CALYPSO — The North Duplin softball team lost the first game of the East Regional final series 9-5 to East Columbus at home May 23.
Reece Outlaw had two hits (including a home run), two runs, one RBI and two stolen bases; Addy Higginbotham had one hit, Riley Hatch had one hit, Sara Thomas Tucker had one hit and one RBI, Lilly Fulghum had one hit, two runs and reached on an error; M’chelle Jaco had one hit, Kasey Jones had one run, two RBI, one sacrifice hit and reached on an error and Ady Spence had one RBI.
Fulghum pitched all seven innings.
The Rebels are now 21-3 on the season and will travel to Lake Waccamaw to take on East Columbus in a must-win game in the second game of the series May 25.
— Information from MaxPreps