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Junior Legion: South Rowan loses in 10

Staff report

HIGH POINT — South Rowan’s Junior Legion baseball team lost to R-S Central 12-11 in 10 innings on Friday night in state tournament pool play.

Patrick Holden had three hits and three runs scored for South. Drew Huffman had a two-run double and three RBIs. Ty Hubbard had three hits and drove in two runs. Kane Kepley had two hits.

Haiden Leffew, a rising freshman at South, had a great relief effort and gave South a chance to come back. He struck out seven in 4 2/3 innings.

Down 4-1, South had a four-run third to take a 5-4 lead.

R-S Central scored seven runs in the fourth for an 11-5 lead, but South chipped away and tied the game at 11-all with a three-run seventh.

No one scored again until R-S Central got the winning run in the bottom of the 10th.


Stars Pool scores

West Craven 8, Ahoskie 5

R-S Central 12, South Rowan 11 (10 innings)


Stripes Pool scores

Wilmington 12, Cary Bulls 4

North Davidson/Oak Grove 11, Hi-Toms 1


Saturday’s games

West Carteret vs. R-S Central, 4 p.m. (Finch Field)

South Rowan vs. Ahoskie, 7 p.m. (Finch Field)

Cary Bulls vs. North Davidson/Oak Grove, 4 p.m. (Wesleyan Christian)

Wilmington vs. Hi-Toms, 7 p.m. (Wesleyan Christian)








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