Archive - 2013 - Sports Article
Below is a look at Wednesday's sports scores from across Catawba County:
St. Stephens 11, Maiden 0 (five innings)
Minor league baseball
Hickory 6, Asheville 5
Leading by as many as 24 points, the Charlotte Bobcats held off a second half surge by the Cleveland Cavaliers to come away with a 105-98 victory on Wednesday in the team's 2012-13 season finale.
Double plays on defense and doubles on offense defined Bunker Hillâ€™s 4-2 softball victory against Draughn on Tuesday.
The Lady Bears (6-9, 6-4) made four inning-ending double plays in seven innings.
Offensively, Montana Linebergerâ€™s two RBI double in the bottom of the third pace Bunker Hill.
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports scores from across Catawba County:
Bandys 13, West Caldwell 3
Draughn 18, Bunker Hill 9
East Burke 2, Newton-Conover 1 (nine innings)
Fred T. Foard 1, Hibriten 0
Maiden 14, South Iredell 1 (five innings)
Bandys 12, West Caldwell 1
Bunker Hill 4, Draughn 2
East Burke 9, Newton-Conover 0
Four Crawdads drove in two runs each, helping Hickory pick up an 11-4 road victory over Asheville in minor league baseball action on Tuesday.
Nick Williams, Joe Maloney, Nomar Mazara and Jordan Akins each had two RBIs for Hickory (6-7) in the win. Williams, Maloney and Akins also had a home run each.
Catawba County prep basketball players collided on the court Saturday with top college basketball players for the 35th Annual ACC Barnstorming Tour at David Craft Gymnasium at Hickory High School.
Among the many college players in attendance for the event were Dukeâ€™s Ryan Kelly, Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry.
The Charlotte Bobcats have a chance to shed the label of NBA's worst team heading into the offseason.
The Bobcats enter the season finale Wednesday night tied with Orlando for the worst record in the NBA at 20-61. Both teams have one game left â€” the Bobcats host Cleveland, while the Magic visit Miami.
Below is a look at Monday's prep scores from around Catawba County:
Maiden 8, Fred T. Foard 1
Newton-Conover 9, Bunker Hill 0 (Red Devils clinch CVAC title)
Catawba Valley 2A (at Glen Oaks)
1. Maiden, 310
2. Newton-Conover, 323
3. South Iredell, 359
4. East Burke, 361
5. Bunker Hill, 386
6. West Caldwell, 405
Below is a look at Monday's spring sports schedule changes due to inclement weather:
Maiden at St. Stephens, ppd. to Wednesday
Catawba Valley 2A at Glen Oaks, still on
Norwestern 3A/4A at Brushy Mountain, still on
Bandys at West Caldwell, ppd. to 5 p.m. Wednesday
Behind the play of junior catcher Meggie Gentle, the Bandys softball team continued to keep pace near the top of the Catawba Valley 2A standings with an 8-1 home victory against Newton-Conover on Friday.