Saturday, May 18, 2013 — In local playoff games on Friday, South Stanly hosted Albemarle in a third-round 1A baseball playoff matchup, while West Stanly hosted Piedmont in the 2A softball third-round and Gray Stone traveled to Chatham Central for a 1A third-round softball game.
South Stanly advanced to the fourth round of the playoffs with a 10-0 win over Albemarle in six innings. The Bulls play the winner of the game between East Surry (23-4) and South Stokes (17-9).
The Colts used a big first-inning rally to jump out to an early lead and go on to the 3-1 win over the Panthers. West Stanly travels to Cuthbertson (20-3) for a fourth-round game on Tuesday night.
Gray Stone's season came to an end with an 8-0 loss at Chatham Central.
For more information on these games with pictures, stats and more, see the May 19 print edition.