April 2—THOMASVILLE — Three area teams will compete in today’s Crescent Ford/HiToms Varsity Classic at Finch Field.
Ledford will face Trinity at 11 a.m., followed by Southwest Guilford against Carson at 1:45 p.m.
Ledford, ranked No. 27 statewide and No. 5 in NCHSAA 3A West by MaxPreps, is 9-1 heading into Friday’s Mid-Piedmont 3A conference game against Montgomery Central. Trinity, No. 14 in the NCHSAA 2A West, is 8-3 heading into Friday’s PAC 1A/2A game at Providence Grove.
Southwest, ranked 87th statewide and No. 18 in NCHSAA 4A West, is 9-2 in Friday’s Metro 4A conference game at Southeast Guilford, while Carson, No. 19 in NCHSAA 3A West, is 6-4 heading into its South Piedmont 3A conference game against East Rowan.
DELILLE POSITIONS IN THE TOP 10
GASTONIA – Davis DeLille finished in the top 10 of last weekend’s HV3 Invitational hosted by the Carolinas Golf Association in the Gastonia area.
DeLille, a senior rookie from High Point Central and East Carolina, shot 148 in two rounds to tie for ninth place.
His 72 in the first round at Gaston Country Club had him tied for third before shooting a 76 in the second round at Cramer Mountain Club.
Leading the field of 147 players, Carson Bertagnole of Pinehurst and Rich Wills of Cramerton were tied at 141, with Bertagnole winning on the second hole of the playoffs.
LANGLEY AND SEEGARS TO PLAY HBCU GAME
NEW ORLEANS — North Carolina A&T’s Kameron Langley and Fayetteville State’s Jalen Seegars in the HBCU All-Star game in this weekend’s Final Four.
Langley, who played at Southwest Guilford, will be part of the McClendon team coached by Norfolk State’s Robert Jones and Miles’ Fred Watson. Seegars, who played at High Point Christian, will play on the Gaines team led by Alcorn State’s Landon Bussie and Lincoln’s Corey Lower.
The game is Sunday at 4 p.m. in UNO Lakefront Arena and will air on CBS.
WALLBURG — Ledford Baseball will host a comeback party on Wednesday in their game against West Davidson.
All former players and coaches are invited. There will be a reception, an auction on vintage Ledford jerseys, alumni recognition and a special ceremony honoring players who have been drafted.
The reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. while the main presentation will take place at 6:45 p.m.