Legion roundup: Senior and Junior games on Friday
Published 11:24 pm Friday, June 28, 2019
From staff reports
KANNAPOLIS — Trent Wilson’s sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth gave Stanly County a 7-6 win over Kannapolis in a division game.
Stanly led 6-1 going to the bottom of the sixth, but Kannapolis got two runs in the sixth and three in the seventh to force extra innings.
Kannapolis nearly won the game in the seventh when Sam Walker singled with the bases loaded and two men out. Aaron Oakley scored from third to tie the game, but Stanly right fielder Cody Kidd threw out Chase Orrock, who was trying to score from second base, at the plate.
Neither team could score in the eighth, and Stanly pushed across the go-ahead run in the ninth before getting Kannapolis out 1-2-3.
Jack Foley homered for Stanly. Foley, Carson Lowder and Will Dagenhart had two hits each.
Orrock homered for Kannapolis. Orrock had two hits and two RBIs. Walker had two RBIs.
Stanly out-hit Kannapolis 10-5.
Jordan Howard pitched six innings for Stanly. Ryan Baucom got the win.
Luke Nelson, the fourth Kannapolis hurler, took the loss.
KING — Stokes County edged Davidson County 6-5 in a Northern Division of Area III contest.
Cam Whitaker homered for Stokes, while Zack Cates homered for Davidson County.
Stokes scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth and held Davidson in the seventh.
RAMSEUR — Kernersville scored four runs in the first inning and pounded Eastern Randolph 12-1 for a road win in the Northern Division.
Cam Watts homered, tripled and drove in three runs for Post 36.
GIBSONVILLE — In the Northern Division, Randolph County cruised to an 8-1 win at Greensboro behind a complete game tossed by Braxton Davis.
Davis struck out seven and allowed three hits.
Trevor Marsh homered to lead Randolph’s offense.
CHINA GROVE — Mason Duren pitched a shutout to lead Carson to a 2-0 win against East Rowan.
Duren allowed five hits and struck out two.
Caden Hudson and Emory Taylor had RBIs for Carson.
Griffin Warden had two hits for East.
South Rowan won against West Rowan 8-4.
Haiden Leffew had three hits for South.
NORWOOD — Kannapolis Post 115 shut out Stanly County 4-0.
Michael Specht pitched six shutout innings with nine strikeouts.
Chase Ervin had two hits and two RBIs.