Thursday

American Legion Baseball

Area IV Playoffs

Cherryville  6, Cleveland County 0  (C-ville  wins series 3-0)

Dalton Pence and Chris Moxley combined to pitch a one-hit shutout and Post 100 defeated Cleveland County Post 155/82 by a score of 6-0 to complete a 3-game sweep.  Cherryville will next take on the winner of the Gastonia-Caldwell County series that’s scheduled to begin on Sunday or Monday.   

Other scores

Gastonia 13, Caldwell County 5  (Gastonia leads series 2-1)

Hickory at Union County (ppd., rain) (Union leads series 2-0)  

Pineville 2, Rutherford County 1 (Suspended in second inning, to complete today at 1 p.m.)   (Series tied 1-1)

Mint Hill 11, Maiden 1 (5 inn.)    (Mint Hill leads series 2-1)

Burke County 8, Lincoln County 0  (Burke leads series 2-1)  

Asheville 9, Huntersville 7  (Asheville wins series 3-0) 

Gaston Braves 8, Henderson County 7  (Henderson leads 

series 2-1) 

Wednesday

American Legion Baseball

Area IV Playoffs

Cherryville 17, Cleveland County 4  (5 inn.)

Post 100 took a commanding two games to none lead in the best-of-5 series with their second straight five-inning victory.  Cherryville outscored Cleveland County 29-4 in the first two games of the series.    

Other scores

Caldwell County 3, Gastonia 1

Union County 4, Hickory 1

Rutherford County 11, Pineville 1  (6 inn.)

Mint Hill 15, Maiden 1  (5 inn.)

Lincoln County 7, Burke County 0  

Asheville 6, Huntersville 5

Henderson County 9, Gaston Braves 2

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