in the series. He has 35 RBIs and is batting .286.
L.A. has won seven in a row at home.
Kansas City second baseman Whit Merrifield (Davie) has 20 hits in his 15 first MLB games and is batting .328.
West Forsyth won, 4-3, in extra innings over Cape Fear to finish a sweep of the 4A State Championships on Sunday. Pitcher/MVP Brooke Perry led the Titans, and Anna Epling had the game-winnng hit.
East Rutherford beat South Granville, 10-5, in the decisive third game of the 2A State Championships on Sunday.
It was the sixth state title for head coach Bobby Reynolds, who tied three other coaches for the most state championships won.
MVP Ethan Stewart. closed out the game on the mound. Kendall McGowan went 3-for-4, with two doubles.
Daniel Zardon hit a tying two-run homer and Dylan Woods singled in the go-ahead run in Nova Southeastern’s six-run fourth inning.
The Sharks beat Millersville, 8-6, in Cary on Saturday for their first Division II baseball title.
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