October 13, 2011
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Flint River sweeps Randolph Southern on Saturday in the state softball finals as the Lady Pats finish runner-up for the second year in a row.
The Randolph Southern softball team takes two-of-three games in the Final Four series late Saturday night to advance to the GISA Class AA state championship series Saturday in Dublin.
Randolph Southern ace Madison Ragan throws a one-hitter in the opener and the Lady Patriots sweep through the first round of the GISA Class AA state playoffs.
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Albany High softball team reaches state tourney for the first time in history; ASU football players honored by conference
Following its 10-7 upset win in the Region 1-AAAA softball tournament Wednesday against Dougherty, Albany’s fast-pitch team officially punched its ticket to the state playoffs for the first time in history. (ADDS: roundup items on Lee County, Dougherty and Randolph Southern softball teams; ASU football's weekly conference awards)
Lee County beats Northside, Columbus on Tuesday thanks to help of its outgoing seniors. (ADDS: roundup items on Sherwood, SGA, Westwood, Doughterty, Deerfield and Randolph Southern softball)
Dougherty's winning streak grows to 10 with a 13-2 victory against Mitchell County, while Terrell Academy beat Westwood, 10-6.
Lee County wins a crucial Region 1-AAAAA game against Hardaway. (ADDS: Items on Dougherty, Albany, Randolph Southern, Westwood, Terrell Academy, Deerfield, Sherwood and SGA)
The Lady Trojans are on quite a roll after sweeping Calhoun County on Wednesday.
Anna Laine Brock is lights-out again as the Lady Eagles roll over Tiftarea, 7-1, on Tuesday. (ADDS: roundup items on Deerfield, Randolph Southern, Dougherty, SGA and Westwood)
The suddenly-resurgent Dougherty softball program continues to be on a tear as the Lady Trojans win their fifth straight game Thursday, the latest victory coming against city rival Westover. (ADDS: roundup items on SGA-Deerfield, Randolph Southern-Fullington, Sherwood-Brookwood and Lee County-Bainbridge softball)
Check out Wednesday's state prep softball roundup of Southwest Georgia's GISA and GHSA schools.