Northern softball team wins its pool


The Northern 11-12 softball team shut out West Point 10 in four innings on Sunday to win the Pool A championship the Georgia Little League state championship at Britt David Park.

Haley Johnson and Zoe Paul combined on a no-hitter. Johnson went the first three innings, striking out eight of the nine batters she faced.

Paul finished the game by pitching the fourth.

Kamdyn Fuller went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and a run scored. Alexis Sibold went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored.

Northern has Monday off and will play the Pool B runner-up in Tuesday's semifinals.

9-10 softball

After having the first day of the state tournament off, the Northern 9-10 team beat Bartow County 8-5 on Sunday.

Ireland Cavanaugh pitched four of the six innings and picked up the win.

Cavanaugh, Riley Ingram and Savannah Sibold all went 2-for-3.

Northern clinched a berth in the semifinals with the win. It plays Western at 7:30 p.m. today for the Pool B championship.

10-11 baseball

The Northern 10-11 baseball team bounced back from its loss on Saturday to beat Coastal 10-0 on Sunday in Peachtree City.

Colton Joyner pitched a no-hitter and struck out seven.

Joyner also hit a pair of home runs and drove in four runs.

Northern will take its 1-1 record in Pool B into Tuesday's 6:30 p.m. game vs. West Point, which is also 1-1.

9-10 baseball

After having its game delayed by rain Saturday afternoon in Carnesville, the American 9-10 baseball team beat Smyrna 9-5 late Saturday night.

Gray Voltz was the winning pitcher.

Payton Taylor went 2-for-3 with two doubles and Matthew Bennett had a double and three RBIs.

American will not play again until Tuesday against Glennville in another Pool B game.

Softball The Pioneer senior softball team's game was postponed by rain Sunday. The Pioneer junior team lost to Toccoa 11-8 as Toccoa won the state championship.

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