Roberson baseball, Pisgah softball advance in playoffs

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Asheville - The Roberson Rams, the top seed in the 4A West, got a major scare in the first round of the baseball playoffs. The 30th seed Grimsley Whirlies led 4-1, but Roberson scores 3 in the 6th to win 5-4. Roberson will host 16th seed Alexander Central Saturday.

In prep softball, 5th seed in 3A Pisgah held on to beat East Rowan 3-2. Makala Beaver led Pisgah to a first inning 1-0 lead with an rbi double off the left field wall. Starting pitcher Madison Whitted made sure the lead held up with a strong performance. Pisgah hosts 12th seed Central Cabarrus in the second round.

First round scores and schedules for baseball, softball and soccer can be found on