Prep Playoffs: East softball, Ledford baseball advance
East Davidson's softball team has advanced to the third round of the 2-A state playoffs, dropping North Surry 6-1 Saturday evening at East.
The Greyhounds scored first in the third inning to lead 1-0. In the fourth, East snatched the lead away with two runs that wound up being enough. The Lady Eagles got plenty of insurance an inning later, scoring four more times for the final margin.
Bayley Plummer went 2-for-3 for East, now 17-6 on the year. Up next is a third round game at West Stanly (21-5) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Ledford's baseball team continues its impressive run in the playoffs, this time knocking off Rockingham County 10-0 on the road Friday night.
Bubba White tossed six innings of two-hit baseball for the win. Tebo White had a solo home run and Chaz Shields tacked on a three-run shot. Jonathan Turner went 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two runs scored. Michael Horrell drove home two runs. White struck out four on the night.
Now 13-9, the Panthers travel to Mid-Piedmont Conference foe Southwestern Randolph Tuesday at 7.