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Walters State pitcher Emily Kendrick works during Monday’s opening game of a doubleheader against Montreat. Kendrick nearly threw a perfect game in the 7-0 win.

Kendrick, Hill pitch Lady Senators to doubleheader sweep of Montreat

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 11:04 am

The Walters State Lady Senators ran their winning streak to nine games Monday afternoon by sweeping a home doubleheader against Montreat College at the Lady Senators Softball Complex. Sophomore pitcher Emily Kendrick nearly tossed a perfect game in the opening game, as the only hit of the game for the visiting Lady Cavaliers came with two outs in the seventh inning in a 7-0 win for the Lady Senators. In

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