Little League Softball: Rowan wins opener
SALISBURY — Playing at home, Rowan Little League opened the Southeast Regional Senior League tournament with a 6-2 win against San Mateo, Fla.
This is the tournament for ages 13-16. The winner goes to the World Series in Delaware.
Rowan’s Hannah Roberts pitched a complete game and struck out six batters.
Ellen Yang and Roberts drove in two runs each. Roberts homered.
Ally Young had two of Rowan’s seven hits.
Ashley Connor pitched a complete game for Florida.
The Florida team had won earlier in the day, 10-5, against Columbus, Ga. Virginia beat Tennessee, 8-2, and won against West Virginia, 13-1.
Rowan will play again today at Salisbury Community Park at 4 p.m.
Team members are Roberts, Yang, Young, Lucia Barbon, Tate Barger, Lauren Coughenour, Kary Hales, Kali Morton, Megyn Spicer, Aubrey Tuell and Ellie Wilhelm.
Florida 101 000 0 — 2 5 2
Rowan 022 200 x — 6 7 0