State Playoffs: Panthers move on in baseball and softball
Ledford's baseball team began the NCHSAA state 3-A playoffs with a bang, taking out one of the No. 1 seeds in Terry Sanford, 5-3. No other details of the game have been made available.
In softball, the Lady Panthers advanced by beating Carson 5-3 in Wallburg. Megan Hayworth pitched a complete game allowing only two hits.
Destiny DeBerry went 3-for-4 with an RBI, Erin Crotts was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Brinley Irvin smacked a two-run homer.
Ledford (20-5) will face the Central Cabarrus/West Iredell winner.
Check back later for full game story from the softball game.