Area Sports Briefs: Intimidators win again

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 25, 2018

From staff reports

SALISBURY, Md. — Tate Blackman scored the decisive run on an error in the sixth inning, as the Kannapolis Intimidators topped the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-2 on Tuesday.

Blackman scored after he hit a double with two outs.

Starter John Parke (3-0) got the win while Scott Burke (1-1) took the loss in relief in the South Atlantic League game. Zach Lewis pitched two scoreless innings for his first save of the season.

College basketball

Pfeiffer men’s basketball coach Jeremy Currier  has stepped down and has been introduced as the new coach at Young Harris, a Division II school in Georgia.

In his eight years at the helm, Currier posted 110 wins at Pfeiffer.

In 2017, Currier led Pfeiffer to its first regular season Conference Carolinas championship and NCAA Tournament appearance since 2005.

Local golf

GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club.

Low ‘A’ Flight player was Donald Martin with a net of 70.43.

Low ‘B’ Flight player was Jesse King with a net of 65.74.

Low ‘C’ Flight player was John Goodman with a net of 63.80.

Martin won low gross with a 79 and Goodman won low net.



High school sports were postponed on Tuesday.

The Rowan County Track and Field Championships were rescheduled for Friday at East Rowan.

The Middle School Track and Field Championships were postponed. The girls meet is scheduled for China Grove today, with the boys meet set for North Rowan High on Thursday.

The Carson-West softball game is now scheduled for today, with the Carson-West baseball game on Thursday.

Legion softball

Rowan County Legion Lady tryouts will be Sunday, May 6, at 5 p.m.

Tryouts will be at East Rowan High.

Men’s lacrosse

Catawba ended the season with Tuesday’s 21-12 loss to Queens in the first round of the SAC Tournament.

Fifth-seeded Catawba (6-9) got a goal and four assists from Chase Scott. Kevin Geiger posted 11 saves.

Women’s lacrosse

SALISBURY — Catawba advanced to the semifinals of the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Tournament with an 18-10 opening-round win over visiting Lincoln Memorial on Tuesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.

The Catawba Indians, seeded third, improve to 11-7 and will face Queens in a 7 pm semifinal on Friday at Wingate. LMU, the sixth seed, ends its season at 8-8.

Catawba jumped out to a 4-1 lead after 10 minutes. With the score 1-all, Katie Barth, Erin Green and Christina SanGiacomo scored for Catawba.

Brooklyn Tilley lead Catawba with five goals and added an assist. Gianna Pezzulo handed out six assists while scoring one goals and winning four draw controls. Barth, SanGiacomo, Imani Grays and Jillian Kurolvech all scored two goals.

Moss and Erin DePaul each scored three goals for LMU. Casey Kelly posted two goals and an assist, while Kenney Buechner tallied twice.

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