Friday, May 23, 2014 — Three Stanly County teams reached the fourth round of the state playoffs and played games on Friday night.
The West Stanly softball team wrapped up the 2014 season with a 4-1 road loss at Forbush in the 2A softball playoffs. The Colts went 22-6 overall, winning the Rocky River Conference regular-season and tournament championships.
In Thomasville on Friday night, the East Davidson Eagles earned a 4-0 win over West Stanly in the 2A state baseball playofs. West Stanly wraps up the season with a 20-6 record, including the Rocky River Conference tournament title, as Coach Chad Yow's Colts reached the fourth round of the state playoffs for the first time since 1992 and the quarterfinals for the first time since 2004.
Albemarle went on the road Friday night to take on the undefeated East Surry Cardinals and suffered a 4-1 loss. The Bulldogs wrap up the season with a 22-5 overall record, winning the Yadkin Valley Conference West regular-season and tournament titles.
For more pictures, stats and information on these games, see the May 27 print edition.