Sports

Lees-McRae senior Evan Webb cruised to a victory in the pole vault while freshman Joshua Godwin finished fifth in the men’s shot put on day two of the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday in Banner Elk, N.C.

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.

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 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.