Area sports: West wins boys all-star basketball game
From staff reports
North Stanly grad Bryson Childress shot 4-for-7 on 3-pointers and scored 14 points as the West basketball all-stars romped against the East 119-80 on Monday at Greensboro Coliseum.
SW Guilford grad Jay’den Turner, who is headed to Queens, scored 24 points.
North Davidson’s Themus Fulks scored eight.
All-star soccer games will be held tonight in Greensboro, with the football game on Wednesday.
Playing for the Kiwoom Heroes in South Korea, former Catawba star Jerry Sands is enjoying a bannerbaseball season.
Sands is batting .321 and leads the league with 31 doubles and 83 RBIs. Sands is second in the KBO with 68 runs scored and third with 19 home runs.
Jake Brown had three hits, including a grand slam, to lead Davidson County to a 9-5 win against Mocksville on Monday in the opener of a best-of-five semifinal series at Holt-Moffitt Field.
Mocksville got two RBIs from Patrick Usher.
Mocksville hosts Game 2 tonight at Rich Park.
At McCrary Park, Randolph County opened a best-of-five series against High Point with a 9-3 victory.
Austin Curry broke a sixth-inning tie with a key, two-out hit.
Game 2 is at Finch Field tonight.
Junior Legion softball
Forsyth County topped Rowan 4-3 on Monday.
Kady Collins had two hit for Rowan. Katie Peeler had a triple.
Forsyth also won the second game of the doubleheader by a 4-3 score.
Mac Misenheimer had the only Rowan hit.
Nick Lyerly (East Rowan, UNC Greensboro) shot 67-70-71-73 — 281 and finished 7-under in the Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C.
Lyerly finished tied for 32nd.