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July 30, 2020 – Thursday Results


Greensboro 8, Randolph County 7

Randolph scored the last four runs of the game but came up one short in their season finale and finished the NC 3 season with a 16-14 record, 11-9 in the league.

Harris Jackson had 3 hits, including a double, to lead the offense. There were single hits for Colby Hammer, Tanner Marsh, Tatum Marsh and Levi Kinney.

Braxton Davis started on the mound and took the loss allowing 5 runs in 5 innings. Dawson Davis and Parker LaPlant pitch 2 innings each.

July 30, 2020 – ALUMNI NEWS

UNC-Greensboro Softball has named Samantha Lagrama (SWR '18) the Most Outstanding Player (Offense) for the shortened 2020 season.

Lagrama led the Spartans in average (.347), led the Southern Conference in slugging percentage (.735) and totaled six home runs in her 18 appearances in the spring. UNC-G won 15 games against 7 losses in the 2020 season.


July 30, 2020 – Thursday Schedule


7:00 Greensboro at Randolph County

July 29, 2020 – Wednesday Results


Union County 12, Randolph County 11

Union County 9, Randolph County 3

Blake Marsh and Parker LaPlant had Randolph County's only hits in game two. Each of them also scored a run along with Braxton Davis. Easton Morgan had an rbi.

Bryson Hamlet pitched five and a third innings and took the loss. Caleb Walker finished the game on the mound.

July 28, 2020 – Tuesday Results


Kannapolis 9, Randolph County 1

A single run in the first inning was all Randolph County could manage as Parker LaPlant drove in Blake Marsh for an early lead. LaPlant finished with three hits, including a double and Bryson Hogan also hit a double.

Harris Jackson (LP), Mason Little, LaPlant and Colby Hammer saw time on the mound.


The NCHSAA announced today that Summer Workouts for high school athletes can enter Phase 2 protocols beginning this Monday, August 3.

The announcement comes with a reminder to consult with local guidelines established by school districts and administrators which may be more strict and supersede new state-wide guidelines.

Many of the guidelines remain the same as in Phase 1 with a primary difference being that some equipment can be used by multiple athletes in the same workout group or pod.

The NCHSAA Phase 2 guidelines can be accessed at the link below. They are side-by-side with Phase 1 guidelines with changes and other important reminders highlighted in gray.


July 28, 2020 – Tuesday Schedule


7:00 Kannapolis at Randolph County

July 27, 2020 – Monday Results


Randolph County 11, Mount Airy 1

Tanner Marsh pitched the seven inning complete game allowing 1 run on four hits with 3 strike outs.

Bryson Hamlet had 2 doubles (2 runs, rbi) and Tatum Marsh had a single and a triple (2 runs, 2 rbi) to lead Randolph's offense.

July 26, 2020 – Sunday Results


Randolph County 7, Lexington-Davidson 3

Dawson Davis got the win going seven and two-thirds innings for Randolph County. Tanner Marsh finished the eighth inning and Easton Morgan pitched the ninth.

Tatum Marsh had three hits (double, 2 runs), and Randolph got two hits each from Blake Marsh (HR, 3 rbi), Parker LaPlant (2 rbi) and Caleb Walker (double, rbi).

July 25, 2020 – Saturday Results


Concord 8, Randolph County 6

Seven batters were responsible for Randolph County's seven hits with doubles by Tatum Marsh and Caleb Walker. Marsh scored twice and drove in two runs to lead the offense.

Braxton Davis took the loss with five and two-thirds innings on the mound.

Randolph County 14, Concord 8

Randolph County scored four runs in the fifth and five runs in the sixth inning to overcome an 8-4 deficit and earn the doubleheader split. Harris Jackson drove in three runs with three hits including a double and a triple. Spencer Lanier (triple), Colby Hammer (2 doubles) and Tatum Marsh recorded two hits each.

LaPlant pitched three innings and was followed on the mound by Mason Little and Tatum Marsh who earned his first win of the season.


Graduation ceremonies for 2020 Randolph County Schools are scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday, July 25) with a revised schedule along with GUIDELINES recommended by the NC Department of Public Instruction:

9 AM Eastern Randolph

9 AM Trinity

9 AM Randleman

9 AM Southwestern Randolph

10 AM Providence Grove

10 AM Wheatmore

10 AM Randolph Early College

July 23, 2020 – Thursday Schedule


Mount Airy at Randolph County - POSTPONED

July 22, 2020 – Wednesday Results


Randolph County 17, Greensboro 16

The two teams combined for 33 runs on 34 hits, with 20 runners left on base and a total of 12 errors.

