04/28/04 — Softball -- Humphrey, Hawks blank Blue Devils

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Softball -- Humphrey, Hawks blank Blue Devils

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on April 28, 2004 2:00 PM

DEEP RUN -- North Lenoir senior pitcher Hermia Humphrey tossed a three-hit shutout as the Hawks defeated rival South Lenoir 9-0 on Tuesday at the Blue Devils' diamond.

The win improves the Hawks (16-2 overall), ranked third in the latest ihigh.com coaches/softball poll, to 6-0 in the Class 2-A Eastern Plains Conference.

Humphrey struck out seven against two walks as she improved her mark to 9-1.

Randi Moulton and Humphrey had two hits each as Moulton doubled and Humphrey drove in a run. Mary Catherine Mills had two RBI, while Ashley Griffin tripled.

Humphrey praised the North Lenoir defense in the win.

The Hawks battle Greene Central on Friday.