Ware County Gators Varsity Takes Victory Over South Effingham In A High-Scoring Affair
There were runs aplenty on Wednesday, as Ware County defeated South Effingham 15-10.
The Lady Gators opened up scoring in the first inning. Savannah Jeffers singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Erin Meeks led the Lady Gators to victory on the rubber. She went four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits, striking out one and walking one. Avian Trull and Cullee Peavey entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Harley Pinette took the loss for South Effingham. She went one-third of an inning, allowing five runs on four hits and walking one.
Ware tallied 20 hits. Trull, Jeffers, Sierra Taylor, Adrian Harris, Meeks, D'Yonne McClain, and Grace Milton all managed multiple hits for Ware. Harris, Taylor, Jeffers, and Trull each collected three hits to lead Ware.
GAME ONE RESULTS: South Effingham 6 Ware Co. 4
Late Score Costs Ware County Against South Effingham
Wednesday's game against South Effingham was a heartbreaker for the Lady Gators, as they lost the lead late in a 6-4 defeat. South Effingham trailed 4-1 in the top of the sixth inning when C Stone homered on a 1-1 count, scoring four runs.
Ware lost despite out-hitting South Effingham eight to seven.
Avian Trull took the loss for Ware. She surrendered six runs on seven hits over seven innings, striking out six.
Haylee Johnson started the game for South Effingham. She lasted four innings, allowing five hits and four runs
Adrian Harris went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Ware in hits.
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