Bartow County 10U was eliminated Monday night by Hart County, 7-0, at the Georgia Little League 10U state softball tournament in Augusta.
Hart County scored four runs in the first inning and three more in the second on their way to the shutout in an elimination game of the double-elimination tournament.
Bartow County finished the tournament with a 1-2 record. Their other loss was 4-0 to Harris County in the opening round. The Bartow win came over West Point on Sunday, 7-2.
In Monday night’s loss, Bartow managed only three hits — two by Carley Aspenwall and one from Allana Williams. The locals managed to get baserunners to third in both of the first two frames, but Hart County pitching shut down the scoring effort each time.
The Bartow 10U roster included: Akyra Davis, Keely Blalock, Harlee Temples, Savannah Viktora, Bailey York, Harlee Thomason, Abby George, Alli Fain, Lakiaya Banks, Nakayla Evans, Kyndell Hembree, Aspenwall, and Williams.
In other state tournament softball action, Bartow County 12U lost two straight games at the Georgia State Little League Softball state tournament. Bartow lost Saturday’s opener to Harris County 12-3 and fell again Sunday to West Point, 11-1.
The Bartow 12U team roster included: Savannah Mayfield, Jordan Clay, Abbi Wear, Ashlyn Carlton, Amanda Phillips, Olivia Woods, Jorden Edens, Tatum Canady, Faith Swinks, Kennedy Stevens, Abby Dekoker, and Jordan Bishop.
Little League baseball state tournament action involving local teams picks up again Saturday with the Cartersville 9-11 year old team playing in the Georgia 11U state tournament at Brooks Park in Savannah. That Georgia Little League state event continues through July 19. Cartersville 11U opens play this Saturday against Northern Little League of Columbus in the double-elimination tournament. At West Point, Cartersville Junior Little League (13-14 year olds) will open the Georgia Junior Little League state tournament against Elbert County Saturday. That double-elimination state championship continues through July 18.
Little League results are provided to Bartow Sports Zone by Bartow County Little League and Cartersville Little League. The game data is shared by the leagues via GameChanger reports from the respective teams and/or leagues. GRPA tournament team results are also provided by the Cartersville Parks and Recreation Department and the Bartow County Parks and Recreation Department or the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association. Results and capsules are sponsored on Bartow Sports Zone by Play It Again Sports and CiCi's - Beyond Pizza, both located in the Cartersville Main Street - Cherokee Place Shopping Center