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March 17, 2013

Stanly County Softball Notebook

Gray Stone pushes win streak to five; South Stanly beats South Davidson; West Stanly loses

Sunday, March 24, 2013 — In a busy week of high school softball games for the varsity squads of Stanly County, Gray Stone built a winning streak, while West Stanly suffered two Rocky River Conference losses and North Stanly had two games postponed this week.

Tuesday’s Games

Piedmont 4

West Stanly 2


The Colts saw their four-game win streak stopped on Tuesday with a 4-2 road loss at Piedmont.

WS    020    000    0    2    8    1

P    010    102    x    4    7    1

WP – Cristy Pressley

LP – Savannah Blalock

Leading Hitters: WS – Maddie Brown 3-3; Cat Morgan 1-3; Kesley Pardini 1-3. P – Sarah Tucker 2-3; Cristy Pressley 2-3.

South Stanly 8

North Rowan 2


The Rebel Bulls got a big offensive punch in the third inning enroute to an 8-2 win Tuesday at North Rowan.

SS    005    300    0    8    9    0

NR    000    200    0    2    6    0

WP – Emily Hearne

Leading Hitters: SS – Kayla Smith 3-4, 2 R; Steely Russell 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI; Chelsey Culp 1-4, 2B, RBI.

Wednesday’s Games

Gray Stone 11

Mount Pleasant 4


After opening the season with three losses in a row, the Gray Stone Knights varsity softball team earned two conference wins last week over North Rowan (14-4) and South Davidson (3-2).

The Knights entered this week with three games in as many days, starting with a non-conference tilt Wednesday at Mount Pleasant.

A huge second-inning score led the Knights to their third straight win in an 11-4 victory over the Tigers.

GS    180    010    1    11    12    2

MP    002    020    0    4    6    5

WP – Sydney Freeman (5 IP, 2 ER, 6 hits, 0 BB, 6 K).

LP – Brandi Hudson (2 IP, 2 ER, 9 hits, 2 BB, 2 K).

Leading Hitters: GS – Allyson Barnett 3-5, RBI; Jordan Orick 2-5, 2B, 3 RBI; Rylee Furr 2-5, 2 2B, 3 RBI; Shelby Burris 2-3, RBI. MP – Glorie Hartsell 2-3, 3 RBI; Jessica Eudy 2-3, 2B, RBI; Whitley Miller 1-4, 2B.

North Moore 17

Albemarle 6


The Bulldogs fell to 0-4 in conference play with a loss to North Moore.

Thursday’s Games

Gray Stone 19

Albemarle 1


The Knights returned to Yadkin Valley Conference play in a big way with a 19-1 five-inning win over Albemarle at Rock Creek Park.

GS    (12)00    16    19    16    2

A      000    10    1    0    0

WP – Savannah Jordan (4 IP, 0 R, 0 hits, 1 BB, 4 K).

LP – Olivia Hudson.

Leading Hitters: GS – Jordan Orick 4-4, 2B, 7 RBI; Savannah Jordan 2-3, 2B, RBI; Shelby Burris 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Sydney Freeman 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Rebekah Robinson 2-3, 2 RBI.

Cuthbertson 11

West Stanly 0


West Stanly fell to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in the Rocky River Conference with an 11-0 five-inning loss at Cuthbertson on Thursday.

WS    000    00        0    2    6

C    202    7x        11    7    0

WP – Mattie Nuccio.

LP – Savannah Blalock.

Leading Hitters: WS – Brennan Broadway 1-3; Brittany Thorpe 1-2. C – Mattie Nuccio 2-3; Haylee Kobziak 2-3.

Friday’s Games

South Stanly 9

South Davidson 0


South Stanly improved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the YVC with a 9-0 home win over South Davidson.

SD    000    000    1    1    2    3

SS    050    211    x    9    10    2

WP – Emily Hearne (7 IP, 1 ER, 2 hits, 0 BB, 4 K).

LP – Danielle Hunt (4 IP, 5 ER, 6 hits, 3 BB, 4 K).

Leading Hitters: SD – Tiffany Ferrell 1-3 RBI; Taylor Hedrick 1-3. SS – Madison Hicks 3-3, 2B, 3B, 4 RBI; Katie Smith 2-4, 2B; Emily Hearne 2-4.

Gray Stone 4

North Moore 2


The Knights wrapped up their three games in three days run with a 4-2 home win Friday over North Moore.

NM    020    000    0    2    3    3

GS    012    010    x    4    10    0

WP – Sydney Freeman (7 IP, 2 ER, 3 hits, 0 BB, 6 K).

LP – Ashley Davis (3.2 IP, 2 ER, 8 hits, 0 BB, 1 K).

Leading Hitters: NM – Andrea Brower 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI; J. Sheffield 1-3; Amber Williams 1-3. GS – Katie Keply 3-4; Rylee Furr 2-3, RBI; Allyson Barnett 1-3, RBI.

Editor’s Note: Thanks to J.W. Houston of The Pilot for contributing to this article.

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