Lady Canes edge Ridgeland for region win

Cartersville softball improved to 4-5 on the season and won in region play for the first time this season with a 3-2 home victory over Ridgeland Tuesday. The Lady Canes are now 1-3 in region play.


Tara Mathis struck out five in a complete game win in the circle for the Lady Canes. She allowed five hits and seven walks.


Cartersville scored three runs on three hits — all in the fourth inning. Paris Poston, Taylor Waits, and Kennedy Bailey had the Cartersville hits while they built a 3-1 advantage.

CARTERSVILLE 3, RIDGELAND 2

RIDGELAND —— 0-0-1-0-0-1-0 —— 2R | 4H | 1E CARTERSVILLE —— 0-0-0-3-0-0-x —— 3R | 3H | 2E Cartersville hitters: Molly Wilson — 1BB Brittany Huth — 1BB Kennedy Bailey — 1H, 1BB, 1RBI Madison McKinney — 1R, 1BB Tara Mathis — 1BB Colbi Ballard — 1BB Paris Poston — 1R, 1H Taylor Waits — 1R, 1H, 1BB, 2RBI Cartersville pitching: Tara Mathis — 7 IP, 4H, 2R, 0ER, 7BB, 5K Next games for Cartersville:

Thur Aug 27 — PICKENS — 5:55pm

Fri Aug 28 — vs. North Cobb (Buc Bash) — 5pm

Fri Aug 28 — vs. Lowndes (Buc Bash ) — 8:30pm

Sat Aug 29 — vs. South Cobb (Buc Bash) — 2:30pm

Sat Aug 29 — at Buccaneer Bash — 4:30pm

Tue Sep 1 — at Southeast Whitfield — 5:55pm

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