Alexander Central 3
St Stephens 2
The #2 seed Alexander Central scored a run in the home half of the 7th inning Tuesday evening to advance in the Northwestern Conference Baseball Tournament. The first round game was played in Taylorsville.
Maddux Kerley got the win in relief for the Cougars. Kade Smith and Seth Sigmon both had rbi hits for the Blue and Gold who improve to 17-8 on the season.
The Cougars will play Hickory in the semifinals on Thursday in Granite Falls. Hickory beat Watauga 5-2 in a Tuesday game to advance.