Wiregrass Tops County

Published 12:01 am Saturday, May 26, 2012

Covington County’s Quinton Maddox hits a single to help tie the game at 5-5 in the top of the fourth inning. | Andrew Garner/Star-News

The Wiregrass Cardinals beat Covington County 8-6 in the first game of the 15th annual Church’s Chicken Memorial Day Tournament on Friday night at the Opp Sportsplex.

The 16-to-17-year-old county team tied the game 5-5 in the top of the fourth inning with two outs.

The final game of the night at the tournament wasn’t finished when The Star-News went to press Friday night. Complete coverage of Friday night’s last game, today and Sunday’s play will be in the Tues., May 29, edition of the paper.