Lyons, GA. – September 19, 2023 | Coach Hayne Brant
The Toombs County Lady Dawgs Softball team secured a decisive 10-4 victory over Screven County on Monday.
The scoring was initiated in the first inning by the Lady Dawgs when Casey Cantwell hit a double, bringing in one run. In the second inning, a single by AJ Jarriel propelled the Lady Dawgs into the lead with a score of 2-1. Aniston Powell’s single in the third inning extended the Lady Dawgs’ lead to 4-1 and they wouldn’t look back from there.
Cantwell was the winning pitcher for the Lady Dawgs, allowing nine hits and four runs over four innings, while striking out seven and walking one. Shay Stringer earned the save by pitching three innings and striking out eight.
The Lady Dawgs showcased their offensive prowess by accumulating 15 hits during the game. Natalie Quintero, Kassidy Brantley, Emerson Powell, Powell, Jarriel, and Cantwell each contributed two hits for the Lady Dawgs. Cantwell, a key player in the middle of the lineup, led the team with two runs batted in and had a 2-for-4 performance at the plate.
Defensively, the Lady Dawgs were flawless, not committing a single error in the field.
On Tuesday, September 19, 2023, the Lady Dawgs will host Brantley County in a JV/Varsity matchup. The JV will play at 4 PM and Varsity will play at 6 PM.