Seven Randolph County players recorded two hits: Harris Jackson (HR, 3 runs), Blake Marsh (triple), Easton Morgan (3 runs), Braxton Davis, Bryson Hogan, Colby Hammer and Alex Martinez.

Caleb Walker had 3 rbi and hit his first home run of the season.

Bryson Hamlet got the start and pitched four and two-thirds innings before giving way to Tanner Marsh, who got the win, and then Dawson Davis. Easton Morgan finished the game to earn his fifth save of the year.

July 19, 2020 – Sunday Results


Randolph County 13, Rowan County 3

Braxton Davis got the complete game win allowing five hits with no earned runs.

Tatum Marsh had four hits (4 rbi) for Randolph County. Harris Jackson had three hits (4 rbi, HR), Blake Marsh had two hits (3 rbi, HR), Parker LaPlant had two hits (rbi) and Easton Morgan had two hits (3 runs).

Randolph County 9, Rowan County 7

Dawson Davis earned the win in relief and Easton Morgan got his fourth save of the summer in the nightcap.

Offensively, Parker LaPlant 3 hits with 3 rbi and Levi Kinney drove in 2 runs.

July 18, 2020 - Saturday Results


Lexington-Davidson 11, Randolph County 3

Lexington-Davidson scored five runs in the fifth inning to pull away before adding three more in the sixth inning.

Harris Jackson had two of Randolph County's five hits including a double. Parker LaPlant (double), Easton Morgan and Colby Hammer also had hits.

July 17, 2020 – Friday Results


Randolph County at Kannapolis - POSTPONED (RAIN)

July 15, 2020 – Wednesday Results


High Point-Thomasville 6, Randolph County 3

Starting pitcher Caleb Walker left the mound in the second inning due to injury and was followed by five different Randolph pitchers with Blake Marsh suffering the loss.

Parker LaPlant and Bryson Hogan had 2 hits each.

July 15, 2020 – HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced today that fall sports in public schools will be delayed until at least September 1, 2020.

Also, Phase One of the NCHSAA summer conditioning and workout period will continue until further notice; and when school resumes, the first five days for students will be designated as a “dead period” for athletics.

Those decisions were made this morning by the NCHSAA Board of Directors following yesterday's announcement by Governor Cooper that the state would remain in Phase Two of state-wide reopening until at least August 7.

The five day “dead period” was established to allow staff and students time to focus on the start of school which will be unlike any school year before.

NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker noted that the starting date of September 1 could be pushed back further depending on circumstances. “Please understand this delayed start date is not "in cement" and can be delayed even further if we do not have improved data from DHHS, or some other reason exists for delaying further into September or beyond.”

She stated that once local education authorities (LEA) have had time to establish their plans for the fall, “the NCHSAA Staff will survey the membership to determine how sports should and/or can fit into the various models that will exist across the state.”

“We acknowledge that playing certain sports are more problematic at any time without a vaccine; however, we remain in consultation with our Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) members, and they believe we can and should offer a sports program, with all necessary modifications, delays, etc.”

July 15, 2020 – Wednesday Schedule


7:00 High Point-Thomasville at Randolph County

July 14, 2020 – Tuesday Results


Randolph County 18, Kannapolis 8

Randolph County plated eight runs in the fourth inning and led 12-0 before Kannapolis stormed back with seven runs in the sixth. Randolph added six runs in the eighth to end the game early.

Bryson Hamlet started and got the win with five and a third innings of work. Tanner Marsh finished the game on the mound.

Harris Jackson, Parker LaPlant and Blake Marsh had three hits each. Jackson and Bryson Hogan each drove in three runs.

July 14, 2020 – HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that public schools in North Carolina will reopen this fall with a mixture of in-person and remote learning for students.

Generally, Plan B will be in effect across the state. Plan B calls for some students to be in class each day and other students to learn from home. Details, such as the percentage of students allowed in school at one time and how often students rotate from in-person to remote learning, will vary from school district to school district.

Plan C, which calls for all remote learning with no students in the classroom, is an available option for school systems which think that would work best for them.

Following the Governor's afternoon press conference, NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker issued a statement that the state association now has more information and can move forward with decisions regarding high school athletics across the state: “The NCHSAA staff will work with the Board of Directors, Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and other stakeholder groups to solidify the details of the best plan for the safety of our student-athletes, coaches, administrators and the communities the Association represents."

