Local softball results: Cass, Excel win big


The Lady Colonels pounded out 15 hits and Hannah Lee tossed a six innning, three-hitter as Cass defeated Rome in a sub-region 7AAAAA-A game.

Sarah Fox had four hits including a pair of doubles to lead the Lady Colonels. Fox also drove in four runs and stole two bases. Casey Brazell scored a pair of runs and added three hits for Cass. Sierrah Gani (2 RBI) and Alexia Najarro added two hits each. Lee, Cat White, Sarah Moore (3 RBI), and Hannah Elrod rounded out the Colonels’ attack with one hit apiece. Cass is now 3-16 overall and 3-7 in 7AAAAA-A.

The Lady Colonels will travel to Chattanooga and Ringgold this weekend to play in the Score International Tournament.


Excel Christian Academy sophomore pitcher Taylor Gibson tossed a five-inning, complete game Thursday and went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead the Lady Eagles to an 11-0 region win at Kings Ridge. Lady Eagles’ coach Eric Harris was pleased with Gibson’s performance. “That was one of her best outings of the year,” noted Harris. “She pitched really well and the girls played good defense behind her.” The victory improved ECA to 5-6 overall and 4-2 in Region 6-A.

“We’ve got a little momentum going right now,” said Harris. “The two games we have at home Saturday are really important.”

In addition to Gibson’s performance, the Lady Eagles got plenty of offensive production. Rachel Parrott went 3-for-3, Lindsay Mauldin and Callie Beth Scheff were both 2-for-3, and Hannah Cauthen and Brighton McCollum each addded a hit. Excel hosts Walker in a region doubleheader Saturday at 10am.


RINGGOLD —— 4-5-1-3 —— 13R | 9H | 0E ADAIRSVILLE — 0-1-0-0 —— 1R | 2H | 6E Adairsville hitters:

Baily Robinson — 1R

Loren Harris — 1H

Alyssa Hughs — 1H, 1RBI

Adairsville pitching:

Loren Harris — 1.2 IP, 4H, 9R, 3ER, 3BB, 3K

Alyssa Hughs — 2.1 IP, 5H, 4R, 3ER, 1BB

Next for Adairsville:

Fri Sep 11 — Tigertown Classic (AHS & Manning Mill Park) Sat Sep 12 — Tigertown Classic (AHS & Manning Mill Park)

Mon Sep 14 — SONORAVILLE — 5:30pm

Tue Sep 15 — at Ringgold — 6pm

Thur Sep 17 — at North Murray — 5:30pm

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