Local High School Sports
The East Burke golf squad won Monday’s Burke County championship match. EB senior Ben James carded a team-best 40 which included a 12-foot eagle on the second hole. Teammates Sawyer Strong (42), Lane Carswell (44) and Garrett Goble (44) tallied the team totals. In addition to Mobley, Caleb Hildebran added a 53 for the Cavs.
Patton junior Marisa Scott broke two all-time Burke County girls track records at the Blue Ridge Classic meet. Scott finished in a personal- and county-record 16.29 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles and then sped to another county record in the 300-meter hurdles prelims with a time of 46.7
The Bunker Hill Bears are the top seed in next week’s Catawba Valley Easter Classic baseball tournament. Bunker Hill earned the No. 1 seed by having the best winning percentage among the eight schools in the conference. They are 13-2 and are on an 11 game winning streak. The Bears open against No. 8 seed South Iredell (2-12) in a 5 p.m. game on Monday night at the Legion Fairgrounds.