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Woodland softball sweeps DH at Cartersville; Adairsville drops region game with LaFayette

Woodland softball swept a doubleheader at Cartersville Thursday night while Adairsville dropped a home Region 6-AAA matchup with LaFayette.

Woodland's Peyton Dorn pitched five innings in the Lady Cats' doubleheader sweep at Cartersville Thursday. She also hit a three-run home run.

In Thursday night’s first game at Atco Park, Peyton Dorn hit a second inning, three-run home run and Cambrie Carrington added a solo home run in the seventh inning as visiting Woodland topped Cartersville, 5-3.

Lainey Baker had two hits including a double. Cassie Jones also contributed two hits and one RBI for the Lady Cats.

Baker (5 IP, 2ER, 3H, 2BB, 8K) and Dorn (2 IP, 1ER, 1H, 2BB) combined on the pitching win.

Campbell Rogers and Erin McCrary (RBI) both had a double for Cartersville. Mikey Lewis (RBI) and McKinley Chada each added one hit. Jordan Bishop was credited with one RBI.

Chada (7IP, 5R, 3ER, 8H, 2BB, 6K) was charged with the pitching loss in a complete game effort.


In Thursday night’s second game, Cartersville and Woodland exchanged the lead four times and went to the final inning tied 4-4 before the Lady Cats pulled out a 5-4 win in the seventh.

Jessica Ryan singled home Michiah Hicks in the top of the seventh for Woodland’s go-ahead run.

Peyton Dorn (3 IP, 2ER, 4H, 1BB, 1K) collected the pitching win for the Wildcats in relief of starter Cassie Jones (4 IP, 2ER, 7H, 0BB, 4K).

Jones and Hicks led the Woodland offense with two hits each. Dylan Motes and Lainey Baker added one hit and one RBI each.

Erin McCrary and Reese Dumas had two hits and one RBI each for Cartersville. Mikey Lewis also had two hits including a double. McKinley Chada and Jordan Bishop added RBI hits for the Hurricanes.

With the two wins, Woodland secured no worse than a No. 3 seed in Region 7-AAAAA. Cartersville remains in contention for the region's final state playoff berth.

Cartersville (9-13, 5-7) plays at Woodland (12-12-2, 9-5) next Tuesday.


The Ramblers led 4-0 after a three-run fifth inning and ultimately held on Thursday night at Adairsville for a 4-1 Region 6-AAA win.

Chelsea Bates (4.1 IP, 4ER, 4H, 1BB, 3K) was tagged with the pitching loss for the Tigers despite a solid performance. Jordan Clay (2.2 IP, 0R, 2H, 2K) pitched in relief.

McKenzie Pullam and Taylor Evans both doubled for the Adairsville offense. Makayla Wade, Alissa Winters, and Jenna Young had the other Tigers' base hits.


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