Woodland cruises past Lithia Springs to win first round playoff series
Woodland softball dominated Lithia Springs in their Class AAAAA state tournament first round series Monday night, 8-0 and 13-0.
Wildcats’ pitcher Lainey Baker tossed a no-hitter in the first game. She struck out 15 in the six inning victory. In Game 2, Cassie Jones allowed only two hits and struck out three in a four inning win. Hannah Miller had three hits in the doubleheader and homered in both games. Ansley Evans (RBI), Michiah Hicks (triple, 2 RBIs), and Kailey Baker (double, 2 RBIs) all had three hits each. Cambrie Carrington finished with two hits including a double and one RBI. Morgan Cooper (sac fly, 2 RBIs), Lainey Baker, and Dylynn Motes added one hit apiece.
Lithia Springs had its season end with an 18-12 record. Woodland (22-9) will now host Greenbrier in the second round Thursday and Friday if needed. Greenbrier (17-12) is a 4-seed and swept St. Pius Monday night in Atlanta.