The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

March 19, 2013

2013 Stanly County Baseball Clash

South Stanly shuts out West Stanly for win, tops Comets; North Stanly, West Stanly win over Albemarle

By Charles Curcio, Sports Editor
SNAP

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 — Don Montgomery Park in Albemarle was the site of the 2013 Stanly County Clash where the varsity baseball teams of Albemarle, North Stanly, South Stanly and West Stanly played two non-conference games.

South Stanly posted the best record at the clash with wins over West and North, while both the Colts and the Comets earned victories over the Bulldogs to go 1-1 on the day.

Saturday’s Games

West Stanly 4

Albemarle 2


In the opening game of the event, West Stanly got all the runs they would need in the third inning and rallied from an early one-run deficit to take a 4-2 win.

South Stanly 7

West Stanly 0


The Bulls opened up the second game of the County Clash in strong fashion with a three-run inning enroute to a 7-0 shutout win over the Colts.

South Stanly 6

North Stanly 5


The third game of the County Clash saw the undefeated streak of South Stanly receive a serious threat in North Stanly.

The Comets jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning, but the Bulls rallied and improved to 7-0 this season with a 6-5 win.

North Stanly 11

Albemarle 1


The final game of the County Clash renewed the long-standing baseball rivalry between North Stanly and Albemarle, a game which next season will be a conference game for both teams as the Comets join the Yadkin Valley Conference.

 

For box scores and more info on the games, see Tuesday's print edition.