Last week, Tucker said that if Plan B was used by the state then she expects high school sports to be played although there are likely to be modifications made for athletes and spectators and there may be delays in starting as well postponements during the fall season to deal with.

Among the next steps will be for school districts to determine the details of how each should open and what activities will be allowed. Then administrators and athletic directors will have to co-ordinate with potential opponents (e.g. conference members in different school districts) and determine if each systems plans are compatible.

July 14, 2020 – ATHLETIC AWARDS

The annual Warrior Award was recently presented to Abbey Parrish and Nick Halo. The award recognizes the top athletes at Wheatmore High School.

Athletic Combine and Camp organizer VTO Sports recently held an Elite 100 football event involving athletes from the Carolinas and Virginia. Asheboro High School's Logan Richardson was recognized as one of the top receivers participating.

July 12, 2020 – Sunday Results


Randolph County 7, Mocksville-Davie 4

Parker LaPlant earned the win in relief of starter Harris Jackson. Easton Morgan got the save.

Colby Hammer went 3 for 3 at the plate while Jackson (3 rbi), Bryson Hogan (2 rbi) and Spencer Lanier had two hits each.

Mocksville-Davie 7, Randolph County 6

Parker LaPlant had two hits. Blake Marsh, Easton Morgan and Levi Kinney produced rbi.

Cam Fordham and Dawson Davis pitched three innings each. Fordham started and took the loss.

July 11, 2020 – Saturday Results


Randolph County 12, Wayne County 7

A seven run third inning propelled Randolph County offensively as Braxton Davis got the win on the mound.

Bryson Hamlet hit a 2-run home run while Spencer Lanier (2 for 3, 2 rbi), Harris Jackson (2 for 4, 2 rbi) and Caleb Walker (2 for 4, rbi) had multiple hits.

Randolph County 5, Wayne County 2

Travis Boone allowed the two runs on five hits with a walk and four strike outs in the win. Easton Morgan earned a save.

Harris Jackson hit a 2-run home run and Cameron Fordam also drove in 2 runs with a hit.

July 8, 2020 – Wednesday Results


Stanly County 6, Randolph County 4

Parker LaPlant had two of the team's four hits as Randolph County dropped game one of the doubleheader to Stanly County. Harris Jackson and Blake Marsh recorded the other hits.

Randolph County 9, Stanly County 2

Six runs in the fifth inning broke open a close game as Randolph got the split with Stanly at McCrary Park.

Caleb Walker got the win allowing 2 runs on 4 hits with 2 strikeouts and 1 walk.

Tanner Marsh was 3 for 4 at the plate with 2 rbi and Randolph County got two hits from Harris Jackson.

July 7, 2020 – Tuesday Schedule


Stanly County at Randolph County - POSTPONED (5 PM WEDNESDAY)

July 5, 2020 – Sunday Results


Randolph County 2, Mocksville 0

Mocksville 10, Randolph County 6

July 4, 2020 – Saturday Results


Rowan County 2, Randolph County 1

Bryson Hogan singled to lead off the fifth inning and scored Randolph's run on a throwing error following a Tatum Marsh bunt.

Harris Jackson was 2 for 3 at the plate. Blake Marsh and Parker LaPlant both recorded doubles.

Rowan County 8, Randolph County 7

Spencer Lanier drove in Harris Jackson for a 1-0 Randolph lead in the first inning which lasted until Rowan scored five in the fourth.

Trailing 7-1 in the sixth, Randolph scored six runs to tie the game, highlighted by Braxton Davis's base-clearing double.

After Rowan scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth, a potential tying run was left stranded at second base.

Lanier, Davis and Blake Marsh had two hits each.

July 2, 2020 – Thursday Results


Garner 11, Randolph County 5

Mason Little scored twice, Parker LaPlant had three hits, Braxton Davis (rbi) had two hits and Bryson Hamlet (3 rbi) hit a home run for Randolph County.

Harris Jackson (LP), Cameron Fordham, Tatum Marsh, Tanner Marsh and Travis Boone all saw action on the mound.

July 1, 2020 – Wednesday Results


Randolph County 8, High Point-Thomasville 3

Blake Marsh (2 hits, rbi) and Braxton Davis (2 hits, HR, 3 rbi) led the Randolph County offense which took advantage of five High Point errors in the game.

Bryson Hamlet pitched four and two-thirds innings before giving way to Dawson Davis who got the win in relief.

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