Starmount softball wins, 6-1


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Starmount senior Madeline Nixon stands with her parents, Hope and Richard Nixon. Hope Nixon was honored before the Starmount game on Tuesday night, she has been battling cancer since November 2015.


Kristian Russell | The Tribune

Starmount and North Wilkes softball teams pose with Hope Nixon before the game on Tuesday night. Both teams wore purple T-shirts during their warmups in honor of Hope.


Sarah Boles | Starmount Softball Coach

BOONVILLE — The Starmount softball team took on North Wilkes on Thursday night in Boonville. It was a special night for the Rams. Not only was it senior night, but they also honored cancer survivor Hope Nixon, who has been battling AML leukemia since November 2015. Starmount won 6-1, stats from the game are as follows.

Winning Pitcher: Kayla Vanhoy, and Madeline Nixon (catcher)

Leading hitters for Starmount:

Ashley Johnson: 4-4, 4 RBI’s, 1 double

Morgan Brown: 1-1, 1 walk, 1 run, 1 RBI

Kendra King: 2-4, 2 runs, 1 RBI

Starmount plays at West Wilkes on Friday at 5:30 for the last game of the regular season. Starmount’s conference record is 5-8.

Starmount senior Madeline Nixon stands with her parents, Hope and Richard Nixon. Hope Nixon was honored before the Starmount game on Tuesday night, she has been battling cancer since November 2015.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Hope.jpgStarmount senior Madeline Nixon stands with her parents, Hope and Richard Nixon. Hope Nixon was honored before the Starmount game on Tuesday night, she has been battling cancer since November 2015. Kristian Russell | The Tribune

Starmount and North Wilkes softball teams pose with Hope Nixon before the game on Tuesday night. Both teams wore purple T-shirts during their warmups in honor of Hope.
http://elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_NWSMteam.jpgStarmount and North Wilkes softball teams pose with Hope Nixon before the game on Tuesday night. Both teams wore purple T-shirts during their warmups in honor of Hope. Sarah Boles | Starmount Softball Coach

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