The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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March 3, 2014

West Stanly softball opens season with wins

Colts win at Weddington, at home over South Stanly

Sunday, March 2, 2014 — The West Stanly softball team opened the defense of their 2A state championship this week with non-conference games against Weddington and South Stanly.

West’s tough non-conference schedule continues this week when the Colts travel to Porter Ridge on Tuesday and Central Cabarrus on Thursday. West Stanly returns home on Friday for a non-conference game against Piedmont.

Wednesday’s Game

West Stanly 5, Weddington 4

The Colts’ opened the season with a road win over a 3A Weddington squad that went 16-7 last season.

Brennan Broadway picked up the win for West Stanly and allowed five hits in her first start of the season.

WS    202    100    0    5    10    3

W    001    000    3    4    5    1

WP – Brennan Broadaway (1-0).

Hitters: WS – Maddie Brown 1-4; Walker Barbee 3-4; Brennan Broadaway 2-4; Samantha Lowder 1-4; Reagan Thomas 1-2; Shelby Green 1-4; McKenzie Barbee 1-3. W – Green 1-4; Borreul 2-3; Newsome 1-4; McNeal 1-2.

Friday’s Game

West Stanly 8, South Stanly 3

On Friday, the Colts hosted South Stanly in the home opener of the season for West Stanly.

Brennan Broadaway came on in relief and pitched the final four innings of the game to earn her second win of the season on the mound.

Friday’s game at West Stanly was the season opener for South Stanly (0-1).

SS    010    020    0    3    4    5

WS    202    004    x    8    6    2

WP – Brennan Broadaway (2-0).

LP – Courtney Smith.

Hitters:  SS – Kayla Smith 1-3; Victoria Lisk 2-3; Mackenzie Lee 1-3. WS – Walker Barbee 1-4; McKenzie Barbee 1-3; Shelby Green 1-2, HR, 3 RBI; Callie Cline 2-4, RBI; Kelsey Pardini 1-2, RBI; Brennan Broadaway RBI.

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