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Caleb Sturgeon Earns Trip to U.S. Amateur with Sectional Qualifier Win

Caleb Sturgeon Earns Trip to U.S. Amateur with Sectional Qualifier Win

ROCKY MOUNT, NC July 22, 2014 — South Carolina senior Caleb Sturgeon qualified for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday by winning a sectional qualifier at Benvenue Country Club. Sturgeon won the qualifier with a 36-hole total of 131 (-13), firing rounds of 65 (-7) and 66 (-6). Patrick Cover of Huntersville, N.C., finished runner-up with a total of 135 (-9). A native of Laurens, S.C., Sturgeon will be making his first appearance at the U.S. Amateur Championship. He is coming off a stellar junior season with four top-20 finishes, including his second career win. Sturgeon will join teammates Matt NeSmith and Will Murphy at the championship. NeSmith and Murphy qualified earlier this month by finishing first and second, […]

US Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC

US Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC

ROCKY MOUNT, NC July 21, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, NC on Monday, July 21, 2014 (6555 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 71.8/137). Three qualifying spots and two alternate positions are available at this qualifying site.   Caleb Sturgeon from Laurens, SC shot a two round total of 13-under 131 to earn medalist honors. Huntersville, NC native Patrick Cover fired a 9-under 135 to also qualify.  Thomas Bradshaw (136) and Beau Cutts (136) played off for the last qualifying position. Bradshaw won the playoff and the final qualifying position on the first hole with a par.   The United States Amateur Championship will be played August 11-17 at […]

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9th Carolinas Pro-Junior

9th Carolinas Pro-Junior

Treyburn CC     Durham, NC Final Results GOLDSBORO, NC July 21, 2014 – Clarence Rose and Nicholas Adams of Goldsboro, NC blitzed Treyburn CC firing a round of eight under par 64 to win the 9th Carolinas Pro-Junior title by three shots.  Playing a modified alternate shot format, Rose and Adams had a bogey free round on the 6,775 yard Tom Fazio designed course.  Andrew Shuck and Hughes Edwards of Charlotte, NC finished in second place with a five under par 67.  Nicholas Poole and Rick Murphy of Greensboro shot three under par 69 to take third place. This annual tournament was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association. Place       Team                                                              Score 1          Rose, Clarence / Adams, Nicholas           33-31–64 (-8) […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans avoid series sweep of Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans avoid series sweep of Carolina Mudcats

Faulkner matches Merritt with league-leading tenth win MYRTLE BEACH, SC July 21, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 5-1 in the final game of a three-game series on Monday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Andrew Faulkner earned his tenth win of the season, tying Carolina’s starter Ryan Merritt for the Carolina League lead. David Lyon’s three-run home run capped off a five-run fourth inning leading the Pelicans to victory. The Mudcats (19-13, 48-51) continued their trend of scoring first in the series, chalking up one run in the third inning. Myrtle Beach southpaw Andrew Faulkner struck four Mudcats before James Roberts hit a leadoff solo shot to […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffer worst loss of the season to Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffer worst loss of the season to Carolina Mudcats

Mudcat Jerrud Sabourin hits for cycle MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 19, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, dropped a 17-2 decision to the Carolina Mudcats the first game of a three-game series on Saturday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Carolina registered a season-high seventeen runs and eighteen hits, which included a cycle from Jerrud Sabourin, who had five hits on the night. The Mudcats (18-12, 47-50) jumped on the board first in the second inning. With one out, Myrtle Beach southpaw Luis Parra walked Jeremy Lucas. Alex Monsalve then doubled down the third base line to put Carolina out in front, scoring Lucas all the way from first.   Myrtle Beach […]

Kurt Lipscomb fires eight strong innings to help Morehead City Marlins to win

Kurt Lipscomb fires eight strong innings to help Morehead City Marlins to win

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 11, 2014 – Kurt Lipscomb cruised through eight innings on Friday night against Wilson, allowing just an unearned run to the Tobs, which helped Morehead City to roll to a 3-1 victory and remain in first place in the CPL East. Lipscomb entered the game having allowed just one unearned run in his first ten innings of work, and continued to pitch effectively in this third start of the season. The right-hander from Faulkner University retired the first eight batters he faced, and struck out four in his first three innings of work. He allowed just four hits on the evening—doubles in the third and fifth and a couple of singles in the eighth. Through his […]

