Little League Softball: Rowan wins opener

Published 12:54 am Saturday, July 22, 2017

Staff report

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