Go ahead and crown Alexander Central softball. Again.
For the 10th time, the Cougars are the queens of N.C. softball, this time taking the 3A championship with a two games to none sweep over Cleveland.
Alexander Central (28-5) won Game 1 Friday 2-0. On Saturday, the Cougars rallied with three runs in the seventh and final regulation inning and eventually won 6-4 in 11 innings.
Shortstop Julie Gast and pitcher Chesney Millsaps were both 3-for-6 in Saturday's game. Millsaps and Alexis Walter each had two RBIs.
Millsaps pitched all 11 innings. She allowed nine hits and struck out two.