It took nine innings and a gutty effort from a veteran playoff squad to do it, but Corinth Holders’ remarkable run through the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A softball playoffs ended Saturday night.
They say when it rains it pours, but a deluge of Northwood hits wasn’t enough to submerge the spirits of the Corinth Holders Pirates in the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A softball playoffs on Friday.
Corinth Holders played right with the favored Trojans (24-4) for five innings, went ahead in the sixth, only to see that lead slip away in the bottom half of the inning. Then, down to its last out, Alec Seaton, the ninth batter in the Pirate order, doubled to force extra innings.
Development is coming. That’s the mantra in eastern Wake county, which has already seen years of a growing population in its towns as many first-time homebuyers are priced out of the market to the west.
Towns and counties across North Carolina find themselves treading in very unfamiliar waters these days as they deal with requests to locate solar farms in their communities. The operations routinely draw opposition from neighbors who worry about a raft of potential problems from exposure to electrical currents to unattractive sightlines to the devaluation of neighboring properties.
I’ve told many people over the years that newspapers are recorders of history in the making. What happens in Zebulon, Wendell or Knightdale this week may be big news today, but it will be history in 2066.
Second-seeded South Granville, the defending state champion, flashed its postseason experience and savvy while eliminating the No. 10 seed Wildcats by an 11-3 margin in a game that was played at a neutral-site field at Northern Durham High School
A week-long spell of rainy weather coupled with the near certainty of more rain to come has forced East Wake Relay for Life leaders to postpone their annual Relay event, which was set for Friday, May 20, at Five County Stadium.
The Pirates used a bases-loaded double from Logan Whitley to spring ahead in the sixth and got pitcher Tyler Brown’s second complete-game shutout of the postseason to pilot a 3-1 win at Northern Guilford Wednesday night.
After finally tying the score midway through the second half and causing more than a few anxious moments for Fike defenders not long after, Corinth Holders had the look of a team poised to move on and continue its quest for a N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A girls soccer title.