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Softball -- Hawks top Bruins in nine

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on April 1, 2004 1:56 PM

WILSON -- North Lenoir's Leslie Oliver had two hits, including a triple as the Hawks escaped Wilson Beddingfield with a 4-3 win in nine innings.

North Lenoir (10-1) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first, before the Bruins answered with two runs in the third and one in the fourth off of Hawks' pitcher Hermia Humphrey.

Humphrey (4-1) had 11 strikeouts and no walks.

Morgan Worthington had two hits and an RBI for North Lenoir, who opens Class 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference play on Friday at home against South Lenoir at 7 p.m.

North Lenoir 300 000 001 -- 4

Beddingfield 002 100 000 -- 3

Leading hitters -- North Lenoir -- Leslie Oliver 2-4, 3B; Morgan Worthington 2-4, RBI.

WP -- Hermia Humphrey.