Sports

Behind fantastic pitching and timely hitting, Appalachian State University baseball ended its nine-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over Michigan on Saturday at theUSA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, N.C.

Lees-McRae senior Layana De Souza and sophomore Alyssa Munson registered double digits, but the LMC offense couldn't get on track in a 46-37 loss to King in the Conference Carolinas quarterfinal powered by OrthoCarolina at the Student Center Complex in Bristol, Tenn.

The Appalachian State University womens' basketball team finished the regular season by knocking off Western Carolina 63-56 Saturday afternoon in Cullowee, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (22-5, 17-5) clinched its fourth South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship in school history with a 73-50 win over Mars Hill (8-18, 7-15) Saturday afternoon at Stanford Arena.

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association's regional basketball tournaments, will get underway on Tuesday as the state's prep teams continue the road toward the state championships.