Area Sports Briefs: Rain forces Legion schedule adjustments
From staff reports
Kannapolis and Winston-Salem were rained out on Friday in the opener of their best-of-three, first-round American Legion baseball series.
The teams have scheduled a Saturday doubleheader with Game 1 at Winston-Salem at 11 a.m. and Game 2 at Kannapolis at 5 p.m. Game 3, if needed, would be played at Winston-Salem on Sunday.
• Davidson County and Stanly County were rained out Friday and have scheduled a doubleheader for Lexington’s Holt-Moffitt Field at noon and 4 p.m.
• Randolph County won 9-2 against Concord in a first-roun playoff game on Friday in Asheboro. The game was shortened to six innings by weather.
Other playoff games were rescheduled due to weather issues.
In the two-day TYGA Coastal Plains Junior Amateur in Greenville, Salisbury’s Chris Queen shot 74-76 150 to finish sixth in his age group. East Rowan’s Ben Rollins shot 78-78 156 and tied for 13th.
West Rowan standout Celexus Long will continue his basketball career and education at Ferrum.
• Carson’s Jonathan Rucker will continue his basketball career and education at Lees-McRae.
South Atlantic Conference commissioner Patrick Britz has received a contract extension set to run through the 2017-18 academic year, the conference’s Presidents Council announced.
East Rowan’s 9U baseball all-stars finished as the Western North Carolina Cal Ripken runner-up after losing in the state championship series to Matthews.
East Rowan won the first game 9-8, but then lost two in a row ,
East Rowan will play in the Southeast Regional in North Augusta, S.C., starting July 14.
Wood bat leagues
Asheboro’s Will Albertson (Catawba) was named to play in the Coastal Plain League All-Star Game in Florence, S.C.
Jerry Sands (Catawba) hit his 10th homer for Columbus on Friday.
Carson Cougar Running and Fitness Camp will be held on July 13-17 in the fields across from the South Rowan YMCA.
The camp is for girls in grades 3-8. Call 704-855-7297 or email peelerla@rss,k12nc.iss for information. The cost is $45.
Carson girls hoops
Girls basketball camps:
July 20-23, 9:00 am until 12:00 – rising kindergarten through 4th grade girls
July 27-30, 9:00 am until 12:00 – rising fifth through eighth grade girls
Cost is $60 for each camp and includes camper insurance and a T-shirt.
Contact Coach Misenheimer at 704-855-5034 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
West hoops camp
West Rowan has a basketball camp July 13-15.
The cost of the camp is $50 and includes instruction and camp T-shirt.
Call coach Mike Gurley at 704-798-2074 for information.
Carson Basketball Camp is set for July 6-9 from nine until noon.
The camp is for (rising) grades 2-6, boys and girls.
The cost is $65.
Contact coach Brian Perry for information at 704-855-5039.