Harrison sweeps tourney games
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August 17, 2013 12:40 AM | 1357 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Harrison won a pair of games to open the Cherokee Leadoff Classic on Friday, beating host Etowah 6-4 before taking care of Columbus with an 8-0 win over five innings.

The Lady Hoyas (6-1) got out to a 6-1 lead after four innings of the opener before Etowah rallied to cut its deficit.

Sierra Maddox sparked the offense, reaching base four times with two singles, a double and a walk. She also drove in three runs.

Rachel Farris doubled, drew two walks and had an RBI.

Bridgette Rainey (1-1) struck out four and allowed three hits and two runs before exiting with no outs in the sixth inning. Brooke Taylor completed the game.

Farris hit a two-run single against Columbus, while Sierra Maddox had two hits and an RBI.

Emily Kachel had two hits and and RBI, and she was also the winning pitcher. Kachel gave up just three hits and recorded 11 strikeouts.

Kennesaw Mountain sweeps split-doubleheader: In a pair of Georgia Dugout Club tournament games, the Lady Mustangs beated Bremen 1-0 and Houston County 5-3.

Kennesaw Mountain scored its run from the Bremen game in the fifth inning. Kathryn Woody hit an RBI single to right field to score Lilly Wright.

Madi Lewis pitched five innings to get the win, striking out five and walking two. Woody kept Bremen hitless in the sixth and seventh to get the save.

Kayla Aarons was 2-for-2 at the plate.

Kennesaw Mountain had to hold off a Houston County rally after taking a 5-0 lead.

Woody got the win in the circle and is 3-0 on the year. She gave up five hits and struck out four.

Malea Bell was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a triple for Kennesaw Mountain. Lewis was 1-for-3 with an RBI double, and Lexi Bates was 2-for-3.

Kennesaw Mountain will host Chapel Hill today.

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