Alexander Central 4
Faith Carrigan led the Lady Cougar Softball Team to a semifinal win in the Northwestern Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon in Marion.
Carrigan got the shutout win in the circle going 7 innings, allowing 7 hits and striking out 9. She also had 2 runs batted in. Peyton Payne went 3-3 and scored a run as Alexander Central advances to the conference tournament championship game to be played Friday in Marion. They will play the winner of the South Caldwell vrs St Stephens game. AC is now 18-5 on the season.