Alexander Central 7…8 innings
Alexander Central continued to battle defensive woes in a loss to Hickory on Friday in Catawba County. The Cougars led 5-2 going to the home-half of the 5th inning before Hickory rallied for a run in the 5th and 4 in the 6th. AC scored in the 7th to force extra innings. The Red Tornadoes would win with a run in the 8th inning.
Caleb Williams took the loss in relief allowing 5 runs, none of which were earned as the Cougars committed 5 errors in the game leading to 6 unearned runs. JD Little allowed 3 runs (1 unearned) in 4.2 innings.
JD Little and 3b Coleman Chambers led the Cougars with a pair of hits each. Henry Stewart and Isaiah McDowell both knocked in a pair of runs for Hickory..
The loss drops AC to 1-3. Hickory improves to 2-2.
Hickory 8 runs 9 hits 4 errors
ACHS.. 7 runs 10 hits 5 errors
Winning Pitcher Mathew Lefevers
Losing Pitcher Caleb Williams