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Softball -- NJ claims non-conference win

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on April 6, 2004 1:56 PM

KENLY -- North Johnston's Amanda Pope and Hannah Ellis delivered two hits each as the Panthers claimed a 4-1 win at home in non-conference action over Wilson Hunt on Monday.

North Johnston, currently ranked third in the ihigh.com coaches and media softball poll, improved to 12-1 overall on the season.

Pope, Ashley Tart and Janna Rogerson all provided RBI during the fourth, fifth and sixth innings that saw the Panthers erase a 1-0 deficit to take a 4-1 lead.

North Johnston hurler Candace Evans (9-0) picked up the win in relief, striking out four and yielding just one hit.

The Panthers take a 5-0 record in the Class 1-A Carolina Conference into today's game at Spring Creek.

Hunt 010 000 0 -- 1 4 4

NJHS 000 121 0 -- 4 6 2

Leading hitters -- Hunt -- A. Miller 1-2, 3B, RBI; NJHS -- Amanda Pope 2-3, 2B, RBI; Hannah Ellis 2-3.

WP -- Candace Evans (9-0). LP -- B. Farmer.