Kara Knights and Chelsey Scovil each homered to lead the visiting Hawks past the Colonials in the opener for both teams. Keaton Prashaw (two runs), Knights and Scovil each had two hits, with Scovil's two-run homer helping Hudson take a 4-0 lead in the first inning. Natalie Burchat hit a three-run homer in the fifth, followed by a solo homer from Alecia Zarozney as the hosts went back-to-back. Lauren Pickett was 2 for 3 with a walk and two runs for Shrewsbury.
Hudson 6, Shrewsbury 5
Friday, Apr. 5, 2013, at Shrewsbury
Updated: Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:08 p.m.