Friday night, South Caldwell gave up a two-run lead in the final inning and was upset by Fayetteville Britt.
Saturday, South Caldwell shook that game off, and shut out Britt 3-0 in game 2 of the schools' best-of-3 N.C. 4A state championship softball series. That win forces a decisive Game 3 Sunday at 2 p.m at N.C. State.
On Saturday, Anna King threw a no-hitter for the Spartans. She struck out 10 batters and allowed three walks.
The Spartans (29-3) gave her a cushion early, scoring two runs in the top of the second inning. South Caldwell loaded the bases. Jenna Pittman hit a ball hard to the shortstop, Rayven Shepard, with one out. Shepard tried to make the play at the plate but the throw got away. Graclyn Green and Addison Blair scored.
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In the top of the fifth, Reagan Weisner knocked in Cydney Combs with a single to left. Britt fell to 24-6.