Published 2:02 pm Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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West Stanly 8, West Davidson 0

The West Stanly Colts opened the 2020 season Monday afternoon with a non-conference road win versus West Davidson played at Catawba College.

Jordan Hatch got the win on the mound throwing a one-hit complete game, striking out 12 batters.

Teagan Ritchie had two hits while Morgan Edwards and Meredith Harwood both had RBIs. Shelby Barbee also added a two-run home run for the colts and Carmen McRae got her first hit as a varsity player.

West is scheduled to travel to South Stanly Thursday night.


North Stanly 12, South Davidson 0

The North Stanly Comets opened the season Monday night with a 12-0 Yadkin Valley Conference win at South Davidson.

Starter Nic Melton and Rhett Lowder in relief combined to throw five no-hit innings for the Comets.

Melton, Dylan Eudy and Jackson Lisk each added two RBIs in the win. Melton, Lowder, Luke Shaver, Colby Hammer and Cooper Hogan had two hits each for the Comets.

North Stanly hosts Olympic Thursday night.

Men’s Tennis

North Stanly 8, South Davidson 1

The Comets and new coach Adam Storm opened Monday with an 8-1 conference road win at South Davidson.

Austin Braunsberg (NS) d. Hayden Smith 6-4, 6-0
Kaleb Burrage (NS) d. Chris Drye 6-4, 6-0
Judson Busch (NS) d. Nathan Honeycutt 6-2, 6-0
Naethan de los Reyes (NS) d. Noah Wood 6-1, 6-2,
Dawson McHone (SD) d. Jacob Whitaker 6-3, 3-6, (12-10)
Kong Shia Moua (NS) d. Matt Bullard 6-0, 6-1

Braunsberg/Burrage (NS) d. Smith/Drye 8-0
Busch/de los Reyes (NS) d. Honeycutt/Wood 4-2
Whitaker/Moua (NS) d. McHone/Bullard 8-0

Gray Stone sweeps North Moore

The Knights won both matches Monday versus North Moore, with the opening 5-1 win giving head coach Gary Moran his 400th career coaching victory.

Match 1
Gray Stone 5, North Moore 1

1) Robert Shelton (GS) GSD d. J. Horne 8-3
2) Marshall Overcash (GS) d. Josue Peralta 8-0
3) James Stokes (GS) d. Rene Rojo-Garcia 8-1
4) Chris Sheffield (NM) d. Prior Sparks 8-4
5) Lance Gould (GS) d. Logan Pennington 8-2
6) Gabe Reeder (GS) d. Cole Luther 8-6

Match 2
Gray Stone 8, North Moore 1

1) M. Overcash (GS) d. J. Horne 8-4
2) R. Shelton (GS) d. J. Peralta 8-1
3) J. Stokes (GS) d. R. Rojas-Garcia 8-5
4) C. Sheffield (NM) d. L. Gould 8-6
5) P. Sparks (GS) d. L. Pennington 8-5
6) G. Reeder (GS) d. C. Luther 8-0
1) Overcash/Shelton (GS) d. Horne/Peralta 6-2
2) Stokes/Sparks (GS) d. Garcia/Sheffield 6-2
3) Gould/Reeder (GS) d. Luther/Lopez 6-2

South Stanly 6, Chatham Central 3

The Bulls opened the 2020 season with a road conference win at Chatham Central.

1) Jayden Gilliland (CC) d. Duncan McSwain 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)
2) Preston Cox (CC) d. Caleb Lefler 6-2, 6-2
3) Tyler Papin (SS) d. Sidney Creek 6-2, 6-3
4) Ben Smith (SS) d. Pacen Dunn 6-1, 6-2
5) Triston Horton (SS) d. Caleb Webster 6-1, 6-1
6) Ethan Hopkins (SS) d. Landon Hackney 6-4, 6-3.
1) Gilliand/Cox (CC) d. McSwain/Lefler 8-4
2) Papin/Smith (SS) d. Dunn/Webster 8-3
3) Horton/Hopkins (SS) won 8-3