Whiteville softball falls in 11th inning of decisive Game 3

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Whiteville's Ivy Hayes pitches in Game 2 of the 1A State Championship series on June 3, 2017. (Photo: Matt Born/StarNews)
Whiteville's Ivy Hayes pitches in Game 2 of the 1A State Championship series on June 3, 2017. (Photo: Matt Born/StarNews)

RALEIGH, NC (StarNews) — In excruciating fashion, Whiteville’s quest for a girls state championship will have to wait another year.

The Wolfpack softball team fell to North Stanly 4-2 in 11 innings Saturday in Game 3 of the NCHSAA 1A State Championship Series.

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With the score tied 1-1 in the top of the 11th, North Stanly senior Alexa Sells smoked a two-run homer to left. The Comets got an insurance run later in the inning, but Sells’ blast on the first pitch on her at-bat proved to be the difference.

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