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The St. Stephens baseball team dropped its second conference game of the season on the diamond in a six-inning 13-3 loss to the Pioneers.
Watauga (7-4, 4-2) scored seven runs on six hits in the second inning, which propelled them to the victory.
Max Linnville led the Pioneers with a 3-for-4 performance from athe palte, including a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Dylan Beiland led the Indians (8-3, 4-2) with a 2-for-2 performance from the plate, including two runs scored.
Fred T. Foard 13, Hickory 2 (five innings)
Addie Bolick drove in three RBIs on a pair of doubles to lead the Lady Tigers to the conference victory over the Lady Red Tornadoes.
Lady Tigers Ashley Oliver and Oliva Purvis also drove in two RBIs each on two doubles.
Foard's Lexi Shubert pitched four innings, striking out eight batters.
St. Stephens 5, Watauga 1
Pitcher Katie Baker tossed a two-hit game against the Lady Pioneers to lead the Lady Indians to the conference victory.
St. Stephens catcher Molli Huffman went 3-for-4 from the plate, including two singles and a triple, as she plated three RBIs in the game.
Darian Fisher also scored two runs and drove in a run on a 2-for-2 performance offensively.
Newton-Conover 7, South Iredell 2
Patrick Hensley (SI) def. Ryan Lampe 6-2, 7-5; John Tate (N-C) def. Marcus Guerrero 6-0, 6-0; Tyler Barrymore (N-C) def. Dexter Billingham 6-0, 6-1; Hunter Nestor (N-C) def. Rahi Patel 6-1, 6-2; Jesse Gill (N-C) def. Matt Pryor 6-0, 6-0; Travis Lawrence (SI) def. Dan Avis 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-2.
Lampe-Tate (N-C) def. Hensley-Billingham 10-3; Barrymore-Gill (N-C) def. Guerrero-Lawrence 10-2; Nestor-Shivam Desai (N-C) def. Patel-Pryor 10-2.
Chancie Altham-Brandon Wooten (SI) def. David Dominguez-Kevin Cline 8-5; Domingez-Cline (N-C) def. Jasen Patel-Adam Caslo 8-0.
Maiden 9, Bunker Hill 0
Jarrod Mitchell(M) def. Stefan GettysÂ 6-1, 4-6, (12-10); Zach Koch(M) def. Khris TrihemsavaÂ 6-2, 6-2; Stephen Lichtenwalner(M) def. Braxton Williams 6-3, 6-4; Yeng Yang(M) def. Garrett WilliamsÂ 6-0, 6-1; A. J. Key(M) def. Nick LeeÂ 6-1, 6-0; Hunter Ardrey(M) def. David ChangÂ 6-2, 6-2
Mitchell/Koch(M) def. Trihemsava/G. WilliamsÂ 8-2; Yang/Key(M) def. B. Williams/LeeÂ 8-5; Lichtenwalner/Ardrey(M) def. Chang/Sai VangÂ 8-3Â
Alexander Central 8, Fred T. Foard 1
Philip Fergeson (AC) def. Jacob Stinson 6-0, 6-0; Graham Rubner (AC) def. Jacob Bechtol Â 6-4, 6-2; Trevor Fry (AC) def. Russell Michaels 7-6(3), 6-4; John Patrick Wilson (AC) def. Alex Lowdermilk 6-3, 6-3; Spencer Paterson (AC) def. Samuel HefnerÂ 6-3, 6-4; Will Vannoy (AC) def. Jil Patel 6-3, 2-6, 10-4.
Fergeson-Fry(AC) def. Stinson-Lowdermilk 8-4; Wilson-Rubner (AC) def. Hefner-Michales 9-8(4); Bechtol-Patel (FTF) def. Matt Humminga-Shane Wimmer 8-2.
Luke Perrin (AC) def. Grant Logan 8-5; Roul Marita-Eric Hampel (FTF) def. Tate Munday-John Busch 8-5; Pierce Hayes-Bryce Carter (FTF) def. Landon Thomas-Dominik Lee 8-6.