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College scoreboard: North Georgia sweeps softball doubleheader

POSTED: March 17, 2017 10:29 p.m.

Buford High graduate Jordan Deep and Alishia Frierson had two-run homers, while Shelby Hammontree added a solo shot for third-ranked North Georgia in a 12-3 win against UNC-Pembroke to open a doubleheader Friday in Pembroke, N.C.

The Nighthawks (25-7, 5-2 Peach Belt Conference) completed the sweep with a 8-3 win in the second game.

In the opener, Kylee Smith earned the win for North Georgia, pitching six innings and racking up 13 strikeouts from the pitching circle. Lexi Duncan and Haley Robinson added run-scoring hits for the Nighthawks.

In the second game, the Nighthawks put it away with a four-run seventh inning. Kali Turner had a solo homer for North Georgia and Kaylyn Anthony drove in three runs with a double.

Frierson finished the day 4 for 8 with three RBIs and two runs scored for North Georgia.

North Georgia visits Francis Marion for a doubleheader starting a 1 p.m. Sunday.


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