Area Sports Briefs: South baseball beats West; Yang fans 18 for SHS softball

Published 11:16 pm Thursday, March 12, 2020

From staff reports

LANDIS — South Rowan’s baseball team won 6-4 against previously unbeaten West Rowan on Thursday.

Nathan Chrismon went 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Jack Weaver and Ty Hubbard went 2-for-4.

West (4-1) jumped out to a 4-0 lead early, but the Raiders (2-2) came back.

Down 4-3 going to the bottom of the sixth, South put together a three-run inning to turn things around.

Kane Kepley’s sacrifice fly tied the game at 4-all.  Weaver singled in the tiebreaking run, and Hubbard’s hit made it 6-4.

Jackson Deal got the win in relief.

Colin Hammonds took the loss in relief of Daniel Sell, who pitched the first four innings.

Sell had two hits, including a double, for West. Steven Smith also doubled.


MOCKSVILLE — Davie County edged High Point Christian Academy on Thursday, 7-6.

A brilliant relief outing by John Davenport keyed the victory.

Blake Little had two hits for the War Eagles (2-3).


MOUNT PLEASANT — Carson  won a wild one, taking a 15-9 non-conference win at Mount Pleasant on Thursday in extra innings.

The Tigers rallied from a 9-4 deficit with five runs in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings.

Dylan Driver broke that 9-all tie when he hit a grand slam in the eighth for the Cougars (4-2).

Driver went 3-for-3, scored three runs and drove in five. Ryan Street had a triple, scored two and drove in three.

Sawyer Osborne had two hits and three RBIs for the Tigers.


HS softball

DENTON — Ellen Yang struck out 18 batters as Salisbury won 5-0 against South Davidson on Thursday.

Yang hit two triples. Caroline Cozart had two hits for the Hornets (1-2).  Cozart, Journie Dawson, Mallory Link and Jaliyah Oats had doubles.


LANDIS —  East Rowan beat South Rowan 10-4 on Thursday.

Kaitlyn Samples stayed hot for the Mustangs (3-2) and drove in four runs.

Haley Strange had three hits and two RBIs. Myah Sifford had two hits and three RBIs. Mackenzie Misenheimer had two hits and  scored three runs.

Karley Teague was the winning pitcher.

Madison McGuire had three hits and scored two runs for South (0-5). Twin sister Makenzie McGuire had three hits and two RBIs. McKinley Faw had two hits and drove in a run.

Local golf

Forty-nine GARS members played at Lexington Golf Club.

Low ‘A’ Flight player was Les Loman with a net of 64.99.

Low ‘B’ Flight player was Frank Masingo with a net of 68.56.

Low ‘C’ Flight player was Mel Smith with a net of 64.83.  Low ‘D’ Flight player was Johnny Graham with a net of 66.92.

Low gross score was a 77 shot by Loman. Low net winner was Smith.

Frank Masingo, 84, shot an 83.


Other scores

Salisbury tennis 9-0 over West Rowan.

Carson girls soccer 6-0 over A.L. Brown.