ALEXANDRIA — Alexandria's hitters gave solid backing to the strong pitching of Ethan Curvin today, as the Valley Cubs beat rival Jacksonville 9-2 in the deciding game of their second-round series in the Class 4A state baseball playoffs.
Curvin earned the win, throwing seven innings while allowing six hits and two unearned runs.
The Valley Cubs (25-11) were led by Justice Owens and Logan Doss, who each had two hits. Dalton Cobb and Doss each scored twice. The bulk of Alexandria’s runs came in the second and third innings when it combined to score eight times.