Macayla Ginn puts down a bunt for the Lady Wolverines in recent softball action. The team travels to Chattooga tomorrow to take on the Lady Indians.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine softball team played three games last week and had one rained
out so they have been busy and had mixed results in the process.
Region 7AA play last week at Calhoun against the Lady Yellow Jackets in
Wolverines came out on the short end of a 3-2 score as Madison Gossett pitched
well but took the loss. Gossett had six strikeouts and only allowed four hits
and walked three in the seven inning game.
hit a home run for the Lady Wolverines, Carri Pierce had two hits and Madison
Lacy had one hit. The Lady Wolverines couldn’t put together enough hits to pull
out the victory however.
Wolverines traveled to the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega for games
this past weekend.
First up for
the Lady Wolverines was up against AAAA Walnut Grove. They managed to pull out
a 2-1 win with Carly Stephens providing all the scoring they needed with a two
run home run. Madison Lacy, Gossett and Summer Stevens had a pair of hits each
in the game.
up the win recording six strikeouts, one walk and allowed six hits.
Wolverines faced 5A powerhouse Greenbrier in the next game at North Georgia.
The Lady Wolverines built a 3-0 led but lost 4-3 in the seventh inning when
Greenbrier scored all four of their runs.
Madison Lacy, Stevens and Gossett each picked up two hits. Stephens, Hailey
Gass, Macayla Ginn and Haley Keesler all had a hit in the game. Gossett took
the loss striking out five, giving up six hits and walking four.
Engbers said the Lady Wolverines played some fantastic ball last week.
suffered a tough region loss to Calhoun, we showed that we can bounce back
quickly, learn from our mistakes and go after the next team. At the University
of North Georgia the girls showed that they can come out and play to any level
of competition. If we play like we did this past weekend, we will be able to
finish the season as a top region competitor,” Engbers said.
Wolverines were scheduled to play at home on Tuesday afternoon against Armuchee
and will travel to Chattooga on Thursday, both region games.
Wolverines may play at home on Wednesday against Murray County but at press
time a final decision had not been made.
Wolverine junior varsity team played a couple of games last week as well losing
to Calhoun 8-7 and then at Sonoraville, losing 5-1.
In the Calhoun
game Autumn Smith had three hits and four RBI’s while Faith Gregg and Morgan
Lacy had two hits each with Lacy also having a pair of RBI’s.
Also picking up
hits in the game were Haley Keesler, Natalie Wallin, Kaitlyn Booth, Hannah
Monday and Kara Moore.
Keesler had a pair of hits and two stolen bases and Gregg, Smith and Lacy also