Lady Indians have a great start to softball season
The Stephens County Lady Indians had a great start to the softball season Friday night.
After trailing 4 to 0 in the third inning, the Lady Indians came back to win over Elbert County at home, 16 to 4, in four innings. Nyleigh Hutto drove in 5 runs on 2 hits to lead Stephens County. Fayeth Ivester went 3 for 4 at the plate to help Stephens County collect 15 hits in the game. Riley Walker earned the win on the mound, giving up 4 runs on 3 hits.
Stephens County could not continue their success on Saturday as they lost a double-header on the road at White County. In game one, the Lady Indians trailed 7 to 0 after 3 innings. They tried to come back but came up short, 7 to 4. Stephens County collected 6 hits in the loss.
In game two, Stephens County was down 5 runs after 3 innings, but their comeback effort fell short as they lost 10 to 8 to White County. Carley Funderburke’s home run in the top of the sixth inning tied the game at 7. The Lady Indians had 11 hits led by Kylee Glaze with 3.
In J-V action Friday, Stephens County defeated Elbert County, 6 to 1.
Stephens County will be back in action Tuesday as they host Habersham Central. The JV game will start at 4:30 followed by the varsity game at 6:30.