Junior Legion: South Rowan loses in 10
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
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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