Rain wiped out the entire schedule for High School Baseball Tuesday, but most of the games have been rescheduled for Wednesday night. Those games include Central Cabarrus at East Rowan, Cox Mill at West Rowan, Hickory Ridge at Carson, and South Rowan at Robinson all due for 6:30PM starts. North Rowan visits Thomasville and Salisbury hosts West Davidson at 7:00PM. Catawba had its scheduled game with Barton Tuesday washed out and no makeup date has been set for the non-conference game.
An announcement for the F & M Bank High School Baseball Classic was made Tuesday, with the annual event featuring four teams from Rowan County and four from Cabarrus County participating in the event at CMC Northeast Stadium, the home of the Intimidators, starting Wednesday April 23rd and continuing through Friday April 25th with four games each day. All first round games and Winners bracket games on the 24th and 25th will be played at CMC Northeast, while losers bracket and consolation games will be played at A.L. Brown’s field at Kannapolis. Tickets to each session is six dollars for adults and children under six will be admitted free. Student tickets are five dollars apiece. In the first day pairings on the 23rd, it will start at 11:00AM with Carson vs. Salisbury, 1:30PM Robinson vs NW Cabarrus, 4:00PM Mt. Pleasant vs A.L. Browan, and 6:30PM North Rowan vs South Rowan.
The Kannapolis Intimidators split their makeup doubleheader at Hickory, losing the first game 3-1, but winning the second game 9-2. The I’s are playing at Hickory Wednesday at 11:00AM. Kannapolis is due to return home Thursday April 17th against the West Virginia Power. The three game series at CMC Northeast Stadium continues through Saturday night before they head on the road again. They will be off Easter Sunday, before the road trip starts on Monday the 21st.
Catawba had its scheduled game Tuesday against Barton rained out. No makeup has been set for that game at this time.