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Area Sports: Rowan at Stanly on Wednesday will be Ferebee Night

From staff reports

Stanly County American Legion baseball is hosting Joe Ferebee Night at Pfeiffer University’s Ferebee Field on Wednesday when Rowan County visits.

Stanly County is playing very well and has won nine games in a row.

Gage Dennis had three hits in Stanly County’s 14- 1 win against Eastern Randolph on Monday.

Trent Wilson, Will Dagenhart, Hunter Sells and Cameron Phillips had two hits each.

Ryan Baucom was the winning pitcher.


Mocksville won against Stokes County 8-0 on Monday.

Justin Chaffin was the winning pitcher. Nick Ward and Pat Usher homered.  Joey Szvetitz had two hits.


Kameron Heath stole home in the seventh inning to lift High Point to a 3-2 win against Greensboro on Monday.

Legion softball

Rowan County (0-2) plays a doubleheader against Iredell County at Statesville High at 7 p.m. tonight.

Rowan plays Davidson County at Thomasville’s Brown Middle School at 7 on Thursday.

Local golf

The Country Club of Salisbury hosted   U.S. Junior Amateur sectional qualifying  on Monday.

Bermuda Run’s Zach Brown, Mebane’s Nicholas Mathews and Charlotte’s Drew Hackett shot 68s to claim the three qualifying spots.

They advance to the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Inverness Club (July 15-20).

Hank Robins led local players with a 74. Austin Miller shot 77. Charlie Barr and Will Fowler shot 78s.


The entry deadline for the Rowan Masters at Warrior is Thursday.


In McCanless Couples play on Sunday, the  team of TJ & Susan Wydner and Tammi & Alan Drew edged Harry Owen and Jan Godwin and David & Azalee Huneycutt on a scorecard playoff.

TJ Wydner had closest to the pin, while Pam Carver had longest putt.

Rowan Little League

Rowan Little League’s 8U All-Stars romped against Davie (20-2), Northwest Forsyth (22-0) and East Surry (27-1).

Team members are Addison Barrier, Ava Baxter,  Eevee Baxter,  Peyton Cheek, Kallie Clawson, Kaylee Connor, Bently Hager, Remington Hagerty, Kenzie Melchor, Kaitlyn Moore, Peyton Mulkey, Cressley Patterson, Ashlyn Pfister and Tenley Shell.

Jeff Bernhardt is the manager. Assistant coaches are Nick Baxter, Josh Melchor, Brett Mulkey and McKenzie Wolford.


Rowan’s 10U All-Stars are Maddy Baker, Leisha Carter, Chelsee Coughenhour, Jordan Drye,  Kaylee Furr, Caroline Lyerly, Allison Peeler, Reese Poole, Sophia Redding, Danica Rosa, Tori Shirley, Kimberly Troublefield and  Leah Troutman.  Donnell Poole is the manager. Assistant coaches are  Allen Baker and Natalie Poole.


Rowan’s 12U All-Stars are Emma Rae Cline,  Kynlee Dextraze, Andie Evans, Carmen Freeze, Kennedi Fisher, Riley Haggas, Avrelle Harrell, Cadence Lane, Lexie Ritchie, Kassidy Sechler, Campbell Schaen, Arabelle Shulenberger, Lauren Vanderpool and Ashley Yang.

The manager is Steve Yang. Assistant coaches are Chris Evans and Josh Schaen.

Summer baseball

Third baseman Jackson Raper (Catawba) is the leading hitter in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Raper is batting .450 and has an on-base percentage  over .500.

Jr. Legion baseball

East Rowan Junior Legion drew a flurry of walks and beat Concord 10-9 on Sunday.

Morgan Padgett was the winning pitcher. McCall Henderson got the save.

Griffin Warden had two hits and two RBIS.


Ian Bingham pitched a complete game as West Rowan won 4-2 against Salisbury on Monday.

Lane Adkins had two hits for West. Noah Loeblein had a two-run triple.  Andrew Kennerly scored two runs.


Carson  romped against A.L. Brown 14-0 on Monday. Three pitchers combined on a shutout.  Aaron Misenheimer had two hits. Aaron Bradshaw and Caden Hudson had two RBIs. Chase Drinkard had two hits and two RBIs. Owen Blackwelder scored three runs.


South Rowan scored nine runs in the first inning and breezed to a 13-3 win against Concord.

Jackson Deal went 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Patrick Holden went 2-for-2 and scored three runs.


East Rowan won against Mount Tabor 5-1 on Monday

Tristen Miller was the winning pitcher. Miller drove in two runs. Morgan Padgett had two hits.


Stanly County shut out Kannapolis Post 115 on Monday, 7-0.

Youth track

Rowan Express athletes competed in the Jim Law Invitational at UNC Charlotte.

8U girls

Hamanii Wilder

Turbo javelin — 18 feet, 6 inches (8th place)

Bella Linton

Turbo javelin — 22-6 (7th place)

8 U boys

Bralin Ellis

Shot put— 23-1 (1st place)

Turbo javelin — 41-7 (5th place)

Braxton Ellis

Turbo javelin— 37-7 (7th place)

11-12 girls

A’Niyra Mills

Aero javelin— 45-6

400 meters — 1:10.58

11-12 boys

Brenden Ellis

Aero javelin— 69-8 (5th place)

13-14 girls

Brittany Ellis

Shot put  — 36-8 (2nd place)

Discus— 84-2



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