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Area Sports Briefs: Baseball tourneys resume Monday

From staff reports

The two local Easter baseball tournaments resume today, with the final round of the F&M Bank Classic  set for Intimidators Stadium in Kannapolis and the second round of the East Rowan Spring Break Classic taking place at Staton Field.

F&M Bank Classic

               

              Monday’s schedule

  11 a.m. — South Rowan vs. NW Cabarrus (7th place)

1:30 p.m. — Salisbury vs. Robinson (5th place)

4 p.m. — Mount Pleasant vs. A.L. Brown (3rd place)

6:30 p.m. — Lake Norman vs Carson (championship)

Spring Break Classic

                     Monday’s schedule

Game 5: 10 a.m. — Charlotte Stampede vs. West Iredell (consolation)

Game 6: 1 p.m. — Greater Cabarrus Stallions vs. West Rowan (semifinal)

Game 7: 4 p.m. — Forest Hills vs. Central Cabarrus (consolation)

Game 8: 7 p.m. — East Rowan vs. South Iredell (semifinal)

College track

Carson-Newman’s Tori Gaul (East Rowan)was named the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Track and Field Elite 18 honoree.

Gaul is the inaugural award winner for women’s track and field in the SAC.

The junior was second in the pole vault in the SAC Championships, clearing 11 feet, 10 inches. She has a 4.0 in biology and has made the Dean’s List five times.

Prep track

Northwest Cabarrus’ boys won the recent Cabarrus County Meet with 113 points. A.L. Brown was second with 100.

A.L. Brown’s Jacquerius Bost won the 100.

The Wonders’ Josh Parks won the 400 in 49.5, the fastest clocking in the event by a Wonder since Gene Barnette in the early 1980s. Parks was second in the triple jump.

A.L. Brown’s Brandon Hernandez won the 1600 (4:27) and 3200 (9:58).

Six of the Cabarrus teams will be in the SPC Meet at East Rowan, May 2.

Local golf

Ron Robison made a hole-in-one at McCanless recently.

He aced the 135-yard No. 3 hole with a 5-iron. Lee Robison witnessed his brother’s first career ace.

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