Bartow 10U Little League softball drops state tourney opener
The Bartow County 10U Little League Softball team was shutout 10-0 Saturday morning (July 11) by Northern Little League of Columbus in both teams’ opening game at the Georgia Little League State Tournament.
Emma Frothingham’s single in the fourth inning was the only hit Bartow managed in the contest.
Bartow pitcher Saydee Najarro started the game and struck out a pair in two and two-thirds innings in the circle. Lainey Baker also pitched two and two-thirds and recorded two strikeouts. Bartow returns to the diamond Tuesday (July 14) at 5:30 in an elimination game. The tournament is being played at Pioneer Little League in Columbus and continues through Saturday, July 18.