Alexander Central 8
Bunker Hill 0
Cougars roll over the Bears in the first round of the Catawba valley Easter Baseball Classic. Maddux Kerley and Jem Lowrance combine on a three hit shut out. Easton Rhoney and Kade Smith have 2 rbi each as the Cougars advance to the winners bracket. AC will face the number 1 seed Fred T Foard tonight in the semifinals.
Today’s action at Henkel-Alley Field in Newton:
No. 8 Newton-Conover vs. No. 1 W. Lincoln, 11 a.m.
No. 5 Bunker Hill vs. No. 2 Hibriten, 1:30 p.m..
No. 6 Hickory vs. No. 7 St. Stephens, semifinal, 4 p.m.
No. 4 Alexander Central vs. No. 1 Fred T. Foard, semifinal, 6:30 p.m.