moved to third on a fielder’s choice before scoring on a wild pitch.
Eastside strung together three hits in the bottom of the second inning to extend its lead to 3-0. Amanda Hawkins singled and moved to second on a sacrifice before Erica Cronic knocked her home with a single. After Bianca Reed doubled, Cronic came in to score on a fielder’s choice.
The Lady Eagles tacked on one more run in the bottom of the third on an RBI single by Sierra Petree.
the Hart County (13-3, 2-2) lineup and recorded at least two strikeouts in every inning expect the seventh. She had a no-hitter going into the fourth inning before the Bulldogs put together back-to-back hits to break up the no-no and score their lone run.
Eastside currently sits in the third slot in the region stand- ings for the 8-AAA tournament. That is likely to change after the Lady Eagles play their make-up game against Oconee County.
“I feel good but I feel like overall, every team in the region is pretty good and we can’t take anyone for granted,” Wood said. “We have come out and play the way we are capa- ble of playing and not play on their level.”
Hawkins led the way for Eastside with two hits as the Lady Eagles ended with eight hits for the game.