Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators fall again

Published 1:50 am Tuesday, June 14, 2016

From staff reports
The Kannapolis Intimidators were held to five singles on Monday and lost, 3-1, at Delmarva.
Kannapolis scored in the first inning on a fly ball that was lost in the lights.
Ryan Mountcastle snapped a 1-1 tie with his fourth homer. The Intimidators continue a road trip tonight at Delmarva.

Local tennis
Jayden D. Wellman, the son of former A.L. Brown star Bailey Gainey, won his first 12-under USTA Tennis Tournament over the weekend in Mooresville.
Wellman, a rising sixth-grader at Corriher-Lipe Middle School, is 10 years old and has been playing tennis for four years.
The tournament was the Mooresville Tennis Bash held at Cornelius Road Park.

Junior Legion
Carson beat the Kannapolis Royals, 4-3, on Monday on a wild pitch in the 10th inning.
Brycen Holshouser (five innings, eight strikeouts) and Cole Hales (five innings, five strikeouts) were strong on the mound for Carson. Luke Barringer had two clutch hits to lead Carson’s offense.
Carson plays at Rowan County tonight.

Local golf
Stuart Stout made a recent hole-in-one on the No. 3 hole at The Club at Irish Creek.
Stout used a 9-iron on the 119-yard hole. It was his eighth career ace.
Witnessing the feat were Dan Larner, Lou Amico and Jeff Bambach.
The McCanless Couples played a Captain’s Choice on Sunday. The first-place team was Susan Houston and Gene & Mary Seaford.
The second-place team was Azalee Story, David Huneycutt and Harry Owen Mary Seaford won closest to the pin. Owen won longest putt.
Big I
Salisbury’s Michael Childress shot a 74 to finish 5th in the Big I qualifier held at the Catawba Country Club on Monday. Childress qualified for the Big I Junior Classic to be played in July at Mid Pines Golf Course in Southern Pines.

Corey Seager (NW Cabarrus) hit his 15th homer for the Los Angeles Dodgers late Monday.

Parks and Rec
June Sports Camps with Salisbury Parks and Recreation:
• Baseball Camp: June 20-23; 9am-12pm
Salisbury High School Baseball Field
SHS Baseball Coach Mike Herndon Instructor
$30 per participant; ages 8-14
• Volleyball Camp: June 27-30; 9am-12pm at Hall Gym
Mallory Hodge Instructor, $30 per participant; ages 8-14
Register online at or call 704-638-5289.

Wood bat leagues
Ross Hoffner (Davie, Montreat) had two hits for the Mooresville Spinners on Saturday in an 8-1 win against the Carolina Pirates.
Hoffner scored two runs and stole two bases.
Catawba made good use of D.J. Laxton as a relief pitcher as a freshman, but he may have a future swinging a bat for the Indians. Laxton belted 28 homers in a wood bat Home Run Derby on Friday.