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Rowan County wins Little League World Series softball championship

The championship is Rowan County's second in four seasons.

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. — For the second time, Rowan County softball brought home the championship in the Little League World Series Wednesday night. 

Rowan County defeated River Ridge, Louisiana's team 4-1 in the championship game at Alpenrose Stadium in Portland, Oregon. 

Pitcher Campbell Schaen guided Rowan County to the victory, allowing just one run in six strong innings with nine strikeouts. Lauren Vanderpool, Riley Haggas and Schaen each had one hit offensively, with Haggas leading all players with two RBI on a double. 

Salisbury Fire tweeted that they would honor the team Thursday night at the West End Plaza. The public was invited. 

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