The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

March 24, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

South Stanly tops North Moore, South Davidson; North Stanly wins at Forest Hills; Bulldogs, Colts lose

By Charles Curcio, Sports Editor
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Sunday, March 24, 2013 — In high school baseball games this week, South Stanly kept their winning ways going strong, while North Stanly earned an important Rocky River Conference road win at Forest HIlls.

Thursday’s Games

South Stanly 11

North Moore 9


The Bulls jumped out to a 9-1 lead then held off a late surge by the Mustangs to earn an 11-9 win.

SS    351    020    0    11    10    3

NM    100    350    0    9    13    5


WP – Jordan Starnes (4.2 IP, 7 ER, 10 hits, 1 BB, 9 K).

LP – Josh Wallace.

S – Sawyer Lee (1.1 IP, 0 R, 1 hit, 1 BB, 2 K)

Leading Hitters: SS – Chase Poplin 3-5, 2 RBI; Russ Weiker 2-4, RBI; Connor Ford 2-2; Austin Smith 2B, 2 RBI. NM – Cody Vaughn 2B, 3B, 3 RBI; Kirby Lambert 4 hits, 2 2B.

Friday’s Games

North Stanly 8

Forest Hills 3


The Comets improved to 5-4 overall and 2-2 in the RRC with an 8-3 road win at Forest Hills.

NS    013    103    0    8    9    1    

FH    110    000    1    3    5    0


WP – Seth Kimrey (7 IP, 3 ER, 4 hits, 2 BB, 10 K).

Leading Hitters: NS – Hunter Lunsford 3-3, 2 RBI; Seth Kimrey 2-4, 2 RBI; Mason Smith 1-3, HR, 3 RBI. FH – Rashad Bivens 1-3, RBI; Brandon Trull 1-3, 2B, RBI.

South Stanly 11

South Davidson 0


The Bulls improved to 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the YVC with a 11-0 road win at South Davidson.

SS    421    22        11    14    2

SD    000    00        0    1    0


WP – Chase Poplin (2 IP, 0 R, 1 hit, 1 BB, 4 K)

Leading Hitters: SS – Chase Poplin 3-3, RBI; Jordan Starnes 2-4, 2B, RBI; Austin Smith 2-3, 2B, 3B; Wes Smith 2-2, 2 RBI; Vance Deese 2-2, 2B, RBI.

Other Scores

In other action this week, Albemarle lost Friday night at Chatham Central 6-5, and West Stanly suffered a RRC road loss Tuesday at Piedmont 8-0.

Editor’s Note: Thanks to J.W. Houston of The Pilot for contributing to this article.