The East Georgia State College Lady Bobcats Softball Team advanced to the final four with a two-game sweep of ABAC in the GCAA Softball Tournament on Thursday, May 6 at Bobcat Field. The final score in game one was 4 to 3 and in game two the final score was 14 to 3.
The Bobcats were led by Mattie Cash in game one on the mound who allowed just five hits and three runs. At the plate, Allana Hooks, Jana Crews, Taylor Morgan, and Sierra Taylor provided key hits for the Bobcats, who would score four runs in seven innings and win game one by a score of 4 to 3.
In game two Britney Foster took the mound and completely dominated the ABAC batters allowing just three runs on four hits. At the plate the Bobcats pounded out 14 runs on 15 hits with all nine of the Bobcat starters getting at least one hit in game two. Jana Crews, Alaina Lee, Allana Hooks, Sierra Taylor, Makenzie Wilkerson, Dani Wells, Stephenie Ruffin, Taylor Morgan, and Madelyn Denning all got hits and scored runs for the Bobcats who are advancing to the Final Four in the GCAA Tournament. The Lady Bobcats will travel to Gordon State College on Tuesday for two games.
“We played our best ball of the season today,” said Head Coach Chuck Wimberly. “We came ready to play and it showed with our pitching, fielding, and hitting. I am just so proud of the way we battled in game one to get the victory and came out in game two and completely had our best day at the plate as a team for the entire season hitting the ball.”