Weslyan scuttles Voyager in baseball
WESLEYAN 5, DURHAM VOYAGER 2
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Wesleyan Christian broke a tie and went on to defeat Durham Voyager 5-2 in the first round of the Forest Hills Classic.
The score was knotted 2-2 before Trojans scored three times in the bottom of the sixth. Beau Myers came across with the go-hard run when Ryan Clinch laid down a squeeze bunt with the bases loaded. Adam Lassiter then lashed a single, and two runs scored on a errant throw,
Riley Isenhour worked the last three innings and got the pitching win in relief of Noah Life King. Myers doubled twice and Jake Moebius was 2 for 4.
Wesleyan faces Hanover High of Mechanicsville, Va., today at 11 a.m.
E. DAVIDSON 15, LEXINGTON 0
LEXINGTON – Ryan Campbell threw a three-inning perfect game as East Davidson topped Lexington 15-0 on Monday.
The Central Carolina 2A contest was stopped after three innings because of the mercy rule.
Nathan Campbell went 2 for 2 with a double and three RBIs, and Tyler Rhodes was 2 for 2 with two RBIs for the Golden Eagles (12-4, 7-0 CCC).
East goes to Central Davidson on Wednesday.
MOUNT AIRY 3, BISHOP 1
KERNERSVILLE – Mount Airy held Bishop McGuinnes to three hits and rallied for a 3-1 victory in Northwest 1A action Monday.
Bishop scored the in fourth but the Granite Bears tallied twice in the sixth and once in the seventh.
Bishop (9-6, 4-4 NWC) goes to Walkertown on Wednesday.
WHEATMORE 8, UWHARRIE ACAD. 3
GREENSBORO – Wheatmore scored seven runs in the second inning in defeating Uwharrie Academy 8-3 on Monday in the NewBridge Baseball Invitational in Greensboro.
Hunter Sheets and Tyler Stevens had back-to-back triples to key the outburst. Each finished with an RBI to lead the Warriors (5-13), while Danny Turnbull also had a hit.
Josh Scott struck out 10 in six innings to earn the win on the mound.
Wheatmore advanced to the tournament championship, which is scheduled for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ NewBridge Bank Ballpark.
WESLEYAN 7, ELMYRA (NY) EXPRESS 2
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Kayla Brewer contributed at the plate and in the pitching circle as Wesleyan stopped the Elmyra Express 7-2 in a toruanment at the Myrtle Beach Softball Complex.
Brewer struck out four as she went the distance pitching. On offense, she went 4 for 4 with a double, home run and 4 RBIs.
Geena Autry was 1 for 3 with two RBIs. Cayla Cecil was 2 for 4; Reagan Bray 2 for 3; and Katie Bailiff 1 for 3.
The Trojan’s defense included picking off seven Express base runners.
Weather permitting, Wesleyan faces Priceville High of Decaeur, Ala., today at 8 a.m.
E. DAVIDSON 4, CENTRAL DAVIDSON 0
THOMASVILLE — Brooke Walser struck out five as East Davidson topped Central Davidson 4-0 on Monday.
Leading hitters for the Golden Eagles included Selena Metcalf (2 for 3, one RBI), Morgan Key ( 1 for 3, RBI), Brooklyn Hopkins (2 for 3, double), Bailey Jones (two RBIs) and Allie Wike (2 for 3)
East goes to Thomasville today and plays host to North Rowan on Thursday.
LEDFORD 8, NW GUILFORD 2
WALLBURG — Megan Hayworth went the distance on the mound and struck out seven for Ledford in a 8-2 nonconference victory over Northwest Guilford on Monday.
Leading hitters for the Panthers (14-3) included Mackenzie Cranford (2 for 3 with a double and 1 RB), Erin Crotts ( 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs), Grace Holland (1 for 2 with a double and one RBI). Bayleigh Griffith (1 for 3 with a double and one RBI) and Mary Davis was 1 for 3 with 1 RBI.
MOUNT AIRY 16, BISHOP MCGUINNESS 13
KERNERSVILLE — Mount Airy scored seven runs in the fourth inning and held off Bishop McGuinness for a 16-13 Northwest 1A Conference victory on Monday.
Bishop led 5-4 before the Granite Bears put together their biggest inning. The Villains moved cut the deficit to 12-11 but Mount Airy responded with its final four runs in the sixth.
The Granite Bears pounded out 21 hits while Bishop connected for 18.
