Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Butler's win streak snapped at 61

Alexander Central beat host Butler, the three-time reigning N.C. 4A softball champion, 3-0 on Wednesday.

Butler (2-1) was limited to one hit, a double by Courtney Moore, by pitcher Chelsea Wilkinson (2-0). The Bulldogs hadn't lost in nearly three seasons.

Wilkinson, a freshman, struck out 13. Alexander Central (3-0) had four hits, and scored single runs in the third, fifth and seventh innings.

- Cliff Mehrtens