SMAC 2A-3A BASEBALL: Draughn wins for sixth time in 7 games

Published Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com VALDESE – Draughn High won its third straight game and for the sixth time in seven games on Tuesday night, beating visiting Kings Mountain 6-2 in a South Mountain Athletic 2A-3A game. The Wildcats (9-5, 7-5) are tied for fourth place with Kings Mountain — a half-game back of Crest — after a third consecutive win. They beat McDowell …

SMAC 2A-3A BASEBALL: E. Rutherford rolls, moves into tie for first place

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com FOREST CITY – East Rutherford High had its biggest scoring night of the baseball season on Tuesday and toppled Burns 19-8 in five innings at Burns in a South Mountain Athletic 2A-3A game. The victory pushed the Cavs (11-2, 9-2) into a first-place tie with R-S Central, which had Tuesday’s open date in the conference schedule. East Rutherford rans …

SMAC 2A-3A BASEBALL: Shelby cruises past visiting East Burke

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com SHELBY – Shelby High scored in double digits for the second straight night on Tuesday against visiting East Burke, winning 10-0 over the Cavs in a South Mountain Athletic 2A baseball game. The Golden Lions (8-7, 5-7) reached 10 or more runs for the third time this year, winning 11-7 at home over Cramer on Monday night in a …

SMAC 2A-3A BASEBALL: Crest shuts out Chase, snaps 3-game skid

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Crest High posted its second shutout victory of the baseball season on Tuesday night by beating visiting Chase 8-0. The Chargers (7-6, 7-4) moved into third place in the South Mountain Athletic 2A-3A by winning, after Draughn edged Kings Mountain 6-2 on Tuesday night in Valdese. Crest trails R-S Central and East Rutherford in the …

SD-7 2A BASEBALL: O’Brien strikes out 10 as Maiden blanks Bandys

Published Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com CATAWBA – Pitcher Caden O’Brien’s still cooking for Maiden High’s baseball team. O’Brien, who had 18 strikeouts in back-to-back games this season, struck out 10 on Tuesday night as the visiting Blue Devils defeated Bandys 4-0 in a Southern District 7 Athletic 2A game. Dylan Landis relieved O’Brien and earned a save as Maiden posted its fourth win by …