Alexander Central 18
Ashe County 2…5 innings
The Lady Cougars trailed after 2 innings but roared back with 18 unanswered runs to win their conference opener in West Jefferson on Tuesday.
Ahse County scored twice off starter Kara Hinkle who retired only two batters in the first. Faith Carrigan entered to pitch 3.1 innings allowing only one hit.
Macy Law went 3-4 including a homer and drove in 5 runs, Peyton Price was 5-5 and had 3 rbi to lead ACHS. Anna Jordan was 4-4 and drove in a run, Kirstyn Herman homered and went 3-4. the Lady Cougars pounded out 22 hits in the game called after 5 innings.
Alexander Central is 10-0 and 1-0 in Northwestern Conference play. Ashe County is 0-6 and 0-1.
No JV game
Alexander Central 17
Ashe County 1
The Cougars scored 11 times in the the 2nd inning and added 5 in the 3rd en route to the beat-down over the home-standing Huskies. Four Ashe County errors led to 7 unearned runs for the visitors from Taylorsville.
Cade Miller went 4 innings to get the win allowing a hit and a run. He struck-out 9.
Jaret Hoppes had 4 rbi to lead the Cougars. Dusty Sigmon drove in 2 as did Konor Davis. AC had 11 hits.
Alexander Central is 1-0 in league play and 8-0 overall. Ashe County is 2-6 and 0-1.
Alexander Central 4
Ashe County 1
Alexander Central 6
BJ Vang (F) def. Samuel Law (AC) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
Bodie King (AC) def. Heny Beall (F) 6-0, 6-1
Will Teague (AC) def. Chase Whitaker (F) 6-2, 6-4
Carson Davis (AC) def. Dallas McCall (F) 6-1, 6-0
Teague Ballew (F) def. Travis McCammon (AC) 6-3, 6-1
Noah Hawkins (F) def. Eli Kerley (AC) 6-1, 6-2
King/Jose Casteneda (AC) def. Vang/Beal (F) 8-2
Law/Teague (AC) def. Whitaker/Ballew (F) 8-4
Davis/Kerley (AC) def. Bryan Gonzalez/Hawkins (F) 8-2