2009-09-17 / Sports

W-W Lady Tigers 9-2 after beating Warriors

Girls softball team will be playing in Morgan Invitational Tournament this weekend

NIKKI FREEMAN GETS A HIT FOR THE LADY TIGERS W-W is 9-2 after beating Jefferson County last week. NIKKI FREEMAN GETS A HIT FOR THE LADY TIGERS W-W is 9-2 after beating Jefferson County last week. The Washington-Wilkes Lady Tigers softball team continued its winning ways last week with a resounding defeat of the Jeffer- son County Warriors 9-1 after the mercy rule was enforced in the fifth innning. The Ladies are now 9-2 on the season.

Cayla Gilland picked up the win on the mound making her record 7-1.

Leading hitters for the Tigers were Nikki Freeman (1-2), Lauren Chafin (1-3), Ashley West (1-3), and Yakira Banks (1-3).

The Tigers began region play on Tuesday with a road game against the Fighting Irish of Aquinas. On Friday and Saturday the Tigers will play at the Morgan County Invitational Tournament.

Game 1 will be at 4:14 against Alcovy High School. Game 2 on Friday is at 9:30 p.m. against Franklin. Saturday's game times will be determined by pool play pending the outcome of Friday's two games.

Earlier last week, the Lady Tigers suffered their second loss of the season in an 8-0 shutout from the Blue Devils of Elbert County. The Tigers were unable to produce any offense collecting only four singles in the contest.

CAYLA GILLAND IS 7-1 SO FAR THIS SEASON The Lady Tigers began region play this week. CAYLA GILLAND IS 7-1 SO FAR THIS SEASON The Lady Tigers began region play this week. Elbert's big inning came in the fifth when the Devils scored seven runs on three hits, three walks, and three hit batters.

Hitters for the Tigers were Yakira Banks (2-3), Ashley West (1-2), and Hannah Ward (1-2). Cayla Gilland suffered her first loss of the season making her record 6-1.

Washington-Wilkes Lady Tigers 2009 Varsity Softball Schedule

2009 Varsity Softball Schedule
Opponent Location Time
September
10 Jefferson County Home 5:00
15 Aquinas Away 5:00
18 Morgan tournament Away TBA
19 Morgan tournament Away TBA
22 Lincoln County Home 5:00
24 Aquinas Home 5:00
28 Jefferson County Away 5:00
30 Lincoln County Away 5:00
October
3 Franklin County Away 11:00
7 Region Playoffs TBA
YAKIRA BANKS makes the out from shortstop. YAKIRA BANKS makes the out from shortstop.

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