HIGH SCHOOLS: Tigers nip Mustangs, share baseball lead with St. Stephens

Published Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

St. Stephens wins at North Lincoln, shares conference softball lead   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High grabbed a share of the Western Foothills 3A baseball lead on Tuesday night, knocking off previously unbeaten East Lincoln 4-2 at Fred T. Foard. The Tigers (6-1, 4-0) have won three straight games and share the early conference lead with undefeated …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Foard, Bandys post high-scoring baseball victories

Published Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

Tigers allow 1 hit in win over Greyhounds; Trojans no-hit West Iredell, extend win streak to 4 games   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Fred T. Foard High banged out 17 hits and four pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the Tigers overwhelmed host Statesville 17-1 in five innings on Monday to keep the Western Foothills 3A baseball race tight. Foard …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Mustangs’ Michel ties 2 school single-game records in win

Published Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Bumgarner pitches Bandys past Maiden as Trojans hold onto share of first place   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Garrett Michel tied two East Lincoln High single-game records on Friday night, leading the unbeaten Mustangs past visiting West Iredell 17-0 in a four-inning Western Foothills 3A game. Michel, a senior infielder, hit three home runs and drove in eight runs as …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Bandys hammers Lincolnton, creates 5-way tie for CVAC 2A baseball lead

Published Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Grand slam by Greene helps East Burke rally, nip N-C by a run   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Parker Stybroski had three hits and drove in four runs and Cade Spencer hurled another complete game for Bandys High on Tuesday night, sparking a 12-2 victory at Lincolnton that helped created a five-way tie for first place in Catawba Valley 2A …

HIGH SCHOOLS: Peissell pitches St. Stephens past South Iredell

Published Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Right-hander Julian Peissel helped St. Stephens High start its baseball season red-hot on Tuesday with two-hit pitching over four innings in a 12-1 home victory in five innings over South Iredell. Peissel struck out 11, walked three and gave up an earned run as the Indians (1-0) rolled. He threw strikes on 48 of 77 pitches …