Richmond tennis falls to Pinecrest
ROCKINGHAM — Peter Ligeler was the only Raider to win a match Tuesday afternoon as the Richmond Senior tennis team fell 1-8 to Pinecrest.
Ligeler won the No. 1 singles match in three games (6-3, 3-6, 10-8) over Aidan Temple.
Ryan Watkins would get close to winning the first game in the No. 2 singles, losing 5-7, but fell 0-6 in the second game.
Ligeler and Andy Bailey had the best finish in the No. 2 doubles match, falling 6-8 to Rock Meacham and Jacob Nixon.
The tennis team has a quick turnaround, as the Raiders will travel to Laurinburg today to face Scotland at 4 p.m.
Rockingham Middle sweeps Ellerbe
ELLERBE — The Ellerbe Middle School baseball team fell to Rockingham 8-4 on Monday afternoon.
Zac Mabe pitched five innings in the loss for Ellerbe, giving up eight runs on three hits and recorded three strikeouts. Marshall Barnum threw a scoreless sixth and seventh inning and added a strikeout.
Mabe, Barnum, River Meacham and Gavin Russell all picked up hits for Ellerbe, which falls to 1-2 on the season.
Tyler King led the visiting Wildcats, going 3-4 and scoring two runs.
Ellerbe’s softball team also fell to Rockingham, losing 16-0, and now sits at 0-3 overall.
Both teams are off until April 4, as they will travel to Sandy Grove Middle School.
Church softball to meet April 4
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Church Softball League will hold its first organizational meeting at Freedom Baptist Church on U.S. 1 North at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4.
Any church that wishes to have a team in the league this year must have a representative at the meeting.
Rosters must be turned in and the entry fee will be collected at the meeting. The next meeting schedules will also be passed out.
If you have any questions, call Dale Denson at 910-997-3471.