Archive - May 2, 2013 - Sports Article
The Fred T. Foard softball team advanced to the Northwestern 3A/4A tournament final with a 3-1 victory against Watauga on Thursday.
The Lady Tigers (20-3) meet Alexander Central (24-1) today at 6 p.m. in the Northwestern 3A/4A championship game at ACHS.
With a 3-0 victory against West Caldwell on Thursday, the Newton-Conover girls soccer team made history.
The Lady Red Devils, who improved to 18-1-1 overall and 13-1 in CVAC play, claimed their first-ever conference title.
To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Here is an updated look at the baseball and softball tournament brackets for the Catawba Valley 2A and Northwestern 3A/4A:
First round (on Thursday)
No. 1 Bandys 10, No. 8 Newton-Conover 0 (five innings)
No. 4 West Caldwell 7, No. 5 Maiden 1
No. 2 Draughn 5, No. 7 South Iredell 4
No. 6 East Burke 13, No. 3 Bunker Hill 8
Newton-Conover's Brenda Gutierrez picked the perfect time to break through on the soccer field.
The sophomore, who entered Wednesday night's game against Maiden with one goal this season, scored the lone netter in the 69th minute in a 1-0 win for the Lady Red Devils.