Sports

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that today’s championship game in the Tarboro Easter Classic between the Pioneers and Southampton Academy (Va.) will start at 1 p.m. today at Municipal Stadium.

Lees-McRae freshman Sarah Stallings and sophomore Sadie Lagle turned in multi-hit games in the opener of the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament, but LMC fell 3-1 to No. 1 Limestone, but bounced back and survived a late scare to boot No. 3 North Greenville with a 4-3 victory on Friday at Springwood Park in Burlington,

Dillon Dobson (Hamptonville, N.C./Starmount) hit two home runs and Appalachian State University baseball banged out a season-high 20 hits in a 14-6 rout over first-place Davidson on Friday night at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

The Hickory Crawdads awoke from their slumber and exploded for a season high in runs and hits as they clobbered Greensboro 11-4 Friday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads (10-11) snapped a three-game losing streak with the win.

Lees-McRae senior Kortnie Curry and junior Rachelle Cleveland claimed individual titles in their respective field events on the first day of the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.