Cartersville shutout at Central-Carroll
Cartersville softball was shutout Tuesday night in a region duel at Central-Carroll. Central took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and later added three runs in the fifth and another in the sixth inning to seal the contest.
Emily Williams tossed a three-hit shutout in the circle for the Lady Lions to earn the pitching victory. She struck out 17 and did not issue a walk in seven innings of work.
Williams also homered in two hits at the plate and drove in three runs. Abby Cook contributed a pair of RBIs for Central with a double.
Molly Wilson had two hits for Cartersville. Paris Poston added a double.
Hannah Todd (4.1 IP, 5R, 2ER, 6H, 0BB, 3K) and Colbi Ballard (1.2 IP, 1R, 0ER, 1H, 3BB, 2K) split the pitching duties for the Lady Canes.
Cartersville (1-3) plays at Darlington Thursday at 5:30pm and will host Fannin County Saturday at 11am at Stars Field.