North softball opens with win over East Rowan

Published 3:39 pm Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The North Stanly softball team opened the 2019 season on Feb. 28 with a 5-2 home win over East Rowan in a non-conference matchup.

North scored single runs in the first, second and fourth innings, along with two runs in the third, and led 5-0 before East added two runs in the top of the sixth.

Merris Talbert led the offense for the Comets, going 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI. Mimi Selke and Callie Parker each had two hits, including a double each, and drove in an RBI. Payton Landis was 1-for-2 for North with an RBI.


About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored four times by the North Carolina Press Association.

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