Carolina Mudcats (5-5, 34-43) vs. Winston-Salem Dash (6-4, 36-43)

Carolina Mudcats (5-5, 34-43) vs. Winston-Salem Dash (6-4, 36-43)

Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Game #78 of 137 / Road Game #38 (17-20) Pitching Probables: CAR-RH Cole Sulser vs WS-RH Tony Bucciferro Sunday June 29, 2014 | BB&T Ballpark | Winston-Salem, N.C. | 5:00 p.m. ET Mudcats Radio Network: WDWG FM 98.5, AM 960 WRNS, Pirate Radio AM 1250 & AM 930, carolinamudcats.com, TuneIn App … Darren Headrick-play-by-play UPCOMING SCHEDULE AND PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS (ALL TIMES EASTERN) Monday, June 30 at Winston-Salem (CWS): CAR-RH Adam Plutko vs WS-RH Terance Marin – 7:00 p.m., WDWG FM 98.5, AM 960 WRNS, carolinamudcats.com, TuneIn app Tuesday, July 1 vs Lynchburg (ATL): CAR-LH Shawn Morimando vs LYN-RH Lucas Sims – 7:00 p.m., WDWG FM 98.5, AM 960 WRNS, carolinamudcats.com, TuneIn app Wednesday, […]

Carolina Mudcats Rally to Topple Winston-Salem Dash

Carolina Mudcats Rally to Topple Winston-Salem Dash

By Darren Headrick / Carolina Mudcats (919-269-2287/mudcatsradio@carolinamudcats.com) Winston-Salem, NC June 28, 2014 —The Carolina Mudcats stormed back from two deficits and stunned the Winston-Salem Dash 11-9 on Saturday night at BB&T Ballpark. The clubs combined for 30 hits and five errors in the seesaw battle. The Mudcats improve to 5-5 in the second half, 34-43 overall. The Dash (6-4, 36-43) saw their four-game winning streak end. Logan Vick, Yandy Diaz, Jeremy Lucas and Alex Monsalve all plated two RBI for the Mudcats. All 18 batters to see the plate came away with a base hit. Michael Peoples (4-7) was the beneficiary of the gritty comeback. The right-hander held the Dash to an unearned run, despite five hits, across 3 2/3 […]

Home Runs Launch Salem Red Sox Past Carolina Mudcats

Home Runs Launch Salem Red Sox Past Carolina Mudcats

By Darren Headrick / Carolina Mudcats (919-269-2287/mudcatsradio@carolinamudcats.com) SALEM, VA June 25, 2014 —The Carolina Mudcats allowed a pair of home runs in a 5-1 loss to the Salem Red Sox on Wednesday night at LewisGale Field. The Mudcats (3-4, 32-42) have lost three in a row. The Red Sox (2-5, 35-30) have won four of the last five with the Mudcats. Adam Plutko (1-2) shouldered another tough loss for the starting rotation. The right-hander surrendered a two-run shot in the fifth as part of two hits. He walked three and struck out two. Corey Littrell (4-4) worked around seven hits for his second win over the Mudcats. Littrell limited the damage to one run across six innings. He fanned five […]

Ryan Merritt Masterful over Birds

Ryan Merritt Masterful over Birds

PELICANS COLLECT SEASON-LOW THREE HITS Pelicans vs Mudcats June 22 2014 Postgame Notes ZEBULON, NC June 22, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, fell 6-1 in the series and road trip opener to the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium. The Birds were held silent by Ryan Merritt until the eighth inning, and a five-run seventh inning dashed the chances of a rally. Myrtle Beach mustered just three-hits, a season low.   Pelicans starter Victor Payano matched zeros with Merritt in the first two frames. He allowed three hits and a walk in the first two innings but kept the Mudcats off of the scoreboard.   Carolina (3-1, 32-39), however, […]