Legion Baseball: Shelby wins Area IV Championship

The Area IV championship Monday night had Shelby defeat Lincoln County 4-2.  This wound up being a one game series.  Both teams will be going to Wilson, NC for the State Legion Tournament that begins Friday.  The field has now been determined.  The pairings for the opening round Friday will have:

9:30AM:  (Area 3 Runnerup, Kernersville vs Area 4 Champ Shelby)

12:30PM:  Area 3 Champion, Randolph County vs Area 4 Runnerup Lincoln County)

4:30PM:  Area 1 Champion, Garner vs Area Number 2 Runnerup, Jacksonville

7:30PM:  Area 2 Champion Wilmington Post 10 vs. Host team, Wilson

The Junior Legion tournament concludes Tuesday.  West Rowan was eliminated by Kernersville Monday 8-4.  Kernersville, the area III Champion can win the state title by beating Mint Hill Tuesday.  Mint Hill must beat Kernersville twice in order for them to take away the title from Kernersville.  West finished in the final four of the tournament. 

The Kannapolis Intimidators were postponed by rain in West Virginia Monday and are playing a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 5:05PM.  Each game will be seven innings.  The I’s return home Thursday night to CMC Northeast Stadium to open a homestand against the Hickory Crawdads.