Lady Gators Sweep Statesboro to Advance to the GHSA State Softball Tournament...

Lady Gators Sweep Statesboro to Advance to the GHSA State Softball Tournament...

All-Around Effort Leads Ware County Gators Varsity Past Statesboro (GA) 9-1

Valerie Ortiz came up big at the dish and in the circle, leading Ware County Gators Varsity to a 9-1 win over Statesboro on Wednesday.

Ortiz was solid at the plate for Ware County Gators Varsity. Ortiz went 2-2 and drove in one. She singled in the third inning and tripled in the fifth inning.

Ortiz handled Statesboro 's lineup with ease, racking up eight strikeouts. Ortiz allowed one earned run on three hits and four walks over five innings.

Ware County Gators Varsity beat Statesboro thanks to 11 hits, including five extra base hits. Ware County Gators Varsity scored four runs in the fifth on Ware County Gators Varsity scored in the fifth on an RBI triple by Ortiz, an error, an RBI single by Cullee Peavey, and a sacrifice fly by Lauren Smallwood.

In the bottom of the second, Ware County Gators Varsity grabbed the early lead, 1-0. Ware County Gators Varsity's threat began with a single by Alexis Trusty. A groundout by Ortiz then moved Trusty from first to second.

Ware County Gators Varsity didn't relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the third inning when it scored on an RBI double by Emily Oliver and a groundout by Trusty.

 

Batting:

 

#

Roster

PA

AB

H

TB

1B

2B

3B

HR

RBI

R

BB

K

 

Sierra Taylor

3

3

1

1

1

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

 

Alexis Trusty

3

3

2

3

1

1

0

0

1

2

0

0

 

Valerie Ortiz

3

2

2

4

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

 

Lauren Smallwood

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

 

Chyna Carter

3

3

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

 

Bailee Stephens

3

3

1

2

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

 

Latriona Holmes

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Cullee Peavey

3

3

2

2

2

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

8

Lizzie Shubert

3

3

1

3

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

13

D'Yonne McClain

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

18

Emily Oliver

3

3

1

2

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

Team Totals

27

23

11

18

6

3

2

0

8

9

0

0

 

Game Two

 

Ware County Gators Varsity Escapes Statesboro (GA) Behind Valerie Ortiz's 7 Strikeouts, 6-3

Wednesday was a great day for Valerie Ortiz, as Ortiz threw seven scoreless innings to carry Ware County Gators Varsity to a 6-3 victory over Statesboro in seven innings.

Chyna Carter helped Ware County Gators Varsity take the lead for good in the sixth inning. With the score tied at three in the sixth inning, an error scored Latriona Holmes.

The bottom of the first saw Statesboro take an early lead, 3-0. Morgan Thompson kicked things off for Statesboro with a single. More runs came home for Statesboro when Godbee scored on a groundout by Jena Coble.

 

Batting:

 

#

Roster

PA

AB

H

TB

1B

2B

3B

HR

RBI

R

BB

K

1

Adrenne Newell

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

Madelyn Fennell

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

3

Sarah Dabbs

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

5

Cassidy Stephens

2

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

7

Emma Godbee

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

8

Jena Coble

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

11

McKenzi Wilkerson

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

13

Morgan Thompson

3

3

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

17

Caylee Durden

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

21

Cassidi Rushing

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

33

Brinson Rogers

3

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

Team Totals

27

24

1

1

1

0

0

0

3

3

2

7

 

 

 

 

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