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West Stanly softball stays undefeated with home win

The West Stanly Colts improved to 8-0 overall and 7-0 in Rocky River Conference play with a 12-1 five-inning home win over Montgomery Central.

Jordan Hatch allowed one earned run on three hits in five innings of work picking up her seventh win on the mound for the Colts (8-0, 7-0 YVC). She struck out seven and improved her strikeouts-to-walk ratio to 11.6 for the season.

Shelby Barbee and Meredith Harwood each had a double and a home run offensively for West, combining to drive in five runs. Kailey Furr added two RBIs whild Rachel Efird had two hits including a double.

The Colts jumped out to a big lead early scoring seven runs in the first inning and ended the game in the fifth with a four-run effort.

West Stanly hosts Anson Monday and Mount Pleasant Wednesday.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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