More sports briefs: Mize homers in East loss; Salisbury soccer beats Grizzlies
East Rowan’s only hit on Wednesday was a home run by Wayne Mize in the first inning.
Three Lake Norman hurlers combined to beat the Mustangs, 7-1.
Rudd Ulrich homered for the Wildcats.
JD Basinger pitched well for four innings for East, striking out five, but he took the loss.
Jake Stroud pitched Ledford to a 2-1 Central Carolina Conference win against East Davidson on Wednesday.
Rhett Lowder pitched a one-hitter and struck out 11 in North Stanly’s 10-0 Yadkin Valley Conference win against West Montgomery.
Anthony Azar pitched a shutout to lead Davie County to a 3-0 non-conference win against North Iredell on Wednesday. Hunter Bowles, Troy Clary and Garrett Chandler had two hits for the War Eagles.
HS girls soccer
Salisbury won against Central Carolina Conference opponent Oak Grove on Wednesday, 8-1
Sutton Webb led the Hornets (16-2, 14-1) with five goals.
Piper Muire, Ellen Simonsand Anna Grace Woolly also scored for the Hornets.
Each of the eight goals were assisted: Muire (2), Woolly (2), Lillie Rusher (2), Simons and Webb.
Salisbury got excellent play from Sophie Chmiel, Elle Kennedy, Olivia Dagenhart and Abby Campion.
Next up for the Hornets is a spring break layoff. The Hornets return to action on the 29th at North Davidson.
Concord standout Julia Patrum will play in the East-West All-Star Game in July.
Anna Blume hit two homers and drove in five runs in South Rowan’s 24-5 win against Thomasville in the second game of Tuesday’s Central Carolina Conference doubleheader.
Ashlyn Plott had two RBIs. Courtney Mullins and McKinley Faw went 2-for-2. Haley Sloop was 2-for-2 and scored for runs. Kali Thompson had three RBIs.
Ellen Yang, Caroline Harrill and Patty Garcia had hits for Salisbury in a 10-0 Central Carolina Conference loss to East Davidson on Wednesday.
Davie County pounded Starmount, 11-5, in Wednesday’s non-conference game.
London Dirks drove in three runs. Karli Queen and Desiree Lewis homered.
Mid. school soccer
Erwin’s girls won 2-0 against North Rowan.
Tatum James scored both goals for the Eagles.
Great defense was played by Sophie Carter, Anna Hedenskog, Mariah Lowder, Lindsey Cook and Ashlee Chipman.
Bethany Brady made five saves.
The Erwin boys won 4-1 against North Rowan.
Ivan Landaverde, Carter Honeycutt, Gabe Honeycutt, and Gavin Gullett scored a goal each.
Gullett also made seven saves.
Carson had the highest GPA of all the girls basketball teams in North Carolina and will be honored by the NCHSAA.
By Mike London firstname.lastname@example.org SALISBURY — Rowan County boys swimming was mostly a South Rowan vs. Salisbury grind. Those teams... read more