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Area Sports Briefs: East Junior Legion wins 7th straight

From staff reports

East Rowan’s Junior Legion baseball team stayed undefeated on Wednesday with a 9-3 win against Salisbury at Staton Field.

Jake Davis pitched four innings for the win, and Blake White pitched three innings for a save.

Corbin Moss’ three-run homer in the first inning was the big blow for East.

Moss also had a double. Matthew Mathis had two hits for East (7-0, 1-0).

Zach Robinette and Parker Lippard had RBIs for Salisbury (3-2, 1-1). Blaine Shellhorn had a double.

East hosts West Rowan in a non-division game tonight.

Legion baseball

Concord beat Mooresville, 5-4, in 11 innings in a divisional game on Wednesday.

Rowan County (8-0) returns to action on Friday when it hosts Mocksville at Rich Park in a non-division game.

Minor leagues

Lakewood overcame a four-run deficit in the seventh inning to defeat the Kannapolis Intimidators, 6-4, on Wednesday evening.

Micker Adolfo hit  a two-run homer for Kannapolis (30-26).   


Will Albertson (Catawba) had three hits for Augusta in a 5-2 loss to the Rome Braves on Wednesday.


Jerry Sands (Catawba) had two doubles and three RBIs for Richmond in Wednesday’s 8-2 win against Binghamton.

Local golf

Aman Gupta leads the field after the first two rounds of competition at the 53rd annual North Carolina Open at The Club at Irish Creek.

The 18-year-old amateur has shot 66-67 — 133 and is 9-under.

Defending champion David Kocher and fellow amateur Thomas Eldridge are tied for second at 136.


The  CIAA  announced2017-18 locations and dates for its 14 championships, including the signing of a three-year contract with Salem, Va., to host the conference’s football championship through 2019.

For the 13th consecutive year, the  basketball tournament will be held in Charlotte.

The CIAA’s championship season begins in October with cross country and concludes in May with outdoor track and field.

Carson hoops camp

  Carson girls basketball will be offering two summer camps:

Rising 5th-8th grade girls,  July 10-13, 3-7 p.m., cost is $70.

• Rising kindergarten-4th grade girls and boys, July 17-20,  9-12 daily,  cost is $60.

   Camp T-shirts will be given to each camper, and there will be awards for hot-shot and free throw champions. Concessions will be available daily.

   Contact Coach Misenheimer at 704-213-0750 or misenhmb@rss.k12.nc.us.



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