The Avery High baseball and softball teams had three all-conference selections in the Western Highlands 1A-2A Conference. Laura Cole and Shannon Smith of the Vikings were named to teh WHC all-conference team in softball; Ty Polsgrove was named all-conference in baseball.
The Hickory Crawdads hit into four double plays Friday night in a 7-6 loss against the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field. The Crawdads (26-27) left seven runners on base and they were 1-8 with runners in scoring position. Hickory also left the tying run on base in the sixth and seventh innings. Trailing 7-5 in the top of the ninth,
The Hickory Crawdads pulled out a 4-2 win Thursday night against the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field. The teams combined for 22 hits (the Drives had 13 hits; the Crawdads had nine), but the Crawdads (26-26) prevailed in the end thanks to a stingy defensive effort and a solid pitching performance.