Varsity Lions advanced in the GHSA 7A State Tournament with a 5-2 win over Colquitt County on Friday.
Elle Lunsford earned the win allowing only three hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out four and walking one.
The Lions offense struck for five runs in the third inning. Following hits by Senior Riley Hudson and Juhles Kelly, Senior Madison Strange singled driving in Hudson for the first run of the game. Zaia Hammond was struck by a pitch loading the bases for Kennedy Harp who hammered the first pitch for a long, grand slam homerun.
Kelly has three hits to lead the Lions. Senior Alex Harris, D’Amani Gadson, and Jaylah Jarrell also had hits in the game.