SOFTBALL: Unity Chris­tian 2, New Cre­ation 1

Rome News-Tribune - - BASEBALL -

In a de­ci­sive Game 3, Lind­say Hoyt hit an RBI dou­ble in the first in­ning against New Cre­ation Chris­tian on Thurs­day and Unity Chris­tian held on to win the game and the quar­ter­fi­nal se­ries of the GICAA Divi­sion II state playoffs.

Pitcher Keri Glass struck out seven in the com­plete-game ef­fort, while Lady Lion Maddie Dor­ough saved the pos­si­ble game-ty­ing run af­ter making a throw from left field to home to keep the run­ner at third.

Unity Chris­tian split their se­ries-open­ing dou­ble­header with New Cre­ation on Mon­day, win­ning the open­ing game 14-2 be­fore com­ing up just short in the sec­ond game, 4-3. Glass pitched both of those games as well, strik­ing out four in Game 1 and 11 in Game 2.

The Lady Lions will host Holy Ground Bap­tist in the Fi­nal Four se­ries, start­ing with a dou­ble­header on Mon­day at Griz­zard Park.

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