VHS Softball Is #1 In AA
The Indians softball team of Vidalia High School picked up two more wins last week as the #1 team in the state improved their record to 12-2 on the year and 4-0 in Region 2AA. VHS picked up a win on the road on Tuesday over Swainsboro and then went to Lyons on Thursday and defeated the Bulldogs of Toombs County.
VHS vs. Swainsboro
Neither team picked up any runs over the first two innings, and Madison Starr struck out the side in the bottom of the second. But in the top of the third the Indians got on the board. Emma Humphrey picked up a two out single and then stole second. The ball got away on the throw down and she advanced to third. Ashtyn Braddy got a hit up the middle to put VHS on top 1-0. Braddy stole second, and then a single by Bailey Holland scored Braddy as VHS took a 2-0 lead.
Holland came in to get some work in the circle in the fourth inning and kept the Tigers off the scoreboard.
In the top of the fifth inning a single by Matlin Mead put a runner on. Emily Thompson was hit by a pitch. A single scored a run, and then VHS loaded the bases. Logan Menard walked to bring in a run for a 4-0 lead. A wild pitch brought in a run, and then a passed ball scored another. A single by Janna Hyers brought in an- continued from page
other run. Treyunna Roundtree picked up a hit that put VHS up 9-0.
VHS held in the bottom of the frame to end the game by the run rule. Tymber Harris came in to pitch for the sixth inning and struck out the side to end the game.
VHS vs. TCHS
Braddy led off the game with a single. She stole second and a double down the leftfield line scored Braddy for a 1-0 lead. That was all the Indians could get in the first inning.
In the top of the second inning Starr reached on a fielder's choice with Menard coming in to run for Starr, who was pitching. Menard stole second and then Bobbitt was hit by a pitch to put two runners on. Rileigh Robinson hit into a fielder's choice, but Menard came in to score on the play. Braddy had an infield single that made it 3-0 as Bobbitt scored. Braddy stole second and then took third on a throwing error. She then scored on a double by Humphrey.
Toombs did pick up a run in the bottom of the second inning to make the score 4-1, but VHS answered in the top of the third inning. Holland picked up an infield single and Harris then blasted a tworun home run off the scoreboard to put VHS up 6-1. Alli Tuafmann walked and stole second, Starr walked, and then with two outs the Indians scored two more runs to push their lead to 8-1.
Vidalia got one more run in the top of the fourth inning on their way to a 9-1 run-rule win in five innings over their rival Toombs.
This week VHS was at Jeff Davis on Tuesday after presstime. They will travel to East Laurens on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and they will then head to Greenbrier High in Evans, GA on Friday for a pair of games, playing Evans and Greenbrier.