High School Sports

High School Spring Sports Update 04.18.15

Alexander Central softball tied the N.C. record for consecutive wins at 83 Friday, led by coach Monte Sherrill (right). In this 2014 photo, Sherrill is flaked by his two daughters. Bailey (center), who beat cancer at 6, is now playing at Pfeiffer. Vada, a senior, was N.C. Gatorade player of the year last season and has led the team to a 17-0 start this season.
Alexander Central softball tied the N.C. record for consecutive wins at 83 Friday, led by coach Monte Sherrill (right). In this 2014 photo, Sherrill is flaked by his two daughters. Bailey (center), who beat cancer at 6, is now playing at Pfeiffer. Vada, a senior, was N.C. Gatorade player of the year last season and has led the team to a 17-0 start this season. jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com

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Alexander Central softball: tied the N.C. record with its 83rd straight win Friday, 12-0 over South Iredell under coach Monte Sherrill. Sherrill had helped previously set the mark when he was a coach at Central Cabarrus. Vada Sherrill was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and Kiana Milsaps scored three runs, had three RBIs and pitched all five innings. Milsaps allowed two hits. Her team had 16.

Hough girls soccer: 13-1-1 overall and perfect 8-0 in MECKA 8 league play after Friday’s 8-1 win over rival Hopewell. Ashlynn Serepca had a hat trick and Emily Fuerst had two assists for the winners.

Friday’s Top Performers

Destin Cassier, Charlotte Christian tennis: won a wild No. 1 singles match 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, (12-10) in a 5-4 loss to Charlotte Latin. Cassier also won his doubles match with teammate Josh Walker.

Kavir Kumar, Charlotte Country Day tennis: won his No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-1 Friday as the Bucs beat rival Providence Day 7-2.

Emily Murphy, Ardrey Kell girls soccer: two goals in a 9-0 wini over Harding. Hayley Pratt and Megan Wetterau shared the shutout.

Spencer Turner, Metrolina Christian baseball: 3-for-3 with four RBIs in a 11-1 win over Westminster Catawba. Teammate Greysen Nolen was 3-for-3 with two RBIs.

Max Wotell, Marvin Ridge baseball: In a doubleheader against Piedmont, Wotell threw a seven-inning one hitter and had 15 strikeouts in Game 1, a 4-1 win. In Game 2, which Marvin Ridge won 12-0, Wotell was 3-for-3 from the plate.

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