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Area Sports Briefs: Davie takes CPC baseball title

From staff and wire reports

MOCKSVILLE — Davie County’s baseball team won the Central Piedmont Conference championship on Thursday.

Down 4-1 in the sixth, the War Eagles (20-2, 9-1) rallied for eight runs and beat Reagan, 9-5.

Reagan (18-4, 8-2) was undefeated in the CPC before losing twice to Davie this week.

Anthony Azar was the winning pitcher in relief. Spencer Nifong pitched the first four innings.

Azar had three of Davie’s eight hits, while Aaron Williams had two.

Will Rice drove in two runs for Reagan.

High school softball

SALISBURY — Salisbury scored eight runs in the first inning, and eight was just enough to hold off South Rowan, 8-7, on Senior Night.

Salisbury (9-12, 6-11) swept the season series from South in the Central Carolina Conference.

Journie Dawson had two hits and two RBIs for the Hornets.

Ellen Yang pitched a complete game and struck out five. Yang also scored two runs.

Anna Blume had two hits and two RBIs for South. Madison McGuire scored two runs.

Zoie Miller pitched well in relief for the Raiders (5-14, 5-13).


South Rowan lost to Central Davidson in Wednesday’s CCC game, 13-3.

Blume hit an inside-the-park homer and had three RBIs. McGuire had two hits.


Davie County (9-11, 4-4) beat Reagan for a Central Piedmont Conference win on Thursday.

Rachel Bostic pitched a four-hitter in a 5-1 victory.

Bostic, Sydney Wyatt and Caitlyn Sechrist had two hits each.


Ellie Goins slugged a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Mooresville (19-3) to a 7-5 win against Alexander Central (16-5) on Thursday.

High school hoops

Davie County’s Michael Walton is signing today with Lenoir-Rhyne.


ROME, Ga. —  Trey Harris hit a two-run double in the eighth inning, leading the Rome Braves to a 3-2 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators on Thursday.

The double by Harris scored Greg Cullen and Justin Dean and was the game’s last scoring play.

In the bottom of the first, Rome took the lead on a single by Logan Brown that scored Cullen. Kannapolis answered in the fourth inning when Luis Curbelo hit an RBI single and then scored on a double by Ramon Beltre.

Dilmer Mejia (2-0) got the win with three innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Zack Burdi (0-1) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game.

For the Intimidators, Bryce Bush tripled and singled, also stealing a base. Steele Walker singled three times.


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