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Area Sports Briefs: Middle school baseball tournament

From staff reports

In the local middle school baseball tournament, Erwin topped Knox, 8-2, Southeast beat North Rowan, 19-0, West Rowan ousted Corriher-Lipe, 16-5, and Mooresville knocked off China Grove, 9-5.

Today’s semifinals at Corriher-Lipe will have top-seeded Erwin against fifth-seeded Mooresville at 4 p.m. Second-seeded Southeast plays No. 3 seed  West Rowan at 7 p.m.

The championship game at Corriher-Lipe is at 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Legion baseball

Kannapolis Legion has a game scheduled at Northwest Cabarrus High against High Point on Thursday, May 18.

All middle school and younger children will be admitted free.

Rowan County is scheduled to play at Kannapolis on May 26.

Hurley YMCA

The Hurley YMCA Warriors had an outstanding meet in Gastonia this past Saturday.

Results from the Gastonia Track Meet:

3000 meters

11-12 girls:

3rd:  Emberleigh Pauley-Brown:  12:44.42

11-12 boys:

1st:  Triston Rabon:  11:35.56

2nd:  Jake Swicegood:  11:39.91

3rd:  Connor Price:  11:40.67

6th:  Micah Nguyen:  13:02.96

13-14 boys:

7th:  Jalen Bacon-Jackson:  12:30.68

9th:  Nate Shaffer:  12:41.32

10th:  Matthew Burroughs:  12:47.86

15-19 boys: 

3rd:  John Sokolowski:  10:57.68

800 meters

9-10 boys:

9th:  Will Blais:  2:57.77

11-12 girls:

7th:  Emberleigh Pauley-Brown:  3:04.00

11-12 boys:

2nd:  Triston Rabon:  2:35.19

3rd:  Jake Swicegood:  2:36.41

5th:  Connor Price:  2:38.06

14th:  Micah Nguyen:  2:59.41

13-14 boys:

15th:  Nate Shaffer:  2:48.83

18th:  Matthew Burroughs:  2:52.89

19th:  Jalen Bacon-Jackson:  2:56.28

15-19 boys: 

5th:  John Sokolowski:  2:17.07

200 meters

9-10 boys: 

6th:  Will Blais:  30.51

High Jump   

11-12 girls:

1st:  Macy Miller:  4’4”

Long Jump

7-8 boys:

7th:  Jason Burroughs 8-01

Shot Put

7-8 boys:

4th:  Jason Burroughs 15-00

The next meet is May 27, the Johnson Riley Track Challenge in High Point.

  CSA U14 Soccer

The CSA U14 soccer team, the Blue Lightning (7-4-1), won against a regional opponent, 8-3.

Scoring for the Lightning were Zack Prater with three goals; Ben Childress with three goals, and Michael Hollar and Colin Donaldson with a goal each.

The team finished in the top third of their division and will be participating in the King of the Mountain tournament in Boone this weekend.

CSA Rowan Tryouts

Charlotte Soccer Academy (CSA) will be hosting tryouts at Sacred Heart Catholic School soccer field on Tuesday and Thursday, May 23-25, from 6-7:15.

Boys teams available are for players born in 2005, 2004 and 2003.

Players can register at tryouts, and there will be a $50 fee.  More information can be obtained at www.charlottesocceracademy.com or by email at seamus@fibrant.com.

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