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May 11th

Tate, Barrymore win N-C's 4th straight doubles title

May 11, 2013

The Newton-Conover doubles tennis dynasty continued for yet another year on Saturday morning at the Cary Tennis Center.

The Red Devil tandem of John Tate and Tyler Barrymore won the school's fourth-straight doubles title in tennis with a straight-sets victory in the championship final.

May 10th

Kiser's bases-loaded walk lifts Trojans past Knights

May 10, 2013

In a 2A playoff baseball game between Bandys and North Lincoln that featured a combined four hits and four walks by both teams, one walk that made all the difference.

Trojans senior third baseman Austin Kiser drew a bases-loaded walk from Knights reliever Paul Cochrane in the ninth inning to help Bandys pick up a 1-0 win in Catawba on Friday night.

Baker, Shubert both throw no-hitters in victories

May 10, 2013

St. Stephens' Katie Baker and Fred T. Foard's Lexi Shubert both tossed no-hitters in 3A first round playoff victories on Friday.

Baker struck out 16 batters in a 4-0 victory by the Lady Indians against West Henderson, while Shubert tallied 11 Ks in a 11-0 mercy rule win by the Lady Tigers against Forestview.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Friday's first round scores

May 10, 2013

Below is a look at Friday's first round playoff scores in prep baseball and softball across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A first round scores
Bandys 1, North Lincoln 0 (nine innings)
Bunker Hill 10, Polk County 0 (five innings)
Shelby 3, Maiden 2

3A first round scores
Fred T. Foard 6, E. Henderson 4 (10 innings)
Hickory 5, Kings Mountain 4 (10 innings)

May 9th

Tate, Barrymore aim to add N-C's 4th doubles title

May 9, 2013

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-C’s Will Huggins and Hang Lak Choi came away with a 2A doubles tennis titles.

Lady Red Devils roll past Madison into round two

May 9, 2013

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 Saturday’s 2A second round, where they will travel to East Lincoln (12-9-2) for a 7 p.m. game.

PREP PLAYOFFS: Updated postseason brackets

May 9, 2013

Below is a look at the updated prep playoff schedule for baseball, soccer, softball and tennis involving teams across Catawba County:

Prep baseball

2A brackets
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

3A brackets

Crawdads pitcher Edwards wins honor from Rangers

May 9, 2013

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.

May 8th

Seven goals helps to power Indians past Jaguars

May 8, 2013

The St. Stephens girls soccer team made an emphatic statement to open their 3A playoff appearance on Wednesday.

The Lady Indians (17-3-2) scored seven goals, including two each from Macy Franklin and Olivia Holmes, on their way to a 7-0 shutout against Forestview.

PREP SOCCER: Wednesday's 2A, 3A playoff scores

May 8, 2013

Below is a look at Wednesday's prep soccer scores from across Catawba County:

Prep soccer

2A playoffs
Owen 4, Bandys 0
Shelby 4, Maiden 1 (final/Tuesday)
Pisgah (3-13-1) at Newton-Conover (18-1-1), 6 p.m. Thursday

3A playoffs (today at 7 p.m., unless noted)
Fred T. Foard 3, Franklin 0
St.Stephens 7, Forestview 0
Tuscola 2, Hickory 1

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