Softball

Softball: 3 biggest classes have new No. 1’s heading into playoffs

Thursday, September 29, 2011
By Robert Naddra

There are new teams atop three classifications in the PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball poll heading into the region playoffs next week. Harrison, 22-2, jumps from second to first in Class AAAAA after winning 11 of its final 12 games in the regular season.  Brookwood, last week’s No. 1, dropped to No. 2 after losing two of... »

Softball: No. 2 Mount Pisgah readies for postseason

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Daryl Brooks The No. 2 ranked Mount Pisgah Christian School softball team completed the regular season on Monday with an 8-0 win over Galloway. The Lady Patriots finished the regular season 16-3 overall and 7-0 in Region 5-A play. This is the second consecutive year that Pisgah has gone undefeated in Region regular season... »

Softball: No.1 Greenbrier opens region vs. Richmond Hill

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Robert Titus Greenbrier swept a double header Saturday at South Effingham to remain undefeated in region 2B-AAAA play. In the first game the Mustangs held a 4-2 lead over the Wolfpack going into the top of the seventh. Kirsten Titus lead off the inning with a pinch hit single and Taylor Dupree and Casey... »

Softball: Buford posts 5-1 record in Brookwood Invitational

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Brad Brown The Lady Wolves of Buford continued their assault upon teams in larger classifications in play this week at the Brookwood Invitational Tournament.  While rolling to a 5-1 overall record, the Buford girls played 2 teams in Class AAAAA, and three teams in Class AAAA ( all three of those teams ranked in the... »

Softball: No. 1 teams stay put in all 5 classes

Friday, September 23, 2011
By Robert Naddra

There was little shuffling in the latest PrepCountry.com/GACA coaches softball rankings as teams continue to jockey for position for the upcoming region playoffs. All five No. 1 teams held their positions. Brookwood leads Class AAAAA again as the top four teams remained the same from last week. Harrison, Mill Crek and Collins Hill fall in... »

Softball: Freshman tosses no-hitter in Buford’s 8-0 win

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Brad Brown As the Buford Lady Wolves recognized their seniors prior to tonight’s Region 6AA contest against Decatur, perhaps it was more than just ironic that a freshman pitcher (Bria Bush, 4-2) threw a no-hitter in a five-inning game shortened by the mercy rule.  Bush pitched her 3rd complete game... »

Softball: Greenbrier tops Evans, improves to 21-3

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Robert Titus Greenbrier (21-3, 7-0 Region 2B-AAAA) beat county rival Evans (16-6, 7-3 Region 2B-AAAA) 4-0 on Sept. 20 behind a strong pitching performance by senior Morgan Tickerhoof who earned her second complete-game shutout against the Knights this season.  Tickerhoof worked out of a bases loaded one-out jam in the... »

Softball: Buford sweeps pair, starts new winning streak

Friday, September 16, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Buford beat Clarkston and Woodstock in a double header Thursday, giving the Wolves (16-7) a three-game winning streak since losing to Greater Atlanta Christian last week. Prior to the loss, the Wolves had won eight straight. Danielle Dlugasch pitched a no-hitter and struck out seven in the 15-0, three-inning win over Clarkston. In the 8-3... »

Softball: Brookwood climbs to No. 1 in Class AAAAA

Thursday, September 15, 2011
By Robert Naddra

Brookwood vaults to the top of Class AAAAA in the latest PrepCounty.com/GACA coaches softball poll on the strength of a 13-game winning streak. The Broncos, No. 3 last week, have posted five straight shutouts. Harrison and Mill Creek, ranked No. 1 and 2 last week, each slide down a spot. All four other No. 1... »

Softball: Greenbrier rallies late past Cross Creek

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Robert Titus Greenbrier scored six runs in the final two innings to defeat Cross Creek 8-7 last Thursday. Cross Creek held a 7-2 lead going into the bottom of the 5th inning. Kirsten Titus (4-0) held the Razorbacks scoreless through the final three innings to pick up the win. Leading hitters were Taylor Dupree... »