Cass softball opens tourney with pair of losses

The Cass Lady Colonels softball team fell to 2-10 on the season Friday night (Aug 28) with a pair of losses in the Allatoona Buccaneer Bash tournament being conducted at Allatoona and other satellite fields across the area. The Lady Colonels' Friday games were played at Stars Mill.

Cass dropped a 12-3 decision to sub-region rival River Ridge in Friday’s tournament opener and later lost to South Cobb, 5-1.

Cass took a 3-1 lead over the Lady Knights in the first inning, but River Ridge scored three times in the third to take the lead for good. Another run in the fourth and seven over the final two frames put the game away.

Sierrah Gani had a pair of hits, including a triple, and scored a run to lead the Lady Colonels’ offense against River Ridge. Sarah Fox has a hit and an RBI and Cat White drove in a run with a sacrifice. Sarah Moore and Hannah Lee had the only other hits for Cass. Moore suffered the pitching loss in the circle going 4 and one-third. White also pitched for Cass.

South Cobb took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third and never trailed although the Lady Colonels narrowed the lead to 3-1 in the fourth. Cass managed only three hits. Those came off the bats of Alexia Najarro, Mae Mae McIntyre and White. Moore was credited with the only Cass RBI.

Hannah Lee tossed six innings in the loss to the Lady Eagles despite surrendering only one earned run. She walked two and struck out four.

Cass continues play in the tournament Saturday (Aug 29) with games at South Paulding High School.

The Lady Colonels play the hosts at 9:30am, Ridgeland at 1:30pm, and Camden County at 3:30pm.

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