Bison’s Gay holds East Forsyth to two hits
Trevor Gay tossed a two-hitter and struck out nine to help lead the High Point Central baseball team to a 2-0 Piedmont Triad 4A victory over host East Forsyth on Thursday.
Luke Bean and Will Johnson had an RBI each while Tyler Wilson and Riley Anderson scored the runs.
Central (9-2, 6-1 PTC) next plays on Tuesday against Southwestern Randolph in a tournament at McCreary Park in Asheboro.
E. DAVIDSON 14, THOMASVILLE 3 (5)
THOMASVILLE – East Davidson scored all of its runs over the first three innings and crushed visiting Thomasville 14-3 in a Central Carolina 2A contest stopped after five innings because of the mercy rule on Friday.
Ryan McIntire went 3 for 3, doubled and drove in four runs for the Golden Eagles (11-2, 4-0 CCC). Tyler Stroup was 2 for 2 with two RBIs.
Avery Bowles got the win, holding the Bulldogs hitless over the first three inning and striking out four.
East had eight hits and scored two in the first, seven in the second and five in the third.
All three of the Thomasville runs came in the fourth. Zach Anderson got one hit and one RBI for the Bulldogs (0-4, 2-9).
East will next see action when it plays host to Ledford on April 5,
S. ALAMANCE 10, HP CHRISTIAN 3
HIGH POINT – Southern Alamance topped High Point Christian 10-3 in nonconference action on Thursday.
Kennedy Hardy slapped a two-run bases-loaded double in the fourth. Levi Gesell had an RBI double in the fifth.
Brian Young took the loss.
HPCA (8-3) starts play Tuesday in the Mingo Bay tournament in Myrtle Beach.
RAGSDALE 6, PARKLAND 0
JAMESTOWN – Matt Horkey tossed a two-hit shutout, struck out 12 and walked one as Ragsdale blanked Parkland 6-0 in Piedmont Triad 4A play on Thursday.
Avery Hodges drove in two runs and Niko Orfanedes had one RBI for the Tigers (7-6, 4-3 PTC). Hodges doubled twice in going 3 for 3. Orfanedes had two doubles, scored a run and had a stolen base. Duncan Sparks was 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored.
WESLEYAN 14, N. RALEIGH CHRISTIAN 8
HIGH POINT — Behind a six-run third inning, Wesleyan Christian broke free from North Raleigh Christian for a 14-8 win Thursday at Ed Price Field.
Weston Wilson roped three doubles and drove in two runs to lead the Trojans (7-1), ranked No. 1 in the NCISAA 3A, while Johnny Rollins and Beau Myers each added three hits and two RBIs. Ryan Clinch also had three hits.
Jake Moebius (4-0) pitched five strong innings in relief of Rollins. Moebius struck out six in five innings.
Wesleyan plays again Saturday afternoon at Trinity at approximately 1:30.
WHEATMORE 11, RANDLEMAN 4
TRINITY – Jessica Myers clouted a home run and had three RBIs to help Wheatmore down Randleman 11-4 in a PAC-6 2A game on Thursday.
Other leading hitters for the Warriors included Nicole Hunter (1 for 3 and two RBIs), Sydney Peel (2 for 4, double, RBI), Katie Bailiff (2 for 4, double, RBI), Taylor Walker (2 for 4) and Morgan Halo (1 for 4, two RBIs).
Halo also picked up the win on the mound, allowing two earned runs and five hits while striking out five.
RAGSDALE 7, GLENN 1
WINSTON-SALEM – Montana Flemming scored three goals as Ragsdale tripped Glenn 7-1 in a Piedmont Triad 4A Conference match on Thursday,
Lindsay Kubrick added two goals while Lauren Walker and Lauren Culler had a goal each for the Tigers (8-2-1, 4-1 PTC). Hannah Sink provided the lone goal for Glenn (4-5-1, 2-3).
Annie Scheffler, Lauren Merritt, Lauren Whitaker, Emily Pfister, Flemming and Kubrick had an assist each for Ragsdale while Keller Dixon, Erin Rine and Morgan Klenke combined for five saves in goal.
BURLINGTON CHRISTIAN 6, WESTCHESTER 0
BURLINGTON – Westchester Country Day fell to Burlington Christian 2-0 on Thursday.
wHEATMORE 3, ASHEBORO 0
TRINITY – Candance Lockhart scored all the goals for Wheatmore in a 3-0 win over visiting Asheboro on Thursday.
Lexa Wall had an assist, and Megan Smith had four saves in goal for the Warriors (7-2-2).
