Area sports: Rowan softball splits
Published 10:04 pm Thursday, June 9, 2022
From staff reports
The Rowan County Lady Legion softball team split Tuesday’s doubleheader with Kannapolis at the East Rowan field.
Lonna Addison pitched a 2-1 win for Rowan and drove in a run. Kady Collins got a run home for Rowan (1-3) with a bunt.
• Kannapolis came back to take a 5-3 win. Kori Miller led Rowan at the plate.
Unbeaten Carson beat Kannapolis 7-4 on Tuesday.
Austin Efird was the winning pitcher. Efird and Cody Russell had the key hits.
Drew Harmon’s walk-off hit gave Randolph County a 7-6 win against Stanly County on Wednesday.
Bill Dawson, 76, of Landis made a hole-in-one on Tuesday at McCanless.
He used a 7-iron to ace the 105-yard No. 3 hole from the red tees.
He was playing with Ken Jayne and Buddy Helton. This was his second career ace.
GARS at Corbin Hills
GARS members played a handicapped Captain’s Choice at Corbin Hills.
Two teams tied for first place with a minus-22.
The team of David Brown, Windsor Eagle, Dickie Peeler and Paul Rogers won the scorecard playoff over the team of Tommy Lambert, Les Loman, Edgar Osborne and Lynn Shook.
Third was the team of Jim Brown, Thomas Dodge, Carrol Downey and Larry Perrell.
Bobby Bryant made the longest putt on No. 9, while John Goodman won closest to the pin on No. 2.
The team of Bernard Caldwell, Tommy Ellis, Franklin Ford, and Red McClain had the best scratch score with a minus-15.
There were nine eagles made.
The par-5 18th hole was eagled by the teams of Brown, Eagle, Peeler and Rogers; Burris, Correll, Pope and Williams; Caldwell, Ellis, Ford and McClain; Cress, Daniels, Petrea and Safley; Griffin, Goodman, Safrit and Teter, and Merto, Reid, Rollins and Seamon.
Team Anderson, Jordan, Scearce and Struzick eagled the par-5 No. 6 hole and the team of Lambert, Loman. Osborne and Shook eagled No. 6 and No. 11.
Owen White (Carson) has won his last four starts for Hickory and is 5-2.
He struck out 10 in six innings on Saturday.
Rowan Express athletes competes in the AAU North Carolina State District Qualifier at Charlotte’s Olympic High.
The top 16 in each event advance to Region 25 Junior Olympic Qualifier at Olympic on June 23-26.
Boys 8 and under
100 -16th – 16.28
Turbo Javelin- 5th- 48-10
Girls, age 9
Long Jump- 12th- 7-7.50
Boys, age 10
Shot Put- 2nd- 21-1
Turbo Javelin- 2nd- 68-2
100, 16th- 14.93
400, 10th- 1:15.55
Boys, age 11
400, 15th- 1:10.21
80 hurdles,10th- 22.10
Shot Put- 1st- 33-7
Discus- 2nd- 52-2
Turbo Javelin- 2nd- 72-7
Boys. age 12
Shot Put- 15th- 18-0.5,
Shot Put- 12th- 20-7.5
Discus- 9th- 40-0
Turbo Javelin, 15th- 37-10
Boys, age 14
100 hurdles, 11th, 23.04
200 hurdles, 16th- 39.64
Discus, 8th, 76-7.5
Javelin- 3rd- 82-5
Shot Put- 2nd- 37-7.50
Discus- 4th- 97-8
Javelin- 3rd- 92-10
Shot Put- 13th- 26-3
Discus- 14th- 63-6.50
Javelin- 13th- 46-7
100 hurdles, 17.38
400 hurdles, 10th- 1:14.86
Triple Jump, 8th- 32-8.50
Men, ages 17-18
110 hurdles, 11th- 16.42
400 hurdles, 14th- 1:05.79