PREP NOTEBOOK: 15 hits lift Trojans past Bears
Powered by 15 hits on offense, the Lady Trojans picked up their 13th conference victory and wrapped up the CVAC title with a 11-3 victory over Bunker Hill.
Bre Jones led the Bandys hitting attack with three of the Lady Trojans' 15 base knocks.
Montana Lineberger and Kadi O'Shell led the Bears offensively with two hits each.
Taylor Sigmon was the winning pitcher on the mound, striking out five Bunker Hill batters in seven innings.
Maiden 6, Draughn 5
A six-run second inning helped the Lady Blue Devils improve to 8-6 in the Catawba valley 2A.
Jessica Cooper led the Lady Blue Devils with a two-run homer in the second inning.
Hannah Callahan picked up the victory on the mound, allowing nine hits, one walk and struck out seven Wildcat batters.
Bandys 3, Bunker Hill 0
The Lady Trojans improved to 14-3-3 overall and 9-3-1 in the Catawba Valley 2A with a road victory Monday against the Lady Bears.
Cassidy Winchester, Monica Mayer and Jessica Mitchell each pocketed a goal in the win, while Ceana Aguirre earned the assist.
Maria Carinci and Syd Hall combined for the shutout, saving four shots on goal.
Bunker Hill falls to 1-20-0 overall and 0-13-0 in the CVAC.
Newton-Conover 6, West Caldwell 3
The Red Devils improved to 3-11 in the Catawba Valley 2A with their fifth victory of the season on the road against the Warriors.
Tyler Sawyer led Newton-Conover, going 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Chris Aronis threw a complete game, striking out 11 West Caldwell batters and allowed six hits.
Draughn 16, Maiden 10
The Wildcats picked up a CVAC title-clinching victory Monday against the Blue Devils in maiden.
Vance Stilley led Draughn (15-6, 11-3), going 4-for-5 from the plate with three RBIs.
Logan Cook was the winning pitcher. He went five innings, striking out six Blue Devils and allowed three walks.
Jason Gantt paced Maiden (15-8, 10-4), going 3-for-5 from the plate.
Luke Setzer also went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Blue Devils in Monday’s game. He was the losing pitcher.
Bandys 9, Bunker Hill 3
For the second-straight year, the Bears fell to the Trojans in the season finale.
Bunker Hill drops to 15-8 overall and 10-4 in the CVAC. Bandys improves to 16-6 overall and 10-4 in conference play.
Hibriten, Pearson take NWC golf honors
The Panthers won an 18-hole match at Cedar Rock Golf Club, shooting a combined team score of 309.
Hibriten edged Alexander Central, who shot a combined score of 315. Fred T. Foard finished in a close third place with a team score of 317.
Alexander Central's Tanner Pearson took medalist honors, shooting a 72. teammate Alex Rhyne was second with a 74.