Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators romp
From staff and wire reports
SALISBURY, Md. — Micker Adolfo doubled and singled three times, scoring four runs, as Kannapolis routed the Delmarva Shorebirds, 16-3, on Tuesday.
Kannapolis scored in eight different innings in the victory, including the third, when it score four runs, including a solo home run by Johan Cruz.
Kannapolis right-hander Max Beatty (3-3) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on seven hits over six innings. Opposing starter Reid Love (6-7) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game after a rough outing in which he allowed seven runs and 11 hits over three innings.
In the Carolinas Junior Boys Championship at Windermere Club in Blythewood, S.C., Cannon School’s Michael Childress shot a first-round 77. Concord’s Stephen Carroll shot 78, and Cannon’s Tim Bunten shot 73 to tie for 11th.
The Corbin Laides played with an odd-even format on Tuesday.
In the ‘A’ Flight, Phyllis Durland took first place, with Kristi Laton second.
In the ‘B’ Flight, Mary Seaford took first, with Faye Cline second.
In the ‘C’ Flight, Monica Green placed first, with Tammie Drew second.
In the ‘D’ Flight, Anne Saunders took first place.
Sixty-eight GARS members played on Monday in the first round of the GARS Annual ABCD Tournament at Warrior.
‘A’ Flight winner was Buddy Barger with a net of 58.36. ‘B’ Flight winner was Bobby Whitesides with a net of 62.68. ‘C’ Flight winner was John Goodman with a net of 61.99. ‘D’ Flight winner was Floyd McVey with a net of 63.64.
Donald Martin, Winsten Mahaffey, Whitesides, Clive Mahaffey, Barger, Lou Manning, Dick Hatoway, and O.J.Chandler shot their ages or better.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced eight members for the Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
The class will be the 30th honored by the NCHSAA when they are inducted at a ceremony on April 9.
This year’s honorees are Burlington’s Donnie Davis, Durham’s Herb Goins, North Meck’s Leroy Holden, Ayden-Grifton’s Robert “Bob” Murphrey, McDowell’s Mike Silver, Davie’s William “Bill” Steed, Freedom’s Ralph “Jug” Wilson and Stoneville’s Marty (Pridgen) Woods.
This class brings the total number enshrined in the Hall of Fame to 180 members.
Holden spent 40 years working in the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), with 38 of those years at North Meck. Among others, he coached West Rowan basketball coach Mike Gurley.
Steed served as an administrator in public education for 43 years, including 20 years as superintendent with Davie County schools.
Wilson played football and graduated from Catawba in 1949 and was inducted into the Catawba Hall of Fame in 1984. He had a great coaching record at Glen Alpine and Freedom.
South Y basketball
The South Rowan Ymca has a basketball camp instructed by Damien Argrett Aug. 8-11 from 8 to 3 daily. Cost is $95 for Members and $115 for potential Members. Participants receive a T-shirt, snack, and lunch. Contact Carvie Kepley at 704-857-7011, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rowan Little League 10U team won the Tournament of State Championships in Clarksville, Tenn., on Tuesday and will be returning to their home field at Salisbury Community Park for a celebration today at approximately 5 p.m.
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