DUNN — Weather continued to force postponements in the opening round of the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League playoffs.
Richmond Senior managed to close out a 9-0 victory over Triton in six innings Tuesday afternoon. The contest was started Monday evening but rain and lightning caused the game to be suspended with two outs in the bottom of the first.
James Buie pitched four innings to earn the win, while Jacob Sears hurled the final two. Ethan Baucom, Drew Butler and Taylor McLean each had two hits to lead the way for the Raiders.
Richmond will take on the winner of the Ashley-South Central game at 5 p.m. today. The Eagles lead the Falcons 1-0 in the fourth inning when the game was postponed. The contest will continue at 4 p.m. today.
South Central was slated to battle West Johnston in a preliminary playoff bracket, but league officials switched the pairings. West Johnston was scheduled to play Overhills Tuesday night at Fuquay-Varina.
Rockingham falls in opener
DAVIDSON — Both of Rockingham’s Pony League All-Star teams dropped its Pony Division South Region tournament openers Tuesday evening in Davidson.
CBC topped Rockingham’s 13-year-old All-Stars 10-0 to advance to face Henry County at 6 p.m. today. Rockingham falls into the loser’s bracket and will take on the loser from today’s matchup between Davidson and Western Branch at 8 p.m. Thursday.
The Rockingham 14-year-old All-Stars were edged by Davidson 5-2 in Tuesday’s nightcap. Rockingham will now battle the loser of the CBC-Henry County game in Thursday’s opening contest at 6 p.m.