Posted: Tuesday, October 8th 2013 at 9:51pm
Softball: Jefferson splits against Oglethorpe in 8-AA tourney
JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson softball team hosted Oglethorpe County on Tuesday in the Region 8-AA tournament and split Game 1 and 2 in a best-of-three series in Jefferson.
The Lady Dragons (21-7) fell to the Lady Patriots 4-2 in Game 1 but bounced back to extend the series with a 12-4 victory in Game 2.
Olivia Husted suffered the defeat in Game 1, while Caitlin Cantrell took the win in the pitching circle in Game 2.
Ashley Boyd opened Game 2 with a solo home run to help Jefferson secure the victory -- part of 16 hits in the contest. Jordan Phillips also went 4-for-5 in the game with a triple and an RBI, while Olivia Husted finished 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Meagan Faulkner also had two hits and three RBI.
Game 3 will take place on Wednesday, with the winner moving on to play Social Circle on Saturday for the Region 8-AA title -- Social Circle swept past Union County 8-4 and 4-0 in their contest on Tuesday.
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