Two softball region rivals squared off Friday night in Perry as the Lady Panthers hosted the Veterans Lady Warhawks in a region 2 AAAA regular season contest. Avery Lamb was near perfect on the day going 4-4 from the plate. Also, Lamb only surrendering four hits from the circle in the complete game shut out of their region foe. The final was was a 5-0 win for the red, white, and blue. Perry will begin tournament play tomorrow at home, Veterans will begin on Wednesday in Dublin, Georgia.
The first and second place regular season teams in Region 2 AAAA, Mary Persons and Veterans, will have automatic entry into the region tournament which begins play on Wednesday at Southern Pines in Dublin, Georgia. The next four teams in regular season standings will begin play tommorrow with the higher seed hosting in each matchup. The Perry Lady Panthers host Upson-Lee in a two game set with games scheduled for 5 & 7 PM and an “if necessary” third game on Tuesday. Howard will travel to West Laurens for two games with an “if necessary” game on Tuesday. The tournament is expected to reflect the parody of the region and be extremely competitive.
The tournament will determine state playoff seeding as the top four region 2 AAAA teams will move into the GHSA state playoffs with first round matches scheduled against region 3 AAAA, a four team region. which includes Wayne County, Liberty County, New Hampstead and Thompson.
Perry will play Mary Persons
West Laurens will play Veterans.
Game times are set for 5 PM, Wednesday, October 7, 2016 at Southern Pines,