Sports Briefs: Legion baseball meeting Sunday
Published 1:06 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Results for tennis, lacrosse, softball
• Davie’s tennis team closed the regular season with two easy wins to nail down its 13th straight winning season. The War Eagles blanked visiting Parkland 9-0 on April 17. The winners in singles were Zach Hill, Hayden Key, Jackson Hepler, Grayson Busse, Barrett Taylor and Jonah Almond. All the scores were 6-0, 6-0. Winning in doubles were Burke Rosenbaum/Bryce Bailey (8-0), Sean Lane/Jack Williams (8-1) and Owen Tomlinson/Slade Keaton (8-0). “We work a lot on being better off the court than on, and today (Parkland’s coach) commented that even in easy victories my guys were very respectful of her kids,” coach Shane Nixon said. “That makes me so proud.”
Two days later, it was the same story at Glenn. Williams (6-1, 6-0), Lane (6-0, 6-0), Busse (6-0, 6-0), Taylor (6-0, 6-0), Hill (forfeit) and Keaton (forfeit) recorded singles wins against a team that only has four players. In doubles, the scores were 8-0 for Rosenbaum/Bailey and Key/Hepler, with Tomlinson/Almond picking up a forfeit. “I’m really proud of how my guys played, how gracious they were and how much class they showed,” Nixon said.
In regular-season play, Davie went 9-8 overall and 8-6 in the conference. The streak of winning seasons began in 2011 under Gordon McEachran, who coached through 2012. Collin Ferebee guided Davie in 2013 and Kathy Ferebee was the coach in 2014. Nixon took the reins in 2015 and has piloted Davie for nine years.
• Davie girls lacrosse split two games last week, losing 16-8 at Northwest Guilford and routing Glenn 15-3 in Kernersville on April 20. Davie’s Central Piedmont Conference record is 6-6.
• Davie boys lacrosse improved to 4-9 with a dominating 13-4 win at Glenn on April 20.
Legion baseball meeting April 30
The Mocksville American Legion baseball program will hold a player registration/team meeting on April 30 at 6 p.m. at Rich Park’s Mando Field. This is for Senior and Junior Legion prospects. Bring a copy of your birth certificate or your driver’s license. This is a chance to meet the Senior Legion’s new coach, Tristan Wyatt.
Long drive competition at Colin Creek
Starting April 29 at 6 p.m., Colin Creek Golf Club in Mocksville will have a monthly long-drive competition. There is a $10 entry fee. Colin The championship being held at the end of September. Call the pro shop to enter, 336-940-2790.
Davie LL golf tournament May 19
Davie Little League is holding a golf tournament to help support raising funds for its new Challenger field. The captain’s choice tournament will be held at Pudding Ridge on May 19. Lunch will be served for players between 12-2 p.m. For more information, contact Leigh Shenberger at 336-287-0305.
Davie softball camp June 19-22
The Davie softball camp will run June 19-22 for kindergarten-8th grade. The camp for K-4 will be June 19-20 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The cost before June 2 is $55; after, $80. The camp for 5-8 grades will be June 21-22 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The cost before June 2 is $55; after $80. Email coach Nathan Handy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davie boys basketball camp June 19-22
The Davie boys basketball camp will be June 19-22 for rising 3rd-9th graders from 9 a.m.-noon. The early registration cost through June 15 is $100; the cost at the door will be $125. For more information, email coach Josh Pittman at email@example.com.
Davie girls basketball camp July 24-27
The Davie girls basketball camp will be held for kindergartners through rising 8th graders July 24-27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The cost IS $100 if register by June 24; $125 after. For more information, contact coach Lindsey Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org.