Area Sports Briefs: Rowan Legion softball loses 2 to Kannapolis
From staff reports
In American Legion softball on Tuesday, Kannapolis swept Rowan County in a doubleheader played in Granite Quarry.
Kannapolis scored four runs in the first inning and won the opener, 6-3.
Allie Baker went 3-for-3. Winning pitcher Kaylee Cook and Kaylyn Belfied had two hits each. Whitley Arnott earned a save.
Liza Simmerson had two doubles to lead Rowan. Brooke Lowery had a double. Lowery, Tate Barger and Haley Strange drove in runs.
In the second game, Cassidy Wall went 3-for-3 and led Kannapolis (4-5) to a 4-1 victory.
Belfield had two more hits.
Arnott was the winning pitcher and struck out nine.
Rowan (3-6) was held to two hits. Olivia Gardner drove in a run. Rylie Stewart pitched a complete game.
Concord stayed in first place with a 5-4, 3-1 sweep of Davidson County on Tuesday.
In the Men’s North & South Amateur Championship, Nick Lyerly (75-73 — 148) didn’t advance to match play.
Next for Lyerly is the Eastern Amateur on July 12-15.
Sixty-seven GARS members played at Rolling Hills
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Gordon Correll with a net of 59.08.
Low ‘B’ Flight player was Ben Moore with a net of 54.73.
Low ‘C’ Flight player was Bob Sidden with a net of 61.44.
Low ‘D’ Flight player was Frank Rowell with a net of 60.72.
Low gross was shot by Correll and Larry Petrea with 68s, while low net was shot by Moore.
Correll 68, shot a 68. Bernard Caldwell, 70, shot a 69. Mick Rowell, 72, shot a 71. Donald Martin, 74, shot a 73. Ed Lockhart, 80, shot a 79. Winsten Mahaffey, 81, shot a 76. Moore, 81, shot a 71. Frank Masingo, 82, shot an 80. Ken Miller, 82, shot a 78. Tommy Seamon, 82, shot an 82. Clive Mahaffey, 82, shot a 78. Dick Hatoway 85, shot an 85. Clayton Steele, 86, shot an 86. Bert Bollinger, 89, shot an 89.
Correll eagled the par-5 No. 3 hole. Ralph Luther made an eagle on the par-4 17th.
In Corbin Hills women’s golf, a points tournament was held with low gross and low net winners.
• Low Gross — Susan Morris
• Low Net — Faye Cline
Points winners by flight
First Flight — Susan Houston
Second Flight — Susan Wydner
Third Flight — Carolyn Ries
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