High School Sports

North Augusta hands Irmo first 5-4A softball setback

Defending region champion North Augusta handed Irmo a 3-0 Region 5-4A setback on Thursday. It was a rebound win for NA, which dropped a 6-2 decision to White Knoll on Tuesday.

Irmo had a 7-4 advantage ion safeties, but could not deliver the clutch hit against NA pitcher Lindsey Jones. Amanda Evans pitched well for Irmo, but had trouble against NA’s Aubrey Lamar who drilled a triple and a home run and drove in two runs.

North Augusta is 2-1 in region play, while Irmo fell to 1-1, 5-2 overall.