The Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team picked up two important Region 8-AA wins during the past week. On Tuesday, the Lady Tigers defeated Banks County, 7-2, at home and then on Thursday the team defeated Rabun County, 5-2.
Head Coach Jed Lacey, current head boys' soccer coach, has been named the new girls head soccer coach at Dawson County High School. Lacey has had a successful run as boys' coach at the school with two runs in the state tournament. In his second year the Tigers were in the Sweet 16.
Head coach Jimmy Pruett's Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team had a busy and eventful week. On Tuesday the team traveled to Blue Ridge for a game against Region 8-AA foe Fannin County. The Lady Tigers came out on the short end of an 8-inning, 3-2 loss to the Lady Rebels.
The Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers softball team played its first game in eight days last Thursday. Despite the time off the Lady Tigers didn't miss a beat and came away with a 9-1 victory against Rabun County.
Weather played a major role this week for the Dawson County High School softball team. Thunderstorms on Tuesday caused a cancellation of a game at Pickens County, which was played on Wednesday under threatening skies in Jasper.
The Dawson County Lady Tiger softball team traveled to Gainesville for the 9th Annual Lanier Point Invitational last Friday and Saturday. Games were halted after the Saturday morning session because of rain and will be made up this Saturday.