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Fred T. Foard defeated North Iredell 2-0 Friday night to clinch the 3A West Regional softball title.
The Lady Tigers plated two runs on a sixth-inning homer by Ashley Oliver in the victory, Foard's second over North Iredell in as many nights.
Foard now faces C.B. Aycock or Western Alamance in a best-of-three state championship series June 1-2.
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