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Hawks eliminated from 2-A playoff chase

By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on May 9, 2004 2:01 AM

LAGRANGE -- North Lenoir's Shane Harris walked none and struck out eight in seven innings of work, but the Hawks provided no run support in a 2-0 loss at home to SouthWest Edgecombe.

The Cougars' Thomas Evans drilled a two-run home run in the top of the sixth for the game's only runs.

Both Class 2-A N.C. High School Athletic Association playoff qualifiers, SouthWest Edgecombe plays North Pitt on Tuesday with the number one spot in the Eastern Plains Conference on the line.

North Lenoir (13-10, 5-4 EPC) was eliminated from the playoffs and travel to Tarboro on Tuesday in its season finale.