Area Sports Briefs: Mocksville Junior Legion wins

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 23, 2018

From staff reports

MANTEO — Mocksville stayed unbeaten in the Junior Legion state tournament by whipping Dare County, 9-0, on Sunday.

Hunter Meacham had three hits, including two doubles, and Joe Johnson had two hits and two RBIs.

John Danveport, Zack Rogers and Johnson combined on the shutout for Mocksville (24-8).

Mocksville takes on South Caldwell at 4 p.m. today.

Little League softball

In the 10U Tournament of Champions in Clarksville, Tenn., Rowan Little League  beat Windermere, Fla., 12-9, on Saturday.

Arabelle Shulenburger  got the win for Rowan. Kennedi Fisher went 2-for-4. Ella Doby went 3-for-4 with three RBIs.  Andie Evans went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, and Olivia Polson has four RBIs.

Rowan lost 15-9 to a tough Bridgewater, Virginia team in their second game Saturday. Evans was 3-4 with 3 RBIs and Charlotte Jones went 3-3 with 2 RBIs. Rowan will play in the consolation Sunday at 12 against Florida.

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Florida won the Junior Little League Southeast Regional in Salisbury on Sunday and qualified for the World Series.

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The championship of the Senior  Little League  Southeast Regional won’t be decided until today at 9:30 a.m. when unbeaten Florida takes on once-beaten Virginia  at Salisbury Community Park for the title and a trip to the World Series in Delaware.

Legion softball

Rowan County plays at Concord tonight at 7 p.m. in the first round of the playoffs.

Concord, the defending state champ, has won 13 in a row, and is the top seed.

Intimidators

HICKORY — Evan Skoug hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Kannapolis Intimidators to a 2-1 win over the Hickory Crawdads on Sunday.

Johan Cruz scored the go-ahead run on the single after he entered the game as a pinch runner on second base and advanced to third on a groundout.

Hickory had a runner on second in the bottom of the 10th, but Yonny Hernandez grounded out to end the game.

Reliever Jose Nin (3-3) went three scoreless innings, allowing one hit while striking out two to get the win. Joseph Kuzia (1-2) went 1 2/3 innings, allowing one run and one hit in the South Atlantic League game.

  

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