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Cartersville 15, Dalton 5

Dalton (2-4) and Cartersville (3-4-1) entered the seventh inning Thursday tied at five, but Cartersville exploded for 10 runs in the final inning to sink the Lady Cats.

Dalton was leading 4-1 at one point, but Cartersville fought back to tie the game with two runs in the sixth inning.

In the seventh, Dalton drove home a run, allowed a few more with infield errors, then gave up a two-RBI double and a two-run homer.

Cadence Blackwell hit a two-run homer in the first inning for Dalton, while Jazmin Rodriguez finished with two RBIs.

Dalton plays Calhoun on Tuesday at 5:55 p.m.

Fannin County 4, North Murray 3

Fannin County (1-1) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to stun North Murray (2-9) 4-3 in a road game for the Lady Mountaineers on Thursday.

North Murray led 4-2 going into the final half.

After Fannin charged in the seventh, two hits netted two runs.

Janna Baggett had an exceptional evening for North Murray. She finished 2 for 3 with a triple, a double and an RBI. Angel Tant was 2-for-4 and Charley Patton had a hit and threw a run.

Patton and Kylie Corbin split time on the mound for North Murray, holding Fannin to two points from six.

North Murray has a road game against Model at 5 p.m. Tuesday.


Northwest loses to Gordon Lee and LaFayette in three sets

Northwest Whitfield (2-4) lost two games, both in straight sets, to Gordon Lee (2-4) and LaFayette (5-0) Thursday in a home three-game.

Allie Anderson had 35 assists, eight digs, three aces and two blocks for Northwest. Mia Peña had 26 digs and two kills. Caroline Buckner had 13 kills and one block.

Northwest hosts Cedartown at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Southeast knocks out Christian Heritage in tri-match and falls to LFO

Southeast Whitfield (1-7-2) shared a Thursday tri-match at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School on Thursday, falling to host LFO (2-4), but beating Christian Heritage (0-2 ).

The Lady Raiders needed three sets in a battle against Christian Heritage. The South East won the first 25-20 before Christian Heritage responded to win by the same scoreline. The Lady Raiders toppled Christian Heritage 15-10 in the final set to secure their first victory of the year.

LFO took down the Southeast in straight sets, 25-20 and 25-13. The hosts also beat Christian Heritage in straight sets, winning 25-16 and 25-19.

Cristiany Pineda had 13 assists and 10 digs for the Southeast, while Trinity Burse had 21 digs and 11 kills. Yaretzi Hernandez had 11 recoveries.

The Southeast plays in a road tri-game in Carrollton against Central and Oak Mountain on Tuesday at 5 p.m., while Christian Heritage plays in a tournament at Coosa High School in Rome on Saturday.


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