Posted: Thursday, September 5th 2013 at 6:20am
Softball: North Hall edges Branch in 8-inning thriller
By Morgan Lee Editor
FLOWERY BRANCH -- North Hall edged Flowery Branch 6-5 in 8 innings on Wednesday.
Kaitlin Edwards pitched a complete game for the Lady Trojans, who also racked up 12 hits at the plate.
North Hall's Ashlyn Brewster and Carson McCormack produced RBIs in the first inning, but the Lady Falcons responded in the third to move ahead 4-3.
The two teams battled back and forth, with North Hall knotting the score in the fourth, only to see Flowery Branch pull ahead in the fifth. The Lady Trojans evened things again in the seventh, as Ashlyn Brewster took advantage of defensive errors to score the tying run.
Moving to the International Tie-Breaker, North Hall's Carson Negley scored on an RBI single by Hayden Savage in the top of eighth.
The Lady Trojans secured the victory in the bottom of the inning, culminating in Savage gunning down a runner at home plate from centerfield.
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