Alexander Central 3
North Iredell 2
Alexander Central’s Baseball team advanced to the 2nd round of the State 3A Playoffs Tuesday evening but it got shaky.
The Cougars looked to have the game safely in the win column leading 2-0 after the first and 3-0 heading to the 7th. Bryson Hammer had been nothing short of unhittable through six innings. He had allowed the visitors from Olin no hits. Hammer gave up a run without allowing a hit in the 7th and left after retiring one batter. Jeremy Simpson allowed a run and recorded an out before Dawson Elder entered to put out the fire.
Seth Sigmon went 2-3 and had two runs batted in, Jacob Bebber had the other rbi for the Cougars who improve to 21-7.
Next up, Round II on Friday. The Cougars will host Cuthbertson who picked up a 3-2 win over Southwestern Randloph on Tuesday.