Stephens, a first-team selection to the Class 6A All-State squad pitched one shutout inning in Game 1 and Lee pitched three scoreless frames to help lead the Game 2 victory in a battle which showcased the state’s best seniors to be.
Lee, who had five homers and 35 RBIs in his junior campaign, added a pair of hits in Game 1 as the North had a combined 29 hits in both contests.
The win gave the North its 15th win in 24 meetings against the South since All-Star Sports Week began in 1997.
Woodland’s Zach Barron went 2-for-5 and scored a pair of runs on the day.
Hueytown’s Jameis Winston was named North Most Valuable Player after going 2-for-3 and Auburn’s Kyler Deese took home MVP honors for the South.
North 6, South 3— Alexandria’s Morgan Read came through with an RBI single in the first to help the North build what would become an insurmountable lead.
Another RBI single by Mortimer Jordan’s Haylie McLeney in the fourth and two unearned runs secured the victory for the North as it took a 21-6 series lead. Marcy Harper of Hoover earned the win, giving up six hits without allowing an earned run.
Oxford’s Ashleigh McClure also had a hit.
Game 2 results were not available at press time.