Lady Canes sweep doubleheader at Troup
Cartersville softball completed a doubleheader sweep at Troup County Saturday winning 4-2 and 7-0.
Cartersville pitcher Colbi Ballard pitched all fourteen innings and picked up both victories. She scattered four hits and five walks in the opener and shutout the Lady Tigers in the second game on five hits and a walk.
The Lady Canes broke open a 1-0 game with a three-run fifth inning in the opener on their way to a 4-2 win. Cartersville then scored five runs in the first two innings of the second game to take control early.
Cartersville out hit Troup 25 to nine in the two games.
Paris Poston had five hits and one RBI in the doubleheader. Ballard finished with four hits and two RBIs. Hope Short totaled four hits and one RBI. Cio Seigler had three hits and one RBI. Lauren McElhaney (RBI), Allie Jackson (2 RBIs), Presley Edwards (2 RBIs) and Rylie Harris had two hits each. Mattie Johnson added one hit and one RBI.
Cartersville (5-8, 3-3) is scheduled to host Cedartown Monday at 5:30 pm. They then play at Adairsville Tuesday at 5 pm and host Sandy Creek Thursday at 5:55 pm.