LACROSSE: After first-round bye, St. Stephens boys face Western Guilford

HobbsDailyReport.com The Lake Norman High girls and boys are the only lacrosse teams among those from the area to get out of the first round on Friday. Lake Norman’s boys beat Myers Park 14-6 in Mooresville and the Wildcats’ girls, also playing at home, defeated Marvin Ridge 15-11. Both games were in the 4A bracket. In another 4A boys’ match, …

NW 3A-4A SOFTBALL: Spartans cruise to fourth straight league tourney title

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – South Caldwell High’s softball team is in a rut – a very good one – after winning the program’s fourth straight Northwestern 3A-4A tournament title on Friday night. The top-seeded Spartans toppled No. 2 Fred T. Foard 13-3 in five innings at Patton to leave this version of the Northwestern 3A-4A (a new one starts in August …

ALL-SD-7 2A SOFTBALL: Rebels lead the way; Bunker Hill’s Huffman tops on defense

HobbsDailyReport.com West Lincoln High, the regular-season and conference tournament champion in Southern District 7 Athletic 2A, leads the all-conference team released late Friday night. The Rebels (17-6), who beat East Lincoln 9-8 in Claremont to add a tournament title to their regular season crown, had five All-SD-7 2A picks in voting by the conference’s eight head coaches. West Lincoln’s Jessica …

ALL-SD-7 2A BASEBALL: E. Lincoln leads with 5 picks; Maiden pitcher, coach win top awards

HobbsDailyReport.com Conference champion East Lincoln High leads the All-Southern District 7 Athletic 2A baseball team with five picks and the league’s Offensive Player of the Year. In selections voted on by the conference’s eight head coaches revealed late Friday night after Bunker Hill won the league tournament 12-2 in six innings over West Lincoln: The Mustangs’ Alec Burleson, a senior, …

SD-7 2A SOFTBALL: West Lincoln nips East Lincoln in tournament championship

HobbsDailyReport.com CLAREMONT — West Lincoln High, the top seed, nipped No. 2 seed East Lincoln 9-8 on Friday night to win the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A girls’ softball title. Cut and paste the link below for game details from David Keever of the Lincoln Times News and also on The Gaston Gazette’s sports web page. The cooperative effort of …