September 16 – 17, 2016
North Paulding Makes the Most of 5 Hits in 6-4 Victory over Dunwoody
North Paulding and Dunwoody each put runners in scoring position on Saturday, but the Wolfpack capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 6-4 win.
Dunwoody out-hit North eight to five, but Dunwoody stranded eight runners on base. North Paulding held off Dunwoody , as Dunwoody was unable to overcome a five-run fifth inning deficit. Dunwoody scored three runs in the seventh on an RBI double by Walker Wicklund and an RBI single by Sam Moss. Despite its efforts, Dunwoody couldn’t finish the comeback.
Lou Bell racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Wolfpack. She tripled in the second inning.
Shay Sullins got the win for North Paulding. She allowed four runs over 6 1/3 innings. Sullins struck out one, walked one and gave up eight hits. North never surrendered the lead after the second inning, scoring four runs on a sacrifice fly by Brooke Whittemore, an RBI single by Sullins, and a two-run triple by Bell.
Dunwoody scored one run in the top of the fourth to cut its deficit to three. A solo home run by Katie Hicks gave Dunwoody life. But, Sullins got Riley Wesolowskito fly out to end the inning.
North Paulding added two more runs in the bottom of the fifth. A sacrifice fly scored Bell to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by Alyssa Brumelow’s double, scoring Whittemore.
North Paulding Hangs on against Wayne County, 4-3
Wayne County wasn’t able to overcome the big hole it dug itself into against the Wolfpack, and Wayne County lost 4-3 to North Paulding after falling behind by four runs in the fifth inning.
Wayne County scored three runs in the fifth on a three-run home run by Maggie Miller. Still, Wayne County couldn’t catch North. It was a good day at the plate for North Paulding’s Meagan Coltrane. Coltrane went 2-3, drove in one and scored one run. She singled in the second inning and doubled in the fifth inning.
Caeley Anderson got the win for the Wolfpack. She allowed three runs over five innings. Anderson struck out seven, walked none and gave up five hits.
The game’s last lead went to the Wolfpack thanks to a third inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on a two-run double by Emma Wilson. North Paulding built upon their lead with two runs in the fifth. A double by Coltrane ignited the offense, scoring Wilson. That was followed up by Haylee Folds’s single, plating Coltrane.
North Paulding Seizes Victory, Thanks to Late Three-run Home Run, Drop Gilmer, 5-4
North Paulding and Gilmer volleyed the lead four times on Saturday, but the Wolfpack came out on top for a 5-4 win on Saturday.
North Paulding took the lead in the fourth inning and held on for the victory. The Wolfpack went up for good on a three-run home run by Emma Wilson off Hannah Bennett, scoring Caeley Anderson and Hannah McGill.
North shaved off Gilmer as Gilmer was unable to match North Paulding down the stretch.
Gilmer scored one run in the fifth on an RBI single by Madison Carver. Despite its efforts, Gilmer couldn’t get over the hump.
Wilson racked up three RBIs on one hit for the Wolfpack. Wilson got it done in the circle on the way to a win. She allowed three runs over four innings. She struck out six, walked three and surrendered two hits.
The top of the second saw Gilmer take an early lead, 1-0. After a quick strike from Gilmer, North Paulding responded with one run in the second. North scored on an error.
The lead was North’s to lose after fourth inning. More runs came home on a ground out by Alyssa Brumelow.
Early lead gives North Paulding Victory over Campbell, 13-0
North Paulding jumped out to an early lead on Campbell and captured a 13-0 victory on Saturday. The game was decided quickly as the Wolfpack exerted their will early with 11 runs in the first three innings.
North Paulding got their bats going early, scoring 11 runs in the first inning to pull ahead of Campbell. Alyssa Brumelow racked up five RBIs on two hits for North. Wilson had four RBIs with a grand slam in the first inning.
Jill Dixon got it done on the rubber on the way to a win. She pitched four shutout innings. She struck out four, walked one and surrendered one hit.
North Paulding Musters More Hits but Falls 4-2 to Dunwoody
North Paulding lost 4-2 in seven innings on Friday, despite outhitting Dunwoody four to two. Emma Wilson racked up two RBIs on one hit for North. She homered in the sixth inning. Shay Sullins looked sharp on the rubber. Sullins gave up just two hits, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five during her six innings of work.
Dunwoody didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring three runs in the third inning when it scored on a three-run home run by #8.
After pushing across two runs in the top of the sixth, North Paulding faced just a 4-2 deficit. A two-run home run by Wilson set off the Woflpack rally. Dunwoody stopped the rally after #66 got Lou Bell to ground out.
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