Ledford baseball outlasts Asheboro in eight innings

Apr. 28, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

BASEBALL

LEDFORD 4, ASHEBORO 3 (8 INNINGS)
ASHEBORO – Ledford outlasted Asheboro for a 4-3 Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference victory late Monday night.
The Panthers improved to 12-6, 7-4 and maintained their grip on second place in the league with one conference game to play.
Michael Horrell (5-2) got the win, allowing 10 hits, five runs, four strikeouts and three walks in 7 ⅓ innings.
Bubba White got the save, recording the final two outs with one strikeout.
For Ledford, Dalton Harris went 2 for 3 with a run and RBI, while Tebo White finished 2 for 4 with a run, Austin Stilley was 1 for 3 with two runs, Horrell was 1 for 3 with an RBI and Connor Peacock was 1 for 5 with a double.
Ledford scored four runs in the top of the eighth before allowing Asheboro to score three runs in the bottom of the frame. The Blue Comets stranded runners on first and second to end the game.
Ledford plays host to Southwestern Randolph on Thursday at 7.

WEST DAVIDSON 7, EAST DAVIDSON 1
TYRO –  Justin Freeman threw a three-hitter with 12 strikeouts as West Davidson topped East Davidson 7-1 in Central Carolina 2A Conference action on Monday night.
The Green Dragons improved to 13-7, 8-1. The Golden Eagles fell to 14-5, 8-1.
Freeman ran his record to 5-2.
For East, Ryan McIntire (4-3) took the loss and also went 1 for 3 with a double and RBI.
West’s Graham Shoaf was 2 for 3 and Zach Queen was 1 for 2 with a double and two RBIs.
West visits East on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

SOFTBALL

LEDFORD 12, ASHEBORO 1 (6 INNINGS)
WALLBURG – Ledford celebrated Senior Night in style, pounding Asheboro 12-1 in six innings on Monday.
Panther seniors Erin Crotts, Mary Davis, Jessie Hayworth and Madison Tinkle were honored.
Megan Hayworth pitched a three-hitter with 2 K's in five innings. Davis worked a hitless sixth for the Panthers (16-3, 11-0 MPC 3A).
Jessie Hayworth was 3 for 3 with two doubles and two RBIs, while Megan Hayworth was 3 for 4 with an RBI, Brinley Irvin was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Destiny DeBerry was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, Crotts was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Mackenzie Cranford was 2 for 4 with an RBI and Bayleigh Griffith was 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.
Ledford visits North Davidson on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

EAST DAVIDSON 11, WEST DAVIDSON 1 (5 INNINGS)
THOMASVILLE — East Davidson downed West Davidson 11-1 in five innings on Monday night.
Bailey Jones went 3 for 4 with two doubles and five RBIs for the Golden Eagles, while Brooklyn Hopkins finished 3 for 4 with a double and Selena Metcalf was 2 for 3 with a double and sac fly. East’s Andrea Grant went 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Bayley Plummer was 2 for 3 with an RBI.
East’s Brooke Walser got the win on the mound. East plays at Lexington on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

WHEATMORE 6, PROVIDENCE GROVE 3
CLIMAX – Davey Albertson went 1 for 3 and drove in two runs to help Wheatmore outlast host Providence Grove 6-3 in PAC-6 2A action on Monday.
Nicole Hunter went 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Warriors while her teammate Morgan Halo was 2 for 4 with an RBI and was also the winning pitcher.
Wheatmore (12-3, 6-2 PAC-6) plays host to T.W. Andrews on Tuesday.

SOCCER

WESLEYAN 5, HPCA 1
HIGH POINT – Caylin Prillaman and Montana Heinbach netted two goals each as Wesleyan Christian Academy defeated High Point Christian Academy 5-1 in PACIS action on Monday night.
Savannah Hyder tallied a goal for the Trojans (11-2), while Baylie Fuller, Katlyn Russell, Prillaman and Hyder had an assist apiece. Ashleigh Kelley (three saves) and Regan Williams (two saves) split time in goal for Wesleyan.
HPCA’s Nadia Threatt scored a goal.
Wesleyan visits Greensboro Day School Tuesday at 6 p.m. HPCA plays host to Calvary Baptist Tuesday at 4:30.

LACROSSE

RAGSDALE BOYS 9, HP CENTRAL 8 (OT)
JAMESTOWN – Preston Butler scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Ragsdale’s boys edged High Point Central 9-8 in the first round of the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference boys lacrosse tournament on Monday night.
Butler tallied three goals, while Jack MacDonald, Cameron Bope and Justin Prairie added two goals apiece. Pierce Butler, Preston Butler and MacDonald had one assist each. Josh Wonders made 16 saves in goal for Ragsdale (9-6).
For the Bison, Darrell Jackson netted seven goals and Bradley Turner one. Parker Ford dished an assist and Jacob Freeman made 13 saves.
Ragsdale advances to the semifinals. Date,  time and opponent are to be determined.

