NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bears shut out Draughn, take league lead in softball

Foard wins at Hibriten to move into first place in baseball HobbsDailyReport.com Payton Bryant threw a two-hitter, striking out nine, as Bunker Hill High nipped Draughn 4-0 on Tuesday at Bunker Hill to move into first place in Northwestern Foothills 2A softball. The Bears (5-1, 4-1) are a half-game in front of Fred T. Foard in the conference race. Bryant …

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

West Iredell freshman strikes out 11 in win over East Burke HobbsDailyReport.com 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 …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bunker Hill grabs 200th career win for head softball coach

HobbsDailyReport.com Winning pitcher Payton Bryant played a key role on Tuesday night as Bunker Hill High collected career softball win No. 200 for head coach Randy Joines. Bryant drew a game-winning, walk-off walk in a 4-3 home victory over Hibriten in a Northwestern Foothills 2A game. Lillie Pennington hit a two-run inside-the-park home run for the Bears (3-0, 2-0) in …

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A ROUNDUP: Bunker Hill gets first win for new head baseball coach

HobbsDailyReport.com Bunker Hill High got the winning run in the fifth inning – on a wild pitch – to collect the first win for Todd Setzer as head coach on Wednesday. Setzer replaced Marty Curtis, who retired after 35 years as head coach at Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill’s Thaxton Isenhour singled in the fifth inning with one out and stole …

STATE GIRLS HOOP PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: Bunker Hill wins 20th game, will battle East Burke for fourth time

Newton-Conover home on Thursday to battle West Wilkes HobbsDailyReport.com Addie Wray scored 21 points and hit the game-winning shot with 1.3 seconds to play on Tuesday night, leading Bunker Hill High’s girls past Canton Pisgah 51-49 in the opening round of the state 2A basketball playoffs. Wray’s shot lifted the 13th-seeded Bears to 20-8 overall – their first 20-win season …