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Maybin sets runs record in Rams' playoff victory
SKYLAND — By now, this is becoming a familiar refrain with the Roberson baseball team.
-Citizen Times

Owen rallies to top Forbush in extra innings
BLACK MOUNTAIN — Owen High School scored three runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to rally for a 12-11 victory over Forbush in a N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A playoff game Tuesday night at Owen.
-Citizen Times

Grand slam in seventh not enough for Vikings
CREEDMOOR -- South Granville came up short in a two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh and fell in an upset, 10-7 to Manteo in the first round of the state 2-A baseball playoffs Tuesday night.
-The Herald Sun

Cook, Watts power Burns past East Gaston
LAWNDALE — Burns High's home field is well known for his hitter-friendly dimensions, and during Burns and East Gaston's first round 3A playoff encounter Tuesday night, it more than lived up to its reputation.
-The Shelby Star

West Stanly pulls away from Shelby for 5-1 victory
The ball-strike count on the hitter, how deep the third baseman may be playing or how the outfielders are aligned for a particular batter can become weighty matters.
-The Shelby Star

Ashley edges Richmond County 2-1
Ashley senior Ryan Hamme used his right arm to shut down Richmond County's hitters over the final three innings Tuesday night. Before that, he used his two feet to make the game's pivotal play.
-The Star News

Green Hope advances in baseball playoffs
MORRISVILLE -- Tri-Seven 4-A Conference baseball champion Green Hope hit the ball early and often Tuesday night in a 15-9 win over Athens Drive in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4-A playoffs.
-The News&Observer

Providence pounds Reynolds in 1st round of 4A playoffs
In a sport dripping with personal statistics, the Providence baseball team downplays individualism.
-The charlotte Observer

'Cats advance to second round
RICHLANDS - Bryan Bialecki tossed a four-hitter and helped his cause at the plate to help Richlands defeat South Robeson, 3-1, in the first round of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs Tuesday at Willard Whitfield Complex.
-The Jacksonville Dialy

Independence tops North Forsyth 5-1
Robby Bray pitched seven strong innings as Charlotte Independence defeated North Forsyth 5-1 in the first round of the NCHSAA 4-A tournament last night.
-The winston-Salem Journal

Ackley, South Stokes wallop South Stanly
South Stokes 9, South Stanly 3: South Stokes took a step toward a fourth straight Class 1-A title by beating South Stanly in the first round of the playoffs last night in Walnut Cove.
-The winston-Salem Journal

Trojan mistakes help Scots
LAURINBURG - William Sunderland hit a home run and drove in three runs Tuesday night as Scotland shut out Pine Forest 6-0 in the first round of the state 4-A playoffs.
-The Fayetteville Online

Sun Valley ends Wonders' season, 3-0
KANNAPOLIS - As the huddle broke, Empsy Thompson hung around for some pictures with his seniors.
-The Concord Independent

Trojans hold on, top Ragsdale to advance
KANNAPOLIS - The second time Nick Daniels and Blake Ketner tried to connect for a play Tuesday night, it worked out a lot better than the first.
-The Concord Independent

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