Friday, May 14, 2010

Hopewell, Porter Ridge win first round baseball playoffs

Hopewell played East Mecklenburg for the second straight year in the first round of the N.C. 4A baseball playoffs Thursday. For the second straight year, Hopewell sent East Meck home.

The Titans took a three-run lead after the first three innings and went onto win 5-3. Hopewell (17-8) will play either Indian Trail Sun Valley or Myers Park at home in the second round Tuesday.

Indian Trail Porter Ridge also started the playoffs one day early, beating Mooresville 5-3 at home. Porter Ridge will play West Meck or Mallard Creek in next week's second round.

Most teams begin the playoffs tonight at 7. You can follow live scores by clicking here.