Despite allowing three runs in the third inning, the Varsity Lions came back to defeat Kennesaw Mountain 11-3 in five innings.
Varsity Lions secured the victory with a six run fourth inning. A run scoring single by Senior Riley Hudson, a sacrifice fly by Jaylah Jarrell, and an error on a ball put in play by Senior Aleix Harris broke open the game.
Elle Lunsford (12-8) was in the circle again going five innings, allowing three runs, on five hits and striking out five.
Tonight’s sweep of Kennesaw Mountain in the first round of the GHSA State Playoffs advances the Varsity Lions to the second round of 16 teams on the road to Columbus. This was also the first time the At Large team won a game or advanced. The Lions did both!