Gaston Braves eliminate Hickory Post 48 from Area IV playoffs

Cody Dalton
Sports Editor

Hickory Post 48’s 2016 season is over.

The Gaston Braves completed a 3-2 comeback in its best-of-five semifinal series against Post 48 with a 15-2 victory against Hickory on Wednesday at Henkel-Alley Field.

Hickory ends its 2016 campaign with an 18-10 overall record and second-straight appearance in the Area IV semifinals.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.