By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
High School
softball softball
Softball team drops two on the road
Dawson County continued a four-game road trip Aug. 12 as they opened the 7-AAA schedule with a visit to the Greater Atlanta Christian school of Norcross for a game against the regional powerhouse Lady Spartans. Opening the game with three strikeouts in row set the tone for the evening as the Lady Tigers continued to struggle at the plate, while sophomore Olivia Martinez, in her first year as the starting pitcher, found herself down by one run after giving up a pair of walks in the first inning. Martinez rallied to strike out the side in the second inning and, along with some solid defense, held the Spartans scoreless in the third, but the Lady Tigers could not find the zone against GAC starter Faith Vento who went on to strike out 12 of 24 batters in her complete game shut-out performance.
Continue reading