Rowan County's girls got off to a great start in the Little League softball World Series on Wednesday night, beating the West Regional champs Cedar Valley, Utah, 17-7.
Rowan got on the board early scoring ten runs in the first.
Madelyn VonCanon earned the win for Rowan. She threw three and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs, five hits, and striking out one.
Kenadi Sproul, Emma Clarke, Brooke Piper, Brooke, and Allie Burns each collected multiple hits for Rowan.
Rowan stole nine bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Bentli Meadows led the way with three.
Rowan faces Canada today at 1:00 pm Portland time. Canada lost in its first game by a score of 12-0 to Delaware.
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Police say Johnson is known to be in the Salisbury and East Spencer areas
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the trio went into the La Romero in the 6300 block of South Boulevard.
The fourth of four suspects originally charged int he robbery and shooting death of Rowan County firefighter Marcus Kauffman had his day in court on Monday.
Hickory police say 54-year-old Ricky James Yelton was struck after he wrecked his moped near the intersection of Startown Road and 23rd Street Drive SE.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were called to a robbery and assault with a deadly weapon around 3:15 a.m. in the 6500 block of Outer Bridge Lane.