Area Sports Briefs: Carson Junior Legion moves to 14-3

Published 12:50 am Wednesday, June 22, 2016

From staff reports
Carson’s Junior American Legion baseball team won, 9-3, against Stanly County on Tuesday.
Carson is 14-3 overall and 4-0 in league play.
Matt Donahue pitched a complete game and struck out six.
Karson Beacham and Cole Hales had two hits each. Devan Gay drove in three runs.
Carson plays Lake Norman tonight at South Iredell High.
Carson won, 9-7, against the Mooresville Legends on Monday.
Luke Barringer pitched five strong innings as Carson took a 9-1 lead.
Gay retired the last two hitters for a save.
Daniel Leonard had the big blow for Carson with a three-run triple in the first inning.
Brycen Holshouser had two hits.
Hales and Cameron Prugh sparked the defense.
Rowan Junior Legion pounded Mooresville, 10-0, on Tuesday.

American Legion
Rowan County will play in a tournament/college showcase at Shelby on Saturday.
Rowan plays Cherryville at 10 a.m. and takes on Shelby at 1 p.m.
Randolph County plays Cherryville at 4 p.m. and battles Shelby at 7 p.m.

Minor leagues
Four Kannapolis Intimidators helped the Northern Division All-Stars top the Southern Division, 2-1, in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game played in Lexington, Ky., on Tuesday.
Joe Peeler (East Rowan) made his season debut for the Arizona League Mariners on Monday. He struck out one and allowed a run in an inning of work.
Jerry Sands (Catawba) had two hits for the Charlotte Knights on Monday.

Local golf
Rowan Masters match play at Warrior Golf Club starts on June 24.
See Scoreboard for pairings and times.
Matt Daniels made a hole-in-one at Warrior Golf Club. Daniels aced the 177-yard No. 12 hole with a 6-iron. Witnesses were Kelley Moss and Doug Shaw.
Corbin Hills
The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association played a low gross, low net event on Tuesday.
First Flight: 1st Low Gross – Azalee Story, 1st Low Net – Becky Isenhour, 2nd Low Net – Beth Calhoun. Second Flight: 1st Low Gross – Eileen Full, 1st Low Net— Bev Cobb, 2nd Low Net – Carolynn Ries.
Sixty-eight GARS members played in foursomes at Lexington Golf Club.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Donald Martin with a net of 65.56. Low ‘B’ Flight player was Lou Manning with a net of 63.64. Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Cress with a net of 68.05.
Low ‘D’ Flight player was John Rader with a net of 70.27.
Johnny Shook made a hole-in-one on the 139-yard No. 16 hole. Bill Saundrs made an eagle 2 on the par-4, 296-yard 15th hole.
Shooting their age or better were Martin, Buddy Barger, Manning, Dick Hatoway, Guy Schenck, Clayton Steele, O.J. Chandler and J.C. Ritchie