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Bulldogs get three firsts
Thomasville posted three first-place finishers in a three-team Central Carolina Conference meet on Thursday at North Rowan.
For the boys, Malik Colson won the long jump.
Ledford finishes 2nd
Ledford finished second in the seventh and final Mid-Piedmont Conference match Thursday at Long Creek.
The Panthers shot 153 to finish two strokes behind Southwestern Randolph. Central Davidson shot 178.
North nips Ledford
North Davidson edged Ledford 1-0 in nine innings Thursday night in nonconference action.
Casey Stanek drove in the game-winning run with a single to center.
Tyro sweeps Central
Tyro Middle School defeated Central Davidson Middle in a volleyball doubleheader Thursday night.
Knights take two from Parkland
North Davidson swept a Central Piedmont Conference doubleheader from Parkland on Friday in Welcome, winning the first game 7-1 and the nightcap 22-0.
Both games went five innings.
Lexington drops two
Lexington's girls dropped a pair of Central Carolina Conference games this week, falling 7-1 to East Davidson on Thursday night and 4-1 to Salisbury on Wednesday night.
Ledford takes in MPC match
Ledford finished three strokes behind Southwestern Randolph in a Mid-Piedmont Conference match on Wednesday at Holly Ridge.
West's Lopez, Moore advance
West pounds North Rowan
Taryn Craig had a four-goal hat trick as West Davidson pounded North Rowan 9-0 in a Central Carolina Conference game on Wednesday in Spencer.
Knights blank Charlotte Christian
Cole Beeker outdueled pro prospect Jackson Kower with a four-hitter as North Davidson beat Charlotte Christian 2-0 on Wednesday in Welcome.
Beeker (5-1) struck out six and picked off three runners.
Cross, Hayes advance for Lexington
Austin Cross and Coleman Hayes from Lexington qualified for the Midwest Regionals by virtue of advancing two rounds in the doubles division of the Central Carolina Conference tournament on Tuesday.
Dragons blank Jackets
West Davidson put away Lexington 15-0 in a three-inning Central Carolina Conference game on Tuesday in Tyro.
The Dragons (13-1 overall, 5-0 CCC) scored all their runs in the first inning.
Tyro splits with North
Tyro Middle School played in a Dig Pink doubleheader against North Davidson MIddle School on Tuesday, winning the first match 25-18, 25-15 and lost the second match 22-15, 23-25.
Some big things happened in Central Piedmont Conference baseball and softball last week, which could make the final days of the regular season — and beyond — even more interesting.
Business is sure picking up around here.
North Davidson was batting in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday night when all of sudden the base umpire made a fist, which everyone knows is the out signal.
It was a few years ago when the Central Carolina Conference and Central Piedmont Conference made a key decision on the scheduling of conference games. It has proven to be a good one.
The following is a list of local sporting events for the week of April 20 (schedules subject to change):