Eastside tops Franklin Co., Alcovy falls
Eastside shut down Franklin County 8-0 in the Region 8-AAA tournament at Hart County Tuesday to earn a spot at the 3A sectionals next week.
The Lady Eagles got another solid performance from Amanda Henderson who tossed her second straight no-hitter.
In Hampton, Alcovy dropped a 10-1 decision to Griffin in opening round action and will need to play its way into a higher seed at the 4A sectionals at Lovejoy Complex next week.
“We didn’t hit the ball,” Alcovy coach Casey Bates said. “We have to get more than one run. We only picked up three hits and that won’t get it done.”
Dallas Hardin didn’t pitch as she is still nursing a thumb injury she sustained last week but Bates said she could have gone if he really needed her.
“Well, we want to win all of our games and come out of this tournament in first,” he said. “But it is more important that she rest so we can have her back for sectionals.”
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