The Cherryville Post 100 American Legion baseball team took a 2-0 lead in their best of five series with Lincoln County Post 455 Saturday night.
In the game at East Lincoln High School, Zane Brockman, who was just a sophomore this year at Kings Mtn. High School, allowed the Cardinals just three hits and struck out eight. The right-hander also had two hits in th 3-0 victory.
Cherryville can end the series with a win in a 7 PM game Sunday night at Fraley Field.
The Post 100 junior team won their final regular season game 5-2 over Caldwell County. They'll play their first playoff game Monday evening at 7 at Fraley Field.