Archive - May 9, 2013 - Sports Article
John Tate and Tyler Barrymore will try to give Newton-Conover High School its fourth-straight doubles tennis title when they compete this Friday and Saturday in Cary at the 2A Individual Tennis State Championships.
Two years ago, N-Câ€™s Will Huggins and Hang Lak Choi came away with a 2A doubles tennis titles.
Behind two goals each from Chaniece Moss and Kara Schell, the Newton-Conover girls soccer team earned a 6-0 victory against Madison on Thursday.
The win by the Lady Red Devil is their 11th in a row.
Newton-Conover (19-1-1) advances to Saturdayâ€™s 2A second round, where they will travel to East Lincoln (12-9-2) for a 7 p.m. game.
Below is a look at the updated prep playoff schedule for baseball, soccer, softball and tennis involving teams across Catawba County:
Bunker Hill (13-10) at Polk County (14-8), 7 p.m. Friday
Maiden (11-11) at Shelby (16-7), 7 p.m. Friday
N. Lincoln (8-15) at Bandys (18-7), 7 p.m. Friday
Hickory Crawdads pitcher C.J. Edwards was named the Texas Rangers minor league pitcher of the month on Thursday.
The 21-year-old Edwards is 1-1 on the mound this month with a 1.93 ERA (five earned runs in 23.1 innings).
He has struck out 29 batters and allowed just seven walks, holding opposing batters to a .176 average.