HoCo sweeps in dramatic fashion; NHS eliminated

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

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

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 …

Region tourney play – HoCo sweeps NHS; Perry takes 2 of 3 from Mary Persons

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THURSDAY update: Perry won its third and deciding game 3 over Mary Persons, 12-4. The first inning set the stage for the victory, as the Lady Panthers scored seven runs. The Lady Bulldogs answered with two but were then shut out over the next three. Perry added an insurance run in the fourth and then put an end to the …

Harris County takes 2 from Warner Robins; Perry falls to Mary Persons

Don Moncrief Featured, Softball, Warner Robins HS

Harris County loves the fourth. That has nothing to do with Independence Day unless you count the freedom of getting out of town early following two short-inning wins over Warner Robins – on Senior Night even. The Lady Tigers beat the Demonettes 15-3 in the first game and 15-1 in the second. Both only lasted four innings and the fourth …

Howard wins battle of the bats over Perry; HoCo beats NHS; VHS falls

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

Ordinarily, 13 hits gets you a win. In fact, about the only thing that could foul it up would be a very stubborn opposition, and such was the case for Perry in its home game against Howard. It put up 17 and beat the Lady Panthers 17-8 (avenging a 5-4 loss in eight innings back on Sept. 7). It was …