Youth Sports

Belmont Middle School Girls Win 2nd Regular Season title


Belmont wrapped up its second consecutive Gaston County Middle School softball title Monday with a 9-2 victory over Cramerton.The Wildcats (9-1) will host Grier (7-3) in a semifinal game at a date to be determined today.

The other semifinal will have Chavis (8-2) hosting Mount Holly (7-3), which was idle Monday.

*Belmont 9, Cramerton 2 — Emily Tucker struck out 11 in the win for Belmont.

*Chavis 14, Bessemer City 4 — Sara Grace Allen 3-for-4 and Maia Black went 2-for-2 for the Wolverines. Leah Sturgill picked up the win for Chavis.

*Southwest 11, Holbrook 9 — Diana Macon had three hits while Sarah Bridges and Cearra McDuffie had two hits each in the win for Southwest. Stephanie Coe was the winning pitcher.

*Grier 11, Stanley 1 — Heaven McLear went 2-for-4 and earned the win on the mound and Emily Long added a pair of hits for Grier.


reported by the Gaston Gazette

Belmont Middle School Softball Rocks !


Our contributing fans from the Belmont Middle School sports “department” have submitted a couple of photos of the current softball team.

The team is doing well, recently beating Grier MS, 6-3. The girls are 8-1 on the season and we think that the playoffs should be starting soon.

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(Emily Tucker)                                            (Jordan Wilson)

(Front Porch visitors submitted photos)

Local Youth Sports scores reported


Youth Football – Pop Warner – Pee Wee

Cramerton 34, Gaston War Huskies 0 — Zach Brown and Tyler Bray had two touchdowns each. Dan Johnson added a fifth touchdown. Cody Griffin, Caleb Gilley, Kamen Powell and Brandon Lee led the defense.

Union Road 33, Belmont 6 (Sept. 15) — Marquis Myers scored twice and T.J. Fair, Tre Brice and Grant Stafford all added a touchdown for Union Road. Johnny Beard and Logan Bradley led the defense.

Union Road 40, Belmont 6 (Sept. 15) — Myklti Armstrong scored four touchdowns and Josh Dawkins and Bishop Ford had a touchdown each. Scott Krawcyzk and Alec Inman led the defense.

Belmont 16, Mount Holly 0 — Andrew Jordan and Nick Muse scored touchdowns and had extra-point kicks in Belmont’s win. Muse, Jerme’ Leeper, Corey Stowe, David Ray, Thomas Brooks and Greyson Queen stood out on the Belmont’s (3-1) defense.

Mighty Mites South
Belmont 20, Mount Holly 7 — Ethan Broome, Scott Lee and Nick Farmer scored touchdowns in the win. Alex Nagle and Mario Douglas stood out for the Belmont (2-1) defense.

McAdenville Orange 32, Kings Mountain 0 — Isaac Hampton scored a pair of touchdowns while Jacquez Armstrong scored twice, including once on a fumble recovery and Chadian Rodriguez returned a kick for a score. Adrian Delph recorded an extra point, Chase Sturgis and Jason Odem led the offensive line and Dylan Green, Devion Moore and Christopher Craig led the defense.

Tiny Mites
Belmont, Mount Holly Black — Keaton Hale and Devon King had touchdown runs. Celeb Gibson, Chandler Evans, Sam Lowrance and Evan Tatham stood out in the game.

Middle school softball     

Belmont 20, Holbrook 0 — Jordan Wilson (4-for-4) and Ashley Mull (3-for-3) led the Wildcats offense, who had 12 hits. Emily Tucker got the win on the mound with 8 strikeouts for the 4-0 Wildcats.