CHARLOTTE — The Region 1 baseball team lost to Region 6 by a 5-1 score in the gold medal game of the North Carolina Powerade State Games high school baseball tournament, Sunday at Hayes Stadium on the campus of UNC-Charlotte.
The Region 1 team is comprised of players from northeast North Carolina.
Area players on the team include John A. Holmes' Chris Morris, Northeastern's Colin Riddick, Perquimans' Tyler Futrell and Tanner Thach, Bertie's Alden Cottle, Williamston-Riverside's Austin Scott and Manteo's James Gilreath.
Currituck County head coach Justin Hill and Perquimans County head coach Justin Roberson served as assistant coaches on the Region 1 team.
Region 1 finished the tournament with a 3-1 record and won a medal at the tournament for the first time in 20 years.