Oh, that 2nd inning !! Richmond County scored 8 runs in the top of inning 2 Tuesday and held off Alexander Central in a 3rd Round State 4A Softball Playoff Game in Taylorsville. Richmond goes back to Rockingham with an 8-6 win.
ACHS jumped on top with 2 runs in the 1st but that lead went quickly away in the visitor’s half of the 2nd inning. Richmond County chased Lady Cougar starting pitcher Kendra Mayes in the inning and set a record for runs (8) scored against Alexander Central in a single frame since the start of fast pitch.
The Lady Cougars rallied with 4 runs in the 3rd to pull to within 8-6 but there would be no come from behind win for Coach Darrel Adkins’ team that finished the season with a record of 25-5. Caroline Maltba led the Alexander attack with 3 hits and 3 RBI.