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Hoggard makes a good start in the 4A Softball Championship Series Friday

Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 11:43 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Hoggard High School and East Forsyth High School softball teams began the 4A state championship series at 8:00 p.m. this Friday night at North Davidson High School in Lexington.

Hoggard Vikings beat East Forsyth 1-0 in the first of the series.

Game 2 of the best-of-three series will be played at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. A third game, if needed, is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening.

The Vikings and Eagles enter the championship series with identical 18-0 records, and both come off one-run victories in Tuesday ‘s semifinals. Hoggard came from behind with two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Fuquay-Varina 3-2. East Forsyth also had to rally after falling behind South Caldwell 1-0, scoring single runs in the third and fifth innings to win 2-1.

Information about tickets to the championship series is expected to be posted soon on the NCHSAA.org website.

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