One of the biggest problems for the Post 423 Senior Legion baseball team all summer has been finding reliable pitching, as Rutherford County's pitching staff has been unable to take advantage of the solid hitting it has received most of the season.
The Forest City Owls put together their first winning streak of the season earlier this week, and were 2-2 on the week entering Saturday night's home game against the Gastonia Grizzlies.
Six weeks ago, it looked as though Virginia might not even qualify for its conference tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament.
The Post 423 Senior Legion baseball team picked up a huge win over Burke County on Tuesday, but suffered a big defeat on Wednesday night, losing to Kings Mountain by a 12-11 final at McNair Field.
It took a while to shake off the rust from a 10-day layoff, but the Post 423 baseball team used a six-run fourth inning and some clutch pitching to hold off Burke County, 13-11, at McNair Field Tuesday.