NRHEG ends regular season

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2006

JANESVILLE &045;&160;The NRHEG softball team closed out its regular season with a convincing 11-2 victory over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton.

The Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead after four innings as Onika Peterson scored both runs.

NRHEG would blow the game open in the final two frames scoring seven times.

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Peterson finished the game with two hits and two runs batted in, Sam Halvorson went 2-for-3 at the plate and and Kristine Sorenson had a pair of hits in four trips to the plate.

Molly Hacker picked up the win striking out five and she did not issue a walk. She scattered nine hits and did not give up a run until the fifth inning.

The Panthers finished the season with a 13-7 mark overall and an 8-3 record in the Gopher Conference to claim a top three finish.

NRHEG is off until Tuesday when they begin sections.