The Mint Hill Mustangs beat North State tonight 6-2 in Greenville, NC to win the state championship in baseball. The 10-11 year old team lost in the previous game to North State to force the deciding championship game. To read the story, go to the Greenville Reflector. To see photos of the state championship games […]
The 16U Carolina Blues claimed the “gold” for the second time in three weeks, this past weekend, winning the champions trophy in the 16U NSA North Carolina State Games! The girls won five out of six games, outscoring their opponents 28-14, in total runs scored in the six games, including a closely fought defensive battle, beating the Coastal BigStix, 1-0, in the final championship contest. The girls battled back from a first game loss to win five in a row in bringing home the crown. […]
The Lady Blues, an 18U team softball travel team made up of area players, finished 10th out of 88 teams in the Georgia Fire Dynamites Tournament in Columbia last week. Butler’s Chelsea Ingersoll hit over .400 of the tournament playing catcher and third base. In the final day of competition the team played back to back games from 8:30 am to 10:30 pm. Ingersoll went 2-3 with a double and an RBI in the win of the evening over a team from Alexander Central area. Ingersoll’s dad, Mike, estimated there were 25 college scouts at the tournament.
Ingersoll got a bit of revenge when the Lady Blues beat the travel team from Alexander Central. Many of the players on that team play for the AC high school team that stopped Butler’s two-year win streak last season, and then knocked the Lady Bulldogs out of the state tournament. […]
Butler placed third in the final Wachovia Cup standings at 372.5 points. The Bulldogs had top spring finishes including third in women’s outdoor track and a tie for third in women’s soccer. The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Company, and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performances within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The Wachovia Cup program has concluded its 30th year. […]