The North Carolina (Dunn) Ponytails (12-and-under) and N.C. (Dunn) Angels (10-and-under) each won postponed games that started late Monday night in the Dixie Youth Softball World Series in Alexandria, La.
The Ponytails topped Mississippi, 11-2, an the Angels were 2-1 winners over Louisiana.
Both area teams are 3-0 in World Series play.
The local girls overcame an early 2-0 deficit as Aubree Bass had an RBI double that scored Emily Scott in the first inning. Carmyn Ivey scored on a passed ball to tie the game in the second before the N.C. Stars scored eight runs in the third.
Dunn added one run in the fifth.
Bass pitched one inning with three strikeouts, one walk and one hit.
Emily Williams pitched two innings with three whiffs. Scott threw two innings with a strikeout. Ivey pitched the final frame with one strikeout.
Bass, Ivey and Lilly McLamb each had two hits and three RBIs. Also collecting hits were Ashley Bliven, Marley Colville, Williams and Anna Dudley. Harmony Horne had a sacrifice bunt for an RBI.
The Ponytails were scheduled to play South Carolina today (Tuesday) at 5:30 p.m., weather permitting. The N.C. Stars are scheduled to play again tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Jordyn Christopher, Samantha Carter and Eva Kate McLamb pitched on Monday night. The game lasted into Tuesday morning.
Christopher had six strikeouts in two innings with one walk and two hits. Carter struck out two in one inning without allowing a hit or a walk. McLamb had five whiffs in two innings while yielding three hits and no walks.
The area team scored its two runs in the bottom of the first. Louisiana tallied in the fifth.
Mollie Bass had a run-scoring hit for Dunn. McLamb had a bunt that scored a run. Christopher also had a hit.
The N.C. Angels are scheduled to play Florida tonight (Tuesday) at 7:30 p.m.