NPC 3A-4A SOFTBALL: Cougars nip Mooresville, stay atop conference standings

HobbsDailyReport.com MOORESVILLE – Alexander Central High answered the call on Thursday in girls’ softball, winning a key North Piedmont 3A-4A game on the road over Mooresville, 4-3. Brittney Krider had two hits and drove in two runs and Kendra Mayes remained unbeaten by throwing a complete game for the Cougars, who are 10-1 and in first place in the league. …

SD-7 2A GIRLS SOCCER: Propst scores 4 goals, leads Maiden to victory

HobbsDailyReport.com MAIDEN – A four-goal match for Elena Propst carried Maiden High’s girls to a 5-0 home soccer victory on Thursday night in a Southern District 7 Athletic 2A match. Shelby Pettit added a goal and an assist and Abbey Setzer had an assist as the Blue Devils improved to 6-4-0 in the conference. They are in fourth place, three …

SMAC 2A-3A BASEBALL: East Rutherford extends win streak to 8 games

HobbsDailyReport.com FOREST CITY – East Rutherford High is riding an eight-game baseball win streak after downing visiting Shelby 4-1 on Thursday night in a South Mountain Athletic 2A-3A game. The Cavs (13-2, 10-2) came into the game sharing the league lead with R-S Central. East Rutherford’s streak includes consecutive victories over R-S Central, Chase, Forestview, Kings Mountain, East Burke, Burns, …

SMAC 2A-3A: Crest scores season-high 14 runs, pounds Kings Mountain

HobbsDailyReport.com KINGS MOUNTAIN – Crest High reached a season-high for runs scored on Thursday night in a 14-1, six-inning victory on the road over Kings Mountain in a South Mountain Athletic 2A-3A baseball game. The Chargers (8-6, 8-4) topped their previous best run production of 13 against Burns en route to their second straight victory. Kings Mountain dropped to 7-9 …

SD-7 2A BASEBALL: Cowie fans 14 as Wolves blank Newton-Conover

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLNTON – Robbie Cowie struck out 14 on Thursday night as Lincolnton High shut out visiting Newton-Conover 6-0 in Southern District 7 Athletic 2A baseball. The victory evened the Wolves’ league record at 6-6 and they are 7-8 overall with their next two games, both non-league, coming Monday and Tuesday against North Lincoln – Monday at Lincolnton and Tuesday …