Trailing by a run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Newton-Conover (3-11) scored seven runs, including two off the bat of shortstop Spencer Travis, to pull off a comeback win against Fred T. Foard in consolation action in the Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic.
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No. 8 Newton-Conover 15, No. 7 Fred T. Foard 9
No. 4 Bunker Hill 12, No. 5 St. Stephens 1 (six innings)
No. 2 Hickory 10, No. 6 West Caldwell 0 (five innings)
No. 5 Maiden 5, No. 1 South Iredell 4 (eight innings)
Wednesday's games (at American Legion Fairgrounds)
Third-place game: No. 6 West Caldwell (6-9) vs. No. 1 South Iredell (9-4), 4:30 p.m.
Championship game: No. 5 Maiden (9-7) vs. No. 2 Hickory (11-5), 7:30 p.m.