Ayden- Grifton defeated Pamlico County 9-4 thanks to a strong start. Ayden-Grifton scored on a single by Boo Hardee in the first inning, a error in the second inning, and a stolen base by Kiley Guthrie in the second inning.
Pamlico County even things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. K. Spencer grounded out, scoring one run.
Ayden-Grifton pulled away scoring four runs in the second inning. In the second an error scored one run for Ayden-Grifton and Ayden-Grifton scored on a stolen base during Taylor Bowen’s at bat. Then Bowen singled, driving in two.
After Ayden-Grifton scored one run in the top of the third, Pamlico County answered with one of their own. Ayden-Grifton scored on a sacrifice bunt by Nora Fields.
Kim Gurkins earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound. She surrendered four runs on four hits over four innings, striking out 6 and walking one. Ashley Loftin threw three innings in relief, earning the save.
Ayden-Grifton tallied eight hits in the game. Bowen and Hardee each collected multiple hits. Bowen led with three hits in four at bats. Hardee led on the base paths with three stolen bases.