NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bears score 15 in baseball, knock Foard out of share of first

Published Friday, March 15th, 2019

West Iredell freshman strikes out 11 in win over East Burke

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Carson Sigmon had three hits and drove in five runs on Thursday night, helping Bunker Hill High roll to a 15-2 baseball victory over Fred T. Foard on the road.

The Bears won a Northwestern Foothills 2A game after scoring three runs in the first inning and tacking on five more in the third inning to lead 8-0.

Bunker Hill added six runs in the fifth inning en route to improving to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the conference.

Foard (3-2, 3-1) went into the game tied with Hibriten for the Northwestern Foothills 2A lead.

The Tigers had won three straight games, outscoring foes 31-4.

Bunker Hill is at home on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for a conference game against Draughn.

Foard goes to Hibriten for a key league game on Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

West Iredell 9, East Burke 5

Freshman Caleb Adams struck out 11 over 4 2/3 innings, leading the visiting Warriors (4-4, 2-2) to a conference win.

Adams allowed four hits, one run (unearned) and walked one.

West Iredell lead 3-2 through two innings and East Burke scored three runs in the third inning for a 5-3 lead.

The Warriors scored a run in the fourth inning before taking an 8-5 lead with a three-run fifth inning.

East Burke, dropping to 0-6 overall and 0-3 in the Northwestern Foothills 2A, has been outscored 88-12 this season.

West Iredell has a non-league game against West Wilkes on Monday at 6:30 p.m., and the Cavs are at Patton on Tuesday (7 p.m.) for a conference game.

SOFTBALL

West Iredell 10, East Burke 2

The Warriors handed the Cavs their first conference loss on Thursday, winning in Icard.

Riley Haas went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for East Burke with Graleigh Hildebran adding a single and stolen base and Love Tallent stealing a base after walking.

Lexie Seagle took the loss for East Burke, walking two and striking out four.

The Cavs plays a conference game on Monday at home against Bunker Hill (approximate start time of 6 p.m.) while the Warriors play a non-league game Monday at 5 p.m. at North Iredell.

Fred T. Foard 5, Bunker Hill 4

The Tigers handed the Bears (3-1, 2-1) their first loss of the season in a conference game at Foard.

No other game details were available.

Foard improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference and has a half-game lead over second place Draughn.

The Tigers will play at Hibriten on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in a conference game while the Bears have a league game on Tuesday at East Burke (approximate start time 6 p.m.).

East Burke 12, Burns 0 (Wednesday)

Kaitlyn Underwood was 4-for-4 and walked once, and Hildebran had two singles, a home run and drove in two runs as the Cavs won a non-league game on the road.

Allie Cook added three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs for East Burke.

Seagle threw a complete game, striking out 11, allowing four hits and walking two.

Fred T. Foard 7, Patton 0 (Tuesday)

Adison Yoder pitcher a complete game two-hitter as the Tigers won a league game at home. She struck out 13.

Harley Gilleland hit a home run for Foard, which had 11 hits.

GIRLS SOCCER

Fred T. Foard 8, Bunker Hill 0

Abby Walker’s three goals led the Tigers (5-2-1, 2-0) past the Bears in a league match at Foard.

Abby Ianc, Katherine Ellis, Alexis Woglemuth, Cameron Ekonomon and Anna Schmidt each added a goal for Foard.

Ilene Calhoun, Katie Tice, Hannah Cummings, Woglemuth and Ekonomon collected an assist each for the Tigers.

Aly Kinsley was in goal for Foard, making one save.

Allison Fair made 18 saves in goal for the Bears (1-3, 0-2).

Foard plays at Hibriten on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., and Bunker Hill is at home against Draughn on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Fred T. Foard 8, Shelby 1 (Wednesday)

The Tigers got all of their goals from Walker (four), Woglemouth (three) and Ekonomon (one) to win a non-conference match at home.

Katherine Ellis had three assists and Katie Tice added two for Foard, which had 21 shots to the Golden Lions’ 12.

Kinsley had two saves for the Tigers and Woglemuth added eight saves.

  • Information for the roundup includes reports by Sophia Elliott, Foard girls’ soccer; and Jordan Phillips, East Burke softball.

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