Area Sports Briefs: Johnson strong in Kannapolis win over Mocksville

Published 1:07 am Friday, June 10, 2016

From staff reports
Blake Johnson pitched into the ninth inning and held Mocksville to two hits as Kannapolis won, 5-1, in a division game played at Northwest Cabarrus High on Thursday.
Kannapolis had 13 hits, with Chandler Hubbard getting four. Hunter Travis had three hits, and Mark Perkins had two. Shaggy Wyatt walked three times.

Local golf
In the SignArt North Carolina Open at The Club at Irish Creek, winner David Kocher shot 67-64-201 and finished 12-under.
Local scores:
Nick Lyerly 70-71-73 — 214
Davis Richards 73-73-69 — 215
Andrew Purcell 69-73-74 — 216
Walker Cress 71-76-71 — 218.
The first “Junior Mac” 9-hole Tournament was held Thursday at McCanless Golf Club.
Alex Miller won with a 38. Colby Patterson and Brodie Perry shot 43s.
Perry had the longest drive on No. 7.
The next Junior Mac will be on Thursday
Next event will be Thursday, June 23, at 1 p.m.

Junior Legion
Carson lost to Mocksville, 4-2, in a non-league game on Wednesday.
Brycen Holshouser pitched well into the fifth inning, striking out six. He was struck on his pitching arm by a line drive in the fifth.
Maddux Holshouser took the loss in the seventh.
Karson Beacham and Luke Barringer had RBIs for Carson.
On Thursday, Carson won, 9-4, against Rowan County in a non-league game.
Cameron Prugh had two hits and two RBIs for Carson. Brycen Holshouser had a double.
Cole Hales pitched five innings for the win. Devan Gay and Jaxon Miller finished up on the mound.
For Rowan, Bryson Wagner had four hits. Daniel Gonzalez had three hits. Chandler Lippard had two hits.
Carson is at Mount Pleasant tonight.

The Kannapolis Intimidators wasted six shutout innings by starting pitcher Johnathan Frebis (4-4) and lost, 1-0, to Hickory on Thursday at home.
Kannapolis (23-37) suffered its third shutout loss of the season.
The Intimidators continue the series against the Crawdads tonight at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday night will be a Fireworks Night.

Wood bat leagues
Ross Hoffner (Davie, Montreat) went 2-for-3, drove in one run and scored two in the Mooresville Spinners’ 12-8 win over the Lenoir Oilers on Wednesday in the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League.

Hoops Unlimited
The 23rd annual Hoops Unlimited basketball camp will be held at North Stanly Middle School on June 20-23. The camp is for boys and girls in grades 2-5.
Camp on June 27-30 is for boys and girls in grades 6-10. The cost of the all- day camp is $110, which includes a camp shirt and “all you can eat lunch” each day. Spots are limited. Call camp director Rick Roseman at 704-279-7334 or go to

East Rowan basketball camp
East Rowan boys coach Kurt Misenheimer is directing Mustangs Basketball Camp.
Camp sessions are June 13-15 for girls and boys, grades 2-5.
Camp sessions are June 20-22 for girls and boys, grades 6-9.
Camps are limited to 40 players.
Camp times are 8 until noon. Cost is $60.
Call 704-202-9424