The Hanover Softball team won their first two games of the season. On Thursday against Dinwiddie, the Hawks won 7-5, with senior Lauren Hughes hitting a grand slam in the second inning. Friday night, against James River, Hanover won 11-2, with freshman Julia Mardigian hitting a 2 run home run in the 3rd. Junior, Ellen Palya pitched 4 innings against Dinwiddie, with 5 strikeouts and no earned runs. Ellen went the distance for the James River game, collecting 9 strikeouts with no earned runs.