MONDAY ROUNDUP: CHS baseball stays perfect in district play; Lady Rockets win

Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Byanka Woods gets ready to take off from first for the Lady Rockets.

Byanka Woods gets ready to take off from first for the Lady Rockets.

CHS baseball
The Red Raider baseball team moved to 3-0 in District 8-AAA with a 3-1 win over Lincoln County Monday night in Fayetteville. Kyle Douglas pitched a complete game, surrendering just four hits while striking out 11. Peyton Meeker had a two-RBI double in the game. The Raiders will play the Falcons again Tuesday — game time has been changed from 7 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Powers Field.

“We are excited, this is a big district win,” said head coach Brent Whitlock. “We are happy to come out of there with a quality win.

“Tomorrow (Tuesday) is going to be the same thing, we need to keep playing solid defense and pitching well and get a couple key hits like we did tonight.”

CHS tennis
The Central High School tennis teams lost at Columbia on Monday. The Lady Raiders fell 5-2 to the District 8-AAA leading Lionettes. Maddie Taylor won 9-7 and Senior Audra Schaffer won 8-4.
The boys team lost 7-0. The squads will be back in action Tuesday at home against Franklin County.

Westwood softball
The Westwood softball team bested Cannon County Monday night to improve to 7-2 on the season. Lady Rocket Raven Rogers allowed just four hits while striking out seven in the win.
The Lady Rockets will host Moore County at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Other scores:
CCMS soccer lost to North Franklin 2-0.
CCMS boys golf finished first against Westwood, Liberty and Harris. The Lady Rockets of Westwood won in girls play.
CHS J.V. baseball beat Lincoln Co. 4-0.

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