PREP NOTEBOOK: Lady Indians shut out East Gaston
St. Stephens carried momentum from a Friday victory against Fred T. Foard to pick up an impressive 10-0 five-inning win against East Gaston.
The Lady Indians (14-6, 8-2) had 13 hits in their game against the Lady Warriors, including three each by Taylor Lail and Calyn Davis.
Davis led St. Stephens offensively with three RBIs, while Brian Thornburg and Alana Starnes drove in an RBI each.
Katie Baker tossed a two-hitter, striking out nine batters and walking two.
Red Devils continue roll
Newton-Conover continued its strong play in the Catawba Valley 2A golf, winning yet another 18-hole match at Catawba Country Club.
The Red Devils shot a 318, defeating Maiden by 15 strokes. Bunker Hill came in third place, led by medalist Tyler Lail, who carded a 74.
Newton-Conover's Hayden Bandy finished in second, four strokes behind Lail. Thomas Lilly, of Maiden, and Ben James, of East Burke, tied for third place with a pair of 79s.
With two golf matches remaining, Newton-Conover leads the standings by 43 strokes, 1413-1456, over Maiden.
The next CVAC golf match is Thursday at Fox Den Golf Club in Troutman, the home course of South Iredlel.
Bunker Hill 8, West Caldwell 1
Stefan Gettys (BH) def. Taiwan Harper 6-3, 6-2; Kris Trihemasava (BH) def. Billy Dziesinski 6-2, 6-4; Braxton Williams (BH) def. Blake Chandler 6-0, 6-0; Garrett Williams (BH) def. Brandon Crisp 6-0, 6-2; Nicholas Lee (BH) def. Jonathan Raby 6-0, 6-0; David Chang (BH) def. forfeit.
Harper-Dziesinski (WC) def. B. Williams-Chang 8-6; G. Williams-Lee (BH) def. Chandler-Raby 8-0; Javaris-Thompson-Keng Moua (BH) def. forfeit.
Newton-Conover 5 - Draughn 0 (continued from 3-20-12)
Ryan Lampe (N-C) def. Jared Zopp 6-2, 6-1; John Tate (N-C) def. Austin Helms 6-0, 6-3; Tyler Barrymore (N-C) def. Jesse Powell 6-0, 6-1; Hunter Nestor (N-C) def. Daniel Chapman 6-0, 6-4; Jesse Gill (N-C) def. Chris Canon 6-0, 6-0; Dan Avis (N-C) led Aaron Yang 6-1, 4-5 (match suspended).
Newton-Conover 7 - Draughn 2
Ryan Lampe (N-C) def. Austin Helms 6-7, 6-2, 10-2; John Tate (N-C) def. Jesse Powell 6-4, 6-2; Tyler Barrymore (N-C) def. Keith Loomis 6-1, 6-0; Daniel Chapman (D) def. Hunter Nestor 6-4, 6-2; Jesse Gill (N-C) def. Chris Canon 6-2, 6-2; Aaron Yang (D) def. Shivam Desai 6-4, 6-0.
Lampe-Tate (N-C) def. Helms-Loomis 10-3; Barrymore-Nestor (N-C) def. Powell-Chapman 9-7; Gill-Desai (N-C) def. Canon-Yang 9-7.
Maiden 9, East Burke 0
Zack Huffman(M) def. Billy Carroll 6-2, 6-3; Jarrod Mitchell(M) def. Carver Sigmon 7-6 (7-2), 6-1; Zach Koch(M) def. Fred Brown 6-1, 6-0; Stephen Lichtenwalner(M) def. Jacob Ly 6-0, 6-0; Yeng Yang(M) def. Ryan Canipe 6-3, 6-0; A. J. Key(M) def. Dylan Rhoney 6-0, 6-0.
Mitchell/Koch(M) def. Carroll/Ian Carroll 8-5; Huffman/Hunter Ardrey(M) def. Sigmon/Brown 8-1; Lichtenwalner/Key(M) def. Elijah Blackwell/Jack Byerly 10-0.
Bandys 6, South Iredell 3
Patrick Hensley (SI) def. Aaron Darden 6-1, 6-1; Marcus Guerrero (SI) def. Zach Sigmon 2-6, 6-3, 10-4; Ben Young (B) def. Dexter Billingham 6-0, 6-2; Ryan Eades (B) def. Rahi Patel 6-4, 6-4; Peden Warlick (B) def. Matt Pryor 6-4, 6-3; Harris Warlick (B) def. Travis Lawrence 6-4, 1-6, 10-7.
Hensley/Billingham (SI) def. Darden/Sigmon 11-10; Young/Eades (B) def. Guerrero/Lawrence 10-8; Warlick/Warlick (B) def. Patel/Pryor 10-8.