From staff stories
SALISBURY — Catawba’s softball crew received a doubleheader at Whitley Field less than unconventional situation on Friday.
The Indians defeat Coker 6-3 and 2-1 in 8 innings — with a roster of nine.
The Indians experienced 13 players shut down owing to COVID call tracing. Among the other people, the Indians played without the need of commencing 3rd baseman Riley Tucker, 2nd baseman Sommer Gray and to start with baseman Brittany Ireland.
Carlee Brawley, typically an outfielder, performed second foundation in both video games.Brooke Lowery, typically a reserve, played first foundation in both game titles.
Catchers Bailey Benton and Gracie Gibson performed a sport each and every at third foundation.
Pitchers Madison Hunter, who hadn’t batted in faculty, and Brooke Walser, who hadn’t batted given that building a handful of plate appearances in 2019, had to male proper subject.
Hunter (6-3) pitched a entire sport in the 6-3 earn and struck out 9.
Walser had a strike and scored a run, and the Indians received four RBIs from shortstop Jordan Dean. Hunter did not get a strike, but she walked 2 times in three excursions to the plate.
In the added-inning get, Walser experienced a strike. Hunter designed two catches in suitable subject and experienced an help on a vital out in the eighth.
Walser (13-4) pitched a full sport with eight strikeouts. Gibson and Allie Baker experienced three hits each. Benton doubled house Gibson with the determining operate in the eighth.
The sweep moved Catawba into 3rd place in the South Atlantic Conference.
The regional discipline has been lowered from 8 to six this calendar year because of to COVID, but Catawba has a chance to make the area even if it does not earn the SAC event.
OLIN — West Rowan romped 13-1 at North Iredell on Friday for a different North Piedmont Meeting get.
Brooke Kennerly experienced a few hits, including a homer and drove in 5 operates for the Falcons (8-1, 6-1).
Emma Clarke was 4-for-4 with three doubles and a few RBIs. Taylor Walton was 2-for-4 with a few RBIs. KK Dowling was 2-for-2. Madilyn VonCanon experienced two hits. Kenadi Sproul experienced a triple.
Walton struck out 10 and held North Iredell to two hits.
West Rowan plays at Carson on Tuesday.
PFAFFTOWN — South Rowan’s softball group received 11-7 at Reagan on Friday in a non-conference match.
South scored 6 operates in the seventh to pull it out.
Avery Crowell was the successful pitcher. She struck out four and permitted one particular acquired run.
Kassidy Sechler had a few hits. Clara Bean and Bailey Yon experienced two every single. Yon had the tiebreaking hit in the seventh.
Zoie Miller experienced 3 RBIs, while McKinley Faw and Breanna Ramseur experienced two every.
Carson and East Rowan have rescheduled a doubleheader for April 26.
HS girls soccer
Carson’s women soccer crew gained 9- versus East Rowan on Friday.
Makayla Borst and Hannah Isley scored four goals each and every in the NPC matchup.
Lindsey Conrad had a aim and an aid for the Cougars (8-1, 7-1).
Riley Isley and Emelyn Sotelo had assists.
Carson plays West Rowan Tuesday and travels to South Iredell on Thursday to shut the common year.
South Rowan got its 1st earn by topping .A.L. Brown 3- in non-convention motion.
Asciri Garcia, Bryleigh Beaver and Zoey Nichols scored objectives, with Ava Schyler, Mackenzie Chabala and Paige Chabala supplying helps.
Cheyanne Hunter produced nine will save for the Raiders.
HS women golfing
STATESVILLE — East Rowan’s girls golf squad posted the ideal crew rating at Twin Oaks in the remaining 18-gap match, but concluded 10 strokes powering South Iredell for the time.
East freshman Hannah Waddell was medalist with an 84 and will be North Piedmont Meeting Player of the Yr.
East’s Carlee Patterson shot 88, and Emma Callahan was the Mustangs’ third scorer with a 96.
South Iredell’s staff will progress to the regional.
East mentor Rhett Teems expects Waddell and Patterson to be person qualifiers for the regional.
HS boys tennis
East Rowan misplaced to South Iredell 6-3 in a match that clinched the North Piedmont Convention championship for the Vikings.
The Mustangs (6-2, 5-2) got singles wins from Ryan Brady and Drew Roane, and Landon Shuping/Brady stayed undefeated at No. 1 doubles.
Salisbury’s Harrison McCall and Richfield’s Carson Palmer received the TBF Condition Championship on Higher Rock Lake on Saturday.
St. Andrews defensive lineman Devin Turner (West Rowan) was named to the All-Mid-South Conference staff.