WRHS sweeps HCHS; Veterans girls, boys beat Lee County

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Warner Robins High’s girls and boys earned wins Friday. At Houston County, the Demonettes beat the Lady Bears 50-33, while the Demons won, 84-53. Shynia Jackson helped lead the effort for Warner Robins. She finished with 16 points, 11 of those coming in the third quarter. The Demonettes outscored Houston County 16-10 during that span. They also held the advantage …

Lady Bears, Lady Panthers eliminated from state tourney

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UPDATE: FRIDAY, OCT. 27 After a hard-fought, 5-4, win over Pope, Houston County fell out of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state playoffs with a 3-1 loss to Evans a few hours later. Things – all of which took place at the Columbus Softball Complex Friday – started off well for Taylor Peebles. After two innings, she had given up a …

HoCo, Perry win – advance to Elite Eight and Columbus

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Houston County and Perry have each punched their ticket to Columbus. No disrespect intended, but Lakeside, Evans hardly presented a bump in the road for the Lady Bears. They rolled to a 13-0 win in four innings in Game 1, and then beat the Lady Panthers 16-3 in five innings in Game 2. The “other” Lady Panthers won Game 1, …

HoCo sweeps in dramatic fashion; NHS eliminated

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Rylee Lamb’s walk-off, two-out single in the bottom of the seventh gave Houston County exactly what it needed to sweep Richmond Hill in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state softball tournament. The Lady Bears won 9-8 as a result. The inning started with Megan Whitaker’s single. Kendall Huelsman sacrified her to second. The Lady Wildcats brought Alaina …

Perry advances; VHS falls in tourney openers

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One advanced and one fell in GHSA state tournament softball play Wednesday. The first was Perry, which swept Columbus, 2-0 in Class AAAA. The second was Veterans, which got swept by South Effingham, 2-0 in Class AAAAA. Both were on the road. The Lady Panthers won both games by a score of 11-2, and both in five innings. They scored …