The West Brunswick High School softball team opened the NCHSSA Class 3A state playoffs by routing Eastern Wayne 11-0 in five innings May 17.
Starting sophomore pitcher Kim Cook gave up one hit in four innings. She hit one batter and struck out two. Reliever Savannah Pridgen gave up one hit and struck out one.
“Kim did a great job,” West coach Joe Noble said. “Savannah came in and did a great job. (We got) a shutout in the playoffs.”