Lake Wylie Minors baseball game results posted

April 1, 2013 

Lake Wylie Athletic Association Minors Baseball game results:

• Braves 7, Phillies 5. The Braves were lead by strong starting pitching from Gabe Carroll. Aggressive base running and a couple of timely hits from Kenny Byrd and Jacob Hoopingarner put the Braves out in front. Ayden Sabol made a diving catch in short right field to save a run and Braden Peters pitched a terrific last inning to save the game. The Phillies got some timely pitching from Nolan Will to hold the Braves and make the game close in the late innings.

• Nationals 5, Newport 5. On a cold opening night, both teams played a tight game from the start and had a real pitcher’s dual going all the way to the last out in the fifth inning. Newport’s two pitchers (Carson and Grayson) combined to allow just four hits with 12 Ks while the three National’s pitchers ( Taylor Sprinkle, Caleb Cox and Joey Hylinski) combined to pitch a no hitter with 15 Ks. The Nationals were led offensively by Caleb Cox (2 singles, run scored and an RBI) and Jack Killelea (double, walk, 2 runs scored and an RBI). Sean McMahon had the other hit for the Nationals.


Join the Fun 4 Four tournament

Registration is open for the Fun 4 Four tennis tournament at River Hills Country Club being held May 31-June 2.

You do not have to be a member of River Hills Country Club to play.

Format is team of four players (two men and two women).

Play men’s doubles, ladies doubles and two mixed doubles matches. Play each team in your flight - 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0 or 8.5/9.0. Each doubles will be a regular set with a tie-breaker at 5-5.

Cost is $55 per person and includes complimentary lunch each day, beverages, tournament T-shirt and prizes for top team in each flight.

Applications are available at

Call 803-831-1493 for more information.


Walk for Wishes Saturday in Rock Hill

Walk for Wishes 5K walk/run for Make-A-Wish South Carolina will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6, at Cherry Park in Rock Hill, 1466 Cherry Road. Proceeds from the event will be used to grant the wishes of 26 children with life-threatening medical conditions from York, Chester and Lancaster counties.

Registration costs $15 for walkers ages 12 and older.

Groups of five or more may register for $10 a person. Visit

Come-See-Me 5K set for April 13

Registration for the Come-See-Me Road Race & Fun Run on April 13 is under way.

The 5K road race starts at 8:30 a.m. at the YMCA at 402 Charlotte Ave. and winds through Rock Hill. The 1-mile Fun Run takes a less competitive path.

The race is USATF certified and pre-registered racers may pick up their T-shirts and timing chips on April 12 at the YMCA. Registration for the 5K costs $20 through April 9, or $25 day of beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The Fun Run is free and begins at 8 a.m.

Register online at Call 803-329-7625 for more information.

Doughnut Dash May 11 in Charlotte

24 Hours of Booty Inc. will be the beneficiary of the inaugural Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash starting at 7:30 a.m. May 11 in Charlotte.

The 4.8-mile race starts and ends on Greenwich Drive in Cotswold, near the Krispy Kreme on 119 N. Sharon Amity Road, and running through the streets of Cotswold.

During this non-sanctioned 4.8-mile run/walk, participants have the option of signing up as a competitive or recreational runner.

All runners will run the first 2.26 miles. At this point, the runners will eat a dozen doughnuts, and then continue the final 2.54 miles to the finish.

The recreational runners may eat as many or few doughnuts as they want, take the rest home to enjoy or elect, at the time of their registration, to donate their doughnuts to the cancer centers.

Registration costs $30 by April 13, or $35 through May 8.

There is no event-day registration. Visit Proceeds support the 24 Hours of Booty charity cycling event to fight cancer.

Cannoli Run May 18 in Fort Mill

The first Cannoli Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. May 18 at St. Philip Neri Church during the 18th annual Italian Festival. Half of the proceeds will go to Fort Mill Care Center.

Trophied divisions are senior 60 and older, adult 16 to 59 and junior 7 to 15.

Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for seniors. Advance registration includes T-shirt and gift bag.

The 1-mile family fun run is a $5 donation.

The 100-yard dash is free with prizes for children ages 6 and younger.

Register online at

Register for Fort Mill’s Thread Twilight

The second annual Carolina Thread Trail’s Thread The Thread Twilight 5K Trail Race & Fun Run will be held at 6 p.m. May 18 at Anne Springs Close Greenway.

This trail run event includes a 5K race or 1-mile fun run for all ages, along with an after party of local food, local beer and local live music.

There are 250 spots for the 5K. Cost is $25 through April 11, $30 April 12-May 16, or $35 race day.

The 1-mile run/walk costs $10 through April 11, $15 April 12-May 11, or $20 race day.

Registration online at

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