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By Andrew Stevens
Published in Sports on May 12, 2008 1:49 PM

From staff reports

CHARLOTTE -- Three-peat complete.

Faith Christian claimed its third consecutive N.C. Christian Schools Association Class 2-A softball championship with a 4-3 victory over Trinity Christian-Greenville on Saturday.

All-State selection Jennifer Christopher slugged a home run and earned the victory in the pitcher's circle. First-team, all-NCCSA Region 2-A pick Broke Anderson contributed two hits, while Renee Provencal added one hit.

Provencal was also named to the All-State squad.

"This feels great," said Conquerors head coach Jeff Stocks, whose team finished the year 14-3 overall. "Last year, we were a good defensive team and we didn't hit the ball that great. This year, our hitting has really improved a lot. Saturday's finals was a great game with a lot of excitement."

The Conquerors defeated Tri-Cities Christian from Winston-Salem 12-2 in the semifinal round. Anderson emerged the offensive leader with four hits, while Christopher and Provencal cranked out two hits apiece.

Christopher claimed the mound win.