South softball claims 2019 YVC tourney
Published 4:38 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The South Stanly softball team won the program’s second Yadkin Valley Conference tournament title in three seasons on Friday night with a 12-2 six-inning victory over the West Montgomery Warriors.
Sadie Lee earned the win on the mound for South (20-2) not allowing an earned run on seven hits with two strikeouts.
Mattie Hinson led the South offense going 3 for 5 with a double, a home run and five RBIs. Adison Campbell was 3 for 4 driving in three runs while Emma Campbell added three RBIs as well. The Bulls had 13 hits in the game.
The Bulls trailed 2-0 after two innings then scored 12 unanswered runs over the next four innings to claim the title.
South won the regular-season title recently keeping a 43-game win streak of conference games won in the regular season alive.
South will have a bye in the first round as the No. 4 seed in the upcoming 1A state playoffs. The Bulls will host either No. 13 Chatham Charter (11-6) or No. 20 Swain County (13-6) on Friday in the second round.
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