The Valley All-stars suffered their first loss 5-7 of the State Tournament to force an if game in the double elimination tournament.
Cassidy Dickens went the distance on the mound for the Valley team pitching a complete game allowing 11 hits with three strikeouts and one walk.
At the plate for the Valley girls, Kylie Wade had two double and one RBI, Gracie Mason had a double and a single, Susanna Odom had two singles and two RBI's, Meaghan Beam had two singles and one RBI. Rylie Wade and Grace Carroll had a single each.
In the if Championship game the Roanoke Valley All-stars earned the title of 2018 Tar Heel League State Champions.
RVGSL All Stars 15U Claims Lead in Seventh Inning to Defeat Shelby 15U All Stars
RVGSL All Stars 15U snatched the lead late in the game in a 14-11 victory over Shelby 15U All Stars on Sunday. The game was tied at 11 with RVGSL All Stars 15U batting in the top of the seventh when Meaghan Beam doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.
After RVGSL All Stars 15U scored one run in the top of the second, Shelby 15U All Stars answered with one of their own. RVGSL All Stars 15U scored when Rylie Wade singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Shelby 15U All Stars then answered when Lia Farr singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
RVGSL All Stars 15U racked up 16 hits in the game. Mason, Wade, Makayla Pair, and Beam all managed multiple hits for RVGSL All Stars 15U. Mason went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead RVGSL All Stars 15U in hits. RVGSL All Stars 15U didn't commit a single error in the field. Kylie Wade had the most chances in the field with seven. RVGSL All Stars 15U stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Pair led the way with two.
Shelby 15U All Stars racked up 20 hits. Maria Pendleton, Hannah Dover, Farr, Abby Wilman, Sayge Strange, Taylor Black, and Alexis Shope all managed multiple hits for Shelby 15U All Stars. Pendleton led Shelby 15U All Stars with four hits in four at bats. Dover led Shelby 15U All Stars with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with six stolen bases.