Multiple Teams · FLORENCE TOPS ATHENS IN AREA SOFTBALL GAME


The Lady Falcon softball team traveled to Athens to take on the 5th ranked team in class 6A in an area game.  Athens took a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning before the Lady Falcons answered with 4 runs in the second. Ellison Barrett shut Athens down the remainder of the game and the Falcons won 4-1.  Ellison Barrett, backed by great defensive play, pitched 7 innings, giving up only 3 hits and striking out 6.  The offense was led by Madison Kasmeier, Davis Watkins and Alexis Murphy, each with 2 hits in the game.