BISHOP MCGUINNESS GIRLS 13, WEST FORSYTH 4
KERNERSVILLE – Jill Lindquist scored five goals as Bishop McGuinness’ girls celebrated Senior Night in style, defeating West Forsyth 13-4 in lacrosse on Monday.
Adaire Hudson added three goals and two assists for the Villains, while Maria Rogaski netted three goals and Annie LaMuraglia and Grace Demers had a goal apiece.
Anna Petrangeli, Claire Brooks, LaMuraglia and Dom Ferri each dished an assist for Bishop.

WEST FORSYTH BOYS 12, BISHOP MCGUINNESS 3
KERNERSVILLE – West Forsyth topped Bishop McGuinness 12-3 in boys lacrosse action on Monday night.
Bishop senior Max Leftwich scored two goals on Senior Night.

TENNIS

HPCA 9, WESLEYAN 0
HIGH POINT – High Point Christian Academy topped Wesleyan Christian Academy 9-0 in PACIS 3A action on Monday.
Sam Parlier, David Leonard, Zach Davis, Corbin Carroll, Carter Grice and Austin Perryman won in singles for the Cougars (5-4, 4-2). Parlier-Davis, Leonard-Carroll and Grice-Perryman prevailed in doubles. The match was played at Wesleyan but HPCA was deemed the home team.
HPCA plays host to Calvary Baptist Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Hester Park.

GOLF

MPC 3A CHAMPIONSHIP
WALLBURG – Southwestern Randolph nipped Ledford by three strokes to win the Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference match at par-72 Meadowlands Golf Club on Monday.
The Cougars shot 298, followed by the Panthers at 301. Asheboro placed third at 334, followed by Western Guilford at 390, Central Davidson at 394 and Southern Guilford at 403. North Forsyth only had three players and did not post a team score.
Southwestern’s Colson Hoffman was medalist at 70.
Ledford’s Anthony Bradley, Trey Ragan and Parker Hughes shared second at 74. Hughes carded 31 on his back nice. Also for Ledford, Ryan McClellan and John Gavin Rhodes shot 79 and Jordan Mayo shot 80.
Ledford will play in the NCHSAA 3A Midwest Regionals at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis on Monday.

PACIS MATCH AT NORTHSTONE
HUNTERSVILLE – Forsyth Country Day shot 291 to win Monday’s PACIS match at par-72 Northstone Country Club.
Wesleyan Christian Academy placed second at 327, followed by Greensboro Day School and High Point Christian Academy at 344, Calvary Baptist at 366 and Davidson Day at 399.
FCD’s Ben Schlottman was medalist at 71.
For the Trojans, Jordan Smith carded 77, Chase Cranford 81, Bradley Calloway 82 and Hunter Flippin 87.
For the Cougars, Ryan Scott shot 80, Justin Lewis 85, Spencer Toland 86 and James Rush 93.
The next PACIS match is Thursday at Oak Hollow at 2 p.m.

TAC 2A AT MAPLE LEAF
KERNERSVILLE – Westchester Country Day School carded 151 and won Monday’s TAC 2A match at par-35 Maple Leaf by two strokes.
Trinity School of Durham placed second at 153, followed by The Burlington School at 162, Caldwell Academy at 187, Salem Baptist at 193 and Burlington Christian at 199.
Trinity School of Durham’s Luke Farley was medalist at 34.
For the Wildcats, Thomas Walsh shot 35, Russell Marion 36, Hardin Councill 39 and Tommy Frungillo 41.
Westchester plays O’Neal on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Talamore Golf Resort.

JUNIOR VARSITY
SOFTBALL

LEDFORD 23, ASHEBORO 0 (3 INNINGS)
WALLBURG — Savannah Yokley went 2 for 3 with a home run and two runs scored as Ledford’s junior varsity softball team whipped Asheboro 23-0 in 3 innings on Monday.
Tiffany Stanley got the win on the mound for the Panthers (11-1, 9-0 MPC 3A).  Summer Mickey was 2 for 3 with four runs scored and a walk, while Caroline Craven was 2 for 3 with three runs scored.
Ledford visits North Davidson on Wednesday at 5 p.m. Varsity game will follow.

MIDDLE SCHOOL
GOLF

AT RIVER LANDING
COLFAX — High Point Christian Academy middle school defeated Wesleyan Christian Academy 167–178 in a match played at River Landing on Monday.
Counting scores for HPCA were medalist  John Carroll with a 39, Matthew Fary with 41, Dawson Daniels with 41 and Cooper Cunningham and Cole Richardson with 4’s.  Counting scores for Wesleyan were Michael Blair with 40, Will Swinyer with 45, Andrew Baker with 46 and Bryce Davis with 47.