Little League softball update: Rowan 10U wins state; 8U reaches title game

Published 11:45 pm Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Staff report

DURHAM — Rowan Little League softball won the 10U state championship on Monday with a 7-2 victory against Pitt County.

There’s no World Series for 10U, but the undefeated team will get to keep playing in the Tournament of State Champions, a regional event that will be held in Clarksville, Tenn.

Players are Kirsten Johnson, Jaklyn Cottone, Abby Miller, Harper Deal, Jaylee Nixon, Kallie Clawson, Jenna Smith, Zoey Correll, Stella Drew Smith, Nelson Leonard, Peyton Mulkey, Graci Cooper. The manager is Brett Mulkey. Assistant coaches are Greg Deal and Jacqueline Mulkey


The Rowan Little League 8U team stayed on a roll on Monday and clobbered Lake Norman 12-3.

After losing its first game in pool play, Rowan has won four straight to reach the championship game.


The Rowan Little league softball 12U team is headed for its sixth World Series in eight years after winning the state championship in Winterville.

World Series play starts on Aug.6.