HoCo, Perry win – advance to Elite Eight and Columbus

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Perry HS, Softball

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, Perry fall in Sweet 16

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Perry HS, Volleyball

Houston County and Perry both fell in the Sweet 16 Tuesday. The Lady Bears – in Class AAAAAA – lost 3-0 to Effingham County while the Lady Panthers – in Class AAAA – were shut out by Northside, Columbus, also 3-0. Houston County dropped the first set 25-10. It came oh so close to winning the second, but was edged …

Perry advances; VHS falls in tourney openers

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS

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 …