Yellow Jackets sweep doubleheader at Cartersville
Calhoun swept a non-region doubleheader at Cartersville Tuesday, 9-0 and 10-1. The Yellow Jackets’ pitchers — Maggie McBrayer and Sydney Terry — each tossed five-hitters to limit the Cartersville offense. McBrayer fanned six in Game 1. Terry had four strikeouts in the nightcap. Amelia Elrod doubled twice for Cartersville and Ava Perkins finished with two hits in the opener. AnnaKate McElhaney added one base hit. In the second game, Elrod added two more hits. Perkins doubled with one RBI. McElhaney and Mattie Johnson added the other Canes’ base hits. McKinley Chada (7 IP, 9R, 5ER, 9H, 2BB, 1K) suffered the Game 1 pitching loss for the Canes. Kiley Arnold (6 IP, 10R, 3ER, 10H, 1K) took the loss in the circle for Cartersville in Game 2. Cartersville (1-5) hosts Hiram in Region 7-AAAAA action Thursday.