Buc Bash Tournament

August 26 – 27

Cartersville outdone by Meagan Coltrane and North Paulding, 3-2

North beat Cartersville 3-2 in seven innings on Friday behind Meagan Coltrane, who went 1-1.

Caeley Anderson kept contact to a minimum, striking out six Cartersville batters. Anderson allowed two earned runs, four hits, and no walks over seven innings.

Hannah Todd couldn’t get it done on the rubber for Cartersville, taking a loss. She lasted  six innings, walked two, struck out seven, and allowed three runs.

The top of the first saw Cartesville take an early lead, 2-0. A double by Todd, scoring Paris Poston started the inning off. More runs came home for Cartersville when Short scored on an RBI single by Lauren McElhancy. North Paulding went up for good in the third, scoring three runs on two singles.
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North Paulding fourth-inning burst enough to top Sequoyah, 13-1

North Paulding beat Sequoyah 13-1 in four innings on Friday after an eight-run explosion in the fourth inning. North scored in the fourth on a ground  out by Marisa Pierce, a ground out by Shay Sullins, a ground out by Sullins, an RBI single by Loren Walker, a two-run single by Lou Bell, a two-run single by Bell, a two-run single by Bell, an RBI double by Brooke Whittemore, and an RBI single by Pierce.

Whittemore boosted her batting average thanks to a perfect 2-2 day at the plate to pace the Wolfpack.

Jill Dixon pitched lights out for North Paulding. Dixon gave up just two hits, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five during her four innings of work.
The game’s last lead went to North thanks to a second inning rally that saw five runs cross the plate on a three-run double by Meagan Coltrane and an error.

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North Paulding falls to Sonoraville 5-4 in spite of Alyssa Brumelow’s performance

Alyssa Brumelow went 2-4, but North still fell to Sonoraville 5-4 in seven innings on Saturday.

Two of the Wolfpack’s runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Brumelow. She singled in the fifth inning and doubled in the seventh inning.

Harleigh Chastain, Griffin Holden, Shayna Dutton and Kristen Davis helped lead Sonoraville. They combined for eight hits and two RBIs.

Caeley Anderson ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She lasted three innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed two runs.
The top of the first saw North Paulding take an early lead, 1-0. The Woldpack’s threat began with a single by Marisa Pierce. A single by Anderson then moved Pierce from first to third.

Sonoraville survived North’s surge and put up two runs of its own in the first. Sonoraville scored on a two-run double by Sandra Beth Pritchett. Sonoraville got one-run rallies in the fourth inning and the seventh. In the fourth, Sonoraville scored on an RBI single by Emma Garland, scoring Dutton. Sonoraville answered North Paulding’s top inning with one run of its own in the seventh. Sonoraville scored on an RBI double by Davis.

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Early lead not enough for North Paulding, drop 10-7 decision to Lassiter

North jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 10-7 to Lassiter on Saturday. Lassiter took the lead in the fourth inning on an RBI double by Avery Webster.
Lassiter was sparked by Blake Neleman and Webster, who teamed up for six hits and four RBIs.

In the top of the first, North grabbed the early lead, 1-0. Caeley Anderson singled to ignite the Wolfpack’s offense, before Alyssa Brumelow doubled, scoring Anderson. Lassiter survived the Wolfpack’s surge and put up three runs of its own in the first. Lassiter scored on a ground out by Jesse Beasenburg, a walk by Morgan Alexander, and a ground out by Devin Wagner.

Lassiter never surrendered the lead after the fourth inning, scoring four runs on two doubles and an RBI single by Wagner.

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