HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: N-C’s Loftin, East Lincoln’s Baker shine in South Fork 2A

Published Friday, May 21st, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Conference champion East Lincoln High leads the All-South Fork 2A softball team and has the league’s top defensive player and head coach. Head coaches in the league voted five Mustangs as all-conference, led by senior Payton Baker as the Defensive Player of the Year. East Lincoln (16-2) also has the Coach of the Year, Mike Freeman. …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Northwestern 3A-4A tabs trio as Player of the Year

Published Friday, May 21st, 2021

Hickory head coach wins award after Red Tornadoes finish in sixth place   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com After producing a West 4A finalist and a state 3A runner-up, the Northwestern 3A-4A’s softball head coaches had a tough time picking the league’s top player. They voted to give the award to three players from three schools: senior Regan Weisner of league …

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Southern Alamance downs Cougars twice on Saturday, wins 3A title

Published Sunday, May 16th, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE (Best-of-3 series) 1A SOUTH STANLY (15-2, West No. 1) vs. CAMDEN COUNTY (13-0, East No. 5) (at Davie County High) Game 1, Friday: S. Stanly 11, Camden County 5 BOX: 2021 NCHSAA 1A Softball State Championship Series Game 1 – South Stanly 11 – Camden County 5 Game 2, Saturday: Camden County 7, S. …

SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Cougars’ best-of-3 3A series at North Davidson

Published Thursday, May 13th, 2021

Alex Central, chasing 11th state title, faces Southern Alamance on Friday at 5 p.m.   By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Alexander Central High’s pursuit of another state girls’ softball championships begins on Friday with an afternoon game at North Davidson High in Welcome. The Cougars, 15-3 and the West No. 3 seed, faces East No. 4 Southern Alamance (15-3) at 5 …