The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Local Sports

May 31, 2013

State Finals Update for South baseball, West Softball

Bulls shut out Midway 3-0; West Stanly tops South Granville 8-5.

Friday, May 31, 2013 — The state finals best-of-three series for South Stanly baseball and West Stanly softball kicked off Friday night.

At NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, the Rebel Bulls got a masterful performance from starting pitcher Russ Weiker in a 3-0 shutout win over Midway.

Weiker went the distance on the mound, striking out eight batters while pitching a one-hit complete-game shutout for South (29-5).

West Stanly took a 1-0 lead in their best of three 2A state softball series with an 8-5 win at Walnut Creek Softball Complex in Raleigh over South Granville.

Brennan Broadaway led the Colts going 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

For more on these games, see the June 2 print edition.

Coverage of Saturday's games will appear at along with live tweets from Greensboro and reports from Raleigh.

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