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Area Sports Briefs: East’s Harrison, A.L. Brown’s Hernandez place second in Providence Invitational

From staff and wire reports
East Rowan freshman Adalie Harrison placed second out of 219 runners in the girls open division of the Providence Invitational cross country meet held at Charlotte’s McAlpine Park on Saturday.
Harrison ran 20:15, six seconds off the pace. East Rowan finished 12th in the team competition.
Carson’s Tayor Wiggins was 11th in 21:19. Carson freshman Taylor Conrad was 29th in 22:14. Concord’s team finished seventh.
Davie finished second behind Marvin Ridge in the team scoring. Emily Pender was 17th to lead the War Eagles. She ran 21:41.
Graysen Evans ran 22:44 to pace West Rowan.
A.l. Brown’s Christina D’Amelio was 19th in 21:44.
Gray Stone’s Laurie Fogleman was 20th in 21:50.
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West Rowan’s team took fourth in the boys race.
Cade Harrill ran 17:36 to lead the Falcons and placed 11th. Nathan Zauner (21st), Cameron Butler (33rd), Oscar Bautista (37th) and Andrew Burgess (40th) all ran in the 18s.
A.l. Brown’s Brandon Hernandez finished second out of 242 runners in 17:00. A.L. Brown’s team was 10th.
East Rowan’s Sean Incardona placed 12th in 17:39. Next for East was Ross Alexander (18:23).
Jacob Higgins was 42nd in 18:37 and led Carson.
North Lincoln won the team competition.

NFL
Chris Smith (West Rowan) had a sack in Jacksonville’s 26-21 win against Cincinnati on Sunday night.

Intimidators lose
KANNAPOLIS — Patrick Mazeika doubled twice and singled, driving home three runs and scoring two as the Columbia Fireflies defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators, 8-6, on Sunday.
Down 5-0, Columbia batted around in the sixth inning, sending 11 batters to the plate and scoring six runs, including a three-run double by Mazeika.

Knights win
NORFOLK, Va. — Nicky Delmonico hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Charlotte Knights to a 14-4 win over the Norfolk Tides on Sunday.
Jerry Sands, who starred at Catawba, had two hits and two RBIs for the Knights.
Charlotte starter Carson Fulmer (1-1) picked up the win after not allowing a hit or run over five innings.

Local golf
The McCanless Couples played a Texas Scramble on Sunday.
The winning team was Ty & Beverly Cobb and Gene & Mary Seaford, The second-place team was David Huneycutt,Harry Owen, Bob Eudy and Walt Kincaid.
Eudy won longest putt.

South YMCA
South Rowan YMCA is registering for fall sports through Sept. 3.
Register for youth fall soccer (ages 3-14) and girls volleyball (grades 6-8).
The cost is $42 for members and $70 for non-members. Games start late September. Contact Carvie Kepley at 704-857-7011, or ckepley@rowanymca.org.

Parks and Rec
Register now for youth indoor soccer ($20, boys and girls, ages 4-8) and youth volleyball ($25, girls, grades 4-8).
The season starts in September. Register online at www.salisburync.gov/play or call 704-638-5289.

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