Eric Redden of the Villains went 4 for 4 with a double and triple. Samantha Pelc was for 5, Darsey Bowers 2 for 3, Bronwyn Cortez 2 for 4 and Melissa Rademaker 2 for 4
BISHOP 5, E. SURRY 2
KERNERSVILLE – Samantha Walsh scored twice and had an assist as Bishop McGuinness turned back East Surry on Monday in Northwest 1A play.
Regina Koesters, Kally Saffer and Katie Vest also put the ball in the net for the Villains (6-0-0, 6-4-3). Davis Temple, Lauren Andrysick, Julia Brown and Rosemary Rice also were credited with an assist.
Kim Molen grabbed five saves in goal for Bishop and Elizabeth Coyte had three
T.W. ANDREWS 6, CHATHAM CHARTER 3
SILER CITY – T,W. Andrews won twice in doubles to clinch a 6-3 nonconference win at Chatham Charter on Monday.
Christopher Jarrett, Adish Thata, Brendan Eanes and Aaron Amuson won in singles play for the Red Radiers (3-13). Thata teamed with Mohamed Mansour for one doubles win, and Jarrett and Faisal Sulman got the other.
Andrews closes the regular season on Monday when it plays host to Wheatmore in a PAC-6 game. The Red Raiders will host the conference tournament the next day.
WESTCHESTER 5, DURHAM TRINITY 4
HIGH POINT – Westchester took one doubles match to edge visiting Durham Trinity 5-4 in TAC action on Monday.
Thomas Verellen, Baxter Bruggeworth, Tommy Boggis and Max Johns won singles matches for the Wildcats (5-3). Boggis and Johns got the doubles win.
Westchester goes to Burlington Christian today.
AT TREYBURN COUNTRY CLUB
DURHAM – Westchester Country Day tied for sixth on Monday in the North Carolina Invitational for last year’s public and private school state champions.
Pinecrest won with a 302 total to edge Cannon School by one stroke and Raleigh Broughton and Christ School by two. Forsyth Country Day with fifth at 317 and five shots better than Westchester and Wilmington Christian.
Jonathan Rector of Hendersonville took medalist honors with a 3-under-par 69. Thomas Walsh led Westchester with a 75. Hardin Councill had a 77 and Jake Weiland and Russell Marion carded 85s.
AT LEXINGTON GOLF CLUB
LEXINGTON — Ledford posted four of the top five scores and handily won the Davidson County tournament on Monday at Lexington Golf Club.
The Panthers finished with a 303 total. 35 strokes better than runner-up West Davidson. North Davidson was third at 349, followed by East Davidson (374), Central Davidson (378), South Davidson (379) and Thomasville (487).
Jordan Mayo of Ledford carded a 74 to take medalist honors and edge his teammate Parker Hughes by a stroke. Cameron Easter of North was third with a 76. Ryan McClellan and Anthony Bradley of the Panthers tied for fourth at 77.
Nathan Curry of West (78), Logan Herrman of West (84), Zach King of East (85), Chris Davis of North (86), and Kendall Kruse of West were the rest of the top 10.
AT WINSTON LAKE
WINSTON-SALEM — Bishop McGuinness rolled to a lopsided win in a Northwest 1A tournament on Monday.
The Villains finished at 149. East Surry was second at 170 and a stroke better than Mount Airy. Atkins was fourth at 207, North Stokes fifth at 211 and Walkertown sixth at 232.
Tanner Owen of Bishop shot 35 to post the low score. He finished three shots ahead of his teammates Reilly Erhardt, Kevin Sowinski, Zach Shields and Jonathon Davis, plus Bailey Bouma of Mount Airy.
AT GREENSBORO NATIONAL
GREENSBORO — Northwest Guilford finished with a 154 total and edged visiting Southwest Guilford by five shots.
Counting scorers for the Cowboys were Zach Lance (37), Ryan Hardy (37), Drew Adams (42) and Sean Hardy (43).
REYNOLDS 13, BISHOP 9
KERNERSVILLE — Winston-Salem Reynolds outlasted Bishop McGuinness 13-9 on Monday.
Adaire Hudson scored five goals for the Villains. Jill Lindquist had two, and Maria Rogaski and Grace Demers had one each.
Cait Gillooley was credited with an assist.
LEDFORD 6, NW GUILFORD 1
Hannah Bean hit a grand slam for Ledford in a 6-1 win over Northwest Guilford on Monday.
Summer Mickey was 2 for 2 and scored two runs as the Panthers improved to 7-0. Jane Coats was the winning pitcher.