The West made it a clean sweep Monday night in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games at the Greensboro Coliseum. Shaylen Burnett scored 16 points and was named the game's Most Valuable Player as the West beat the East 82-68. Barnett of Southern Alamance, who will attend Elon Unviersity
The Hickory Crawdads avoided a four-game sweep by knocking off Greensboro 10-4 Monday night at NewBridge Bank Park. The Crawdads (58-43 overall; 17-15 second half of the South Atlantic League season), took out their frustrations by scoring seven times in the sixth inning. Joe Jackson had the big blow in the frame
The Wilkes County American softball team captured the Tar Heel League's girls' 10-and-under Girls Fastpitch Softball state championship Sunday at Shelby City Park.
The Hickory Crawdads built an early 4-0 lead, but couldn't hang on in a 6-5 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday night at NewBridge Bank Park. Carlos Lopez capped off Greensboro's (66-34 overall; 21-10 second half of the South Atlantic League season) huge comeback with a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth. Sunday's disappointing loss drops Hickory (57-43; 16-15) five games behind