Cartersville tops Woodland; Cass defeats Hiram
Cartersville scored five runs in the third inning Tuesday night and held on down the stretch to defeat visiting Woodland, 6-3.
The Lady Canes put together five hits in the decisive third inning and took advantage of a pair of Woodland errors. Cartersville added a run in the fifth to go up 6-0 before Woodland scored a run in the sixth and two more in the seventh for a 6-3 final.
Ava Perkins earned the pitching win for the Hurricanes. She worked all seven innings in the circle allowing three, unearned runs on five hits and six walks. Perkins struck out two.
Mikey Lewis (RBI) and Jordan Bishop (two doubles) had three hits each for the Canes. Kiley Arnold (2 RBIs), Kennedy Stevens, and Elizabeth Nelson finished with one hit each. Campbell Rogers drove in a run with a sacrifice fly.
Haley Collum (5 IP, 6R, 3ER, 8H, 1BB) took the pitching loss for Woodland. Ashlyn Dowdy (1 IP, 0R, 1H, 2BB, 1K) pitched in relief.
Five different Lady Cats had one hit each in the loss including Peyton Dorn, Cambrie Carrington, Mackenzie Araya, Alana Carnes, and Collum. Kamryn Smith had one RBI.
Woodland (13-15, 6-7) travels to Dalton Thursday and wraps up the regular season next Tuesday at home against Cass.
Cartersville (14-8-1, 12-1) hosts Cass Thursday at 5:55 p.m. The Lady Canes have a non-region game Monday at Sprayberry and conclude the regular season next Tuesday at Calhoun.
CASS 9, HIRAM 2
The Cass Lady Colonels got back on the winning track Tuesday night with a 9-2 Senior Night victory over visiting Hiram. The Region 7-5A win snapped a three game skid.
Cass posted four runs in their first two offensive frames and added five runs across the fifth and sixth innings as they totaled a dozen hits.
Alexis Woods earned the pitching win with a seven inning, complete-game effort. She allowed just two earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out seven.
Bailey York had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Lady Colonels’ offense. Ansley Hight had two hits including a two-run home run. Woods (double, 2 RBIs) and Haylee Dishmon also had a pair of hits. Harlee Thomason (triple), Darianna Sosa (RBI), and Reese Howard added one hit apiece.
Hiram falls to 4-14 on the season and 0-12 in region play with their loss.
Cass (9-17, 6-7) plays at Cartersville Thursday at 5:55 p.m. and will finish the regular season next Tuesday at Woodland.
LAKEVIEW-FORT OGLETHORPE 11, ADAIRSVILLE 3
The Adairsville Lady Tigers lost a Region 6-AAA matchup Tuesday evening at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, 11-3, in five innings.
The host Warriors scored in each offensive frame including five runs in the first, two in the second, two in the third, and single runs in the fourth and fifth innings.
Adairsville posted two runs in the top of the fourth to narrow the margin to 9-2 at the time and added a third run in the top of the fifth inning.
Megan Gregory (0.0 IP, 3ER, 1H, 1BB), Jordan Clay (2.1 IP, 6R, 3ER, 7H, 1BB), and Chelsea Bates (1.2 IP, 2R, 0ER, 0H, 3BB) all pitched for Adairsville.
Halle Chasen (double, RBI), Gregory (RBI), Taylor Evans (RBI), Annalee Morris, Alissa Winters, and McKenzie Pullam all had one hit each for the Tigers.
LFO improved to 7-15-1 overall and 4-9 in region play.
Adairsville (8-12-1, 3-9) plays at Gordon Lee Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and concludes the regular season next Tuesday at home against Coahulla Creek.