Southwestern Randolph vs Swansboro Softball Playoffs Rd 1

The Southwestern Randolph Lady Cougars survived and will advance to round two of the state playoffs after defeating Swansboro 14-4 on Tuesday. The Cougars put on a hitting clinic as they racked up 18 hits. A home run by Heaven Maness in the fourth got things started for the Cougars and the rest was history. Maness finished 4-for-5 from the plate with 3 runs scored and 4 RBIs. Emily Johnson went 3-for-5 with 4 RBIs, while Chelsey Auman finished 2-for-4 with 4 runs scored and 1 RBI. Autumn Spring earned the pitching win after giving up 4 runs on 7 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 4 batters.