The Salem Greyhounds, top seed out of the 2-2A, ran into a buzz-saw in the opening round of the 2A North Region Baseball Tournament May 4 in Marked Tree.
Falling behind in the first inning, the Hounds saw their season draw to a close with a 16-1 loss to the East Poinsett County Warriors, the number-four seed from the 3-2A.
EPC struck for four runs in the top of the first and then moved in front 6-0 with two runs in the second.
Salem scored its lone run of the contest in the fifth inning. Despite the loss, Salem won it's conference, posting an undefeated season, and won it's District tournament.
In the 2A North Region Softball Tournament in Newark May 4, the Lady Greyhounds' season also ended with a first-round loss to Rector, 5-3.