VHS Makes Sweet 16
The Vidalia High School Indians softball team took part in the GHSA AA State Super Regionals last week in Hazlehurst. Vidalia played two games against Washington County and two against the #1 team in the State, Jeff Davis. VHS won both of their games over Washington, but lost in both matchups with the Yellow Jackets as they ended their season in the Sweet 16. VHS finished the year with a 17-13-1 record and they were 9-6 in Region play.
On Tuesday of last week the Indians played their first game of the Super Regionals at 2:00 p.m. against Washington County's Golden Hawks. VHS took the lead in the top of the first inning with one run.
They blew the game open in the top of the s e cond with 15 more runs to take a 16-0 lead over the Hawks. VHS held them scoreless in the second and third to take the win by the run rule, 16-0. vs. JD
Up next for VHS was the #1 team in the state, Jeff Davis. Vidalia gave it their all and lost by just one run.
Jeff Davis scored the only run of the game in the bottom of the third inning. VHS had a chance in the second inning, but a big double play by the Jackets ended the VHS threat.
VHS had another runner on base in the sixth inning but couldn't come through with the big hits to drive her in. Jeff Davis held on to take the win, 1-0 over VHS, sending the Indians into the losers' bracket. vs. Washington
It was another blow out win for the Indians against the Hawks on Wednesday. VHS jumped out with three runs in the top of the first inning to take the early lead. They added three more in the second inning and two in the third to hold an 8-0 lead. In the top of the fourth inning VHS scored seven more to push their lead to 150. They held in the bottom of the frame to take the win by that score. vs. JD
The win over Washington again matched up the Indians with Jeff Davis, this time in the Sweet 16. VHS had to beat Jeff Davis twice to make it to the State Tournament in Columbus, but the Jackets took the first game to close out the season for Vidalia.
Jeff Davis plated two runs in the bottom of the first inning as they went ahead early. Neither team scored over the next two innings, but in the bottom of the fourth the Jackets added seven more runs to pull ahead 9-0 over VHS.
The Indians were not able to score in the fifth inning as Jeff Davis took the game by the run rule, 9-0.