In one swift ruling from the National American Legion baseball office in Indianapolis on Sunday morning, High Point Post 87 saw its dreams of a state championship die.
The High Point-Thomasville HiToms won 2-1 against the Asheboro Copperheads on Saturday night at Finch Field for their fifth win in a row and possession of the fourth playoff spot in the Coastal Plain League’s West division.
Harry Giles of Wesleyan Christian Academy made the 17 finalists on Saturday who are in contention for the 12 spots on the 2014 USA Basketball Men's U17 World Championship Team.
The HiToms rallied from an early hole to tie the game in the third and exploded for six runs in the fourth en route to a 12-5 win against Shelby – a team that was 39-1 coming in – on the second day of the American Legion state tournament Saturday at Lexington’s Holt-Moffitt Field.
High Point-Thomasville wins its fourth straight, sit a half-game out of its division's final CPL playoff spot.
After allowing Wayne County to score five runs in the top of the sixth, they answered with seven in the bottom half and held on to win 11-8 on Friday at Lexington’s Holt-Moffitt Field to begin their American Legion state tournament.
Roundup: Alex Kubrick, a former goalkeeper at Ragsdale and recent Charlotte graduate, has been honored as one of the Conference USA’s two selections for the NCAA Woman of the Year.
The High Point Post 87 HiToms continue pursuit of an American Legion state championship today.
Thursday's regional roundup
Ledford's Fox and Southern's Stover played for the West, while incoming Thomasville coach Mattera, representing his former school, coached for the East.
Bradley Morton slugged a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to give the HiToms a 5-4 victory over Forest City on Wednesday.
Andrew Gullickson and Lindsay Kubrick both wanted to play hard, but they also wanted to have fun in Tuesday’s NCCA East-West All-Star soccer games.
Lindsay Kubrick of Ragsdale and Andrew Gullickson of Southwest Guilford represented their high schools on last time for the West on Tuesday at UNCG.
Many of the basketball players on the court knew of each other, but few of them had played together before.