Hickory wins Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic title again

Michael Christopher
Sports Editor

The Hickory High School baseball team defeated top-seeded Alexander Central 9-3 on Wednesday at Henkel-Alley Field defending last year's Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic title.

Bunker Hill beat West Lincoln 4-2 to take third place in the tournament.

Newton-Conover’s Bailey Sims, St. Stephens’ Logan Pope, Fred T. Foard’s Dalton Lutz, Hibriten’s Trevin Williams, West Lincoln’s Lincoln’s Logan Carpenter and Bunker Hill’s Thaxton Isenhour each were named to the all-tournament team. Jeremy Hubbard along with Josh Jacobs were honored for the Cougars. Jackson Palmer and Bryce Stober also made the all-tournament team.

Pierson Hanvey won the 2018 Ed Boone MVP award. It was his second straight tournament MVP honor.

You can read more about the recap from Wednesday's game in Friday's O-N-E. Remember to follow Sports Editor Michael Christopher on Twitter @O_N_Esports