Lyons, GA. – August 19, 2023 | Coach Hayne Brant
On Friday, the Lady Dawgs faced off against West Laurens in the 280 Invitational, clinching a decisive 4-0 victory. Shay Stringer and Kassidy Brantley led the team’s efforts, both registering a 2-for-3 performance on the night. Additionally, Shay showcased her prowess in the circle, recording an impressive nine strikeouts for the Dawgs.
Toombs started their scoring spree in the bottom of the second inning. After Stringer’s single, Natalie Quintero sacrificed to advance Stringer to second. Subsequently, Kassidy’s single drove in the first run of the game. The momentum continued in the third inning as the Lady Dawgs added three more runs to their total to make the score 4-0. Singles by Casey Cantwell and Stringer would set the stage, followed by Quintero’s sacrifice fly that would also add a run. Brantley would also add a timely single, bringing in another run.
Throughout the game, West Laurens struggled to get anything going, largely due to Stringer’s formidable pitching, which accounted for nine strikeouts. With their defense holding strong and the offense capitalizing on opportunities, the Lady Dawgs maintained their lead, defeating the Raiders 4-0.
The Lady Dawgs are back in action at home today at 9 a.m. versus South Effingham and 3 p.m. versus Harlem.