HP CENTRAL 8, GRIMSLEY 1
GREENSBORO - High Point Central took all but one singles match in a 8-1 win over Grimsley on Thursday.
Sam Utley, Matt Tutton, Carter Gay, Robert Tutton and Bobby Little won the singles matches for the Bison (12-2). Utley/Gay, Tripp Smith/Matt Tutton and Robert Tutton/Matt Amos prevailed in doubles.
HP CHRISTIAN 8, WESLEYAN 1
HIGH POINT — High Point Christian took all but one singles match for an 8-1 win over Wesleyan.
Singles results were Sam Parlier (HPCA) over Joe Hinnant (Wes 6-0, 6-1; Corbin Carroll (HPCA) over Ethan Jordan (Wes) 6-2,6-4; Zach Davis (HPCA) over Alex Cartee (Wes) 6-2,6-3; Austin Cobb (HPCA) topped J.B. Amos (Wes) 6-1,2-6, 15-13; Chandler Starr (HPCA) over Josh Rogers (Wes) 6-2, 6-2; and Hamilton Stoffel (Wes) over David Leonard (HPCA) 6-4,6-1.
In the HPCA sweep of the doubles matches: Parlier/Leonard def. Hinnant/Jordan 8-5; Carroll/Davis def. Stoffel/Amos 8-5 and Starr/Cobb def. Heath/Harish 8-3.
BISHOP 8, W. STOKES 1
KERNERSVILLE - Bishop McGuinness swept the singles matches in a 8-1 victory over West Stokes on Thursday.
Kevin Weckworth, Zach Jones, John Abram, Jonathan Ingram, Cpley Gorham and Jesse Russell won the singles matches for the Villains (9-0). Weckworth/Abram and Jones/Ingram won in doubles.
AT OAK HOLLOW
HIGH POINT – Southwest prevailed in a match with Westchester and Wesleyan on Thursday at Oak Hollow.
Southwest carded a 161. Westchester was second at 163, a stroke better than Wesleyan.
Russell Marion of Westchester was medalist with a 35.
Drew Adams and Ryan Harday each shot 38 to pace Southwest. Zach Lance had a 40 and Devin Lanier shot 45.
Tommy Frungillo was next for Westchester with a 39, followed by Jacob Allison (40) and Mikey Anderson (49).
Chase Cranford led Wesleyan with a 37. Jordan Smith and Nick Celorello each shot 40 and Blake Davis carded a 47.
TRACK AND FIELD
AT SOUTHWEST GUILFORD
HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford’s girls and boys posted wins in a four-school meet that ended late Wednesday.
The Cowgirls won with 67 points, followed by Glenn at 33, Westchester Country Day School at 32 and Ragsdale at 22.
The Cowboys prevailed with 61 points, followed by Glenn with 59.5, Ragsdale with 36.5 and Westchester with 23.
For Southwest’s girls, Hunter Roberts took the 100 hurdles in 13.8, while Carmen Davis won the 1,600 run in 5:30.5. Destiny Davis won the 300 hurdles in 50.3, while Simran Khadka claimed the 3,200 in 14:52.1. Alana Johnson won the triple jump at 34 feet. The Cowgirls won the 800 relay in 1:53.3, the 1,600 relay in 3:54.3 and the 400 relay in 51.9.
For the Cowboys, Jamahl Plunkett won the 100 dash in 10.9. Jeremiah Brown took the 400 in 52.8 and grabbed the 200 dash in 23.4. Daniel James took the pole vault at 6-6. Southwest’s boys claimed the 400 relay in 44.2.
Westchester’s boys won the 3,200 relay in 9:11.7.
The Wildcat girls took the 3,200 relay in 11:22.2 and won the 1,600 relay in 4:52.
For Glenn’s boys, Yiannis Bowden captured the 110 hurdles in 18 flat and won the 300 hurdles in 44.5. Joel Caruthers won the 3,200 run in 11:29.1. Daryl Napper won the long jump at 22-1. The Bobcat boys claimed the 800 relay in 1:33.7.
For Glenn’s girls, Madison Kyle won the 800 in 2:34.1, while Ally Buck won the discus at 75 feet, three inches. Kendall Motsinger won the pole vault at 6-9.
For the Tiger boys, Thusan Fernando won the 1,600 in 4:49.6 and took the 800 in 2:09.8. Christian Bailey-Burk won the shot put at 39 feet, 8.75 inches. Tevin Quick captured the high jump at 5-8.
For Ragsdale’s girls, Katanna Cranford won the shot put at 28 feet, seven and a half inches. Brianna Stone won the long jump at 15-10.