South Stanly softball advances to third round with home win

Published 4:50 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

The top-seeded Bulls took care of business at home Thursday night to advance to the third round of the playoffs with the win over the No. 17 seeded Draughn Wildcats 6-1.

Ali Glover earned the win for South (24-3), allowing one earned with one walk and 10 strikeouts.

Mary Hinson led the Bulls’ offense, going 3-for-3, while Alexis Harwood, Jacklyn Almond and Kinsley Tyson each had two hits. Mattie Poulos was 2-for-4 including a home run, her 15th of the season.

South will host either No. 8 Cherryville (16-8) or No. 24 North Stokes (7-14) Tuesday night.

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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