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Softball Drops Three Straight at Mill Creek

HOSCHTON, Ga. – The FPD softball team (3-5) dropped its final three games of the Mill Creek Tournament that included a 4-2 defeat to South Effingham and a 9-3 loss to Jefferson on Saturday, August 16.

FPD first matchup of the day featured South Effingham, who took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never relinquished the advantage.

Carli Sutton picked up the loss in the circle for FPD. Katie Culver had one RBI for the Lady Vikings.

In the second game of the day, FPD ran into the powerful offense of Jefferson.

Despite leading 2-0 after the first inning, the Lady Viking surrendered seven runs in the fifth and sixth innings to allow Jefferson take control.

Lizzie Reed connected for her first home run of the season. Reed, Courtney Lawrence and Sutton each had one RBI for the Lady Vikings in the contest.

The Lady Vikings return to action on Tuesday night, August 19, hosting Mt. de Sales Academy for the beginning of Region-7 play. First pitch is scheduled for 5:55 p.m. at The FPD Softball Complex.

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BOX SCORES:

Friday Night Late Game
WINDER-BARROW 3, FPD 2 (late)

FPD 000-002-0 — 2-5-2
WBH 000-201-x — 3-6-0

WP: Cathleen Nugue. LP: Carli Sutton (3-2).
2B: FPD – Carline Harrison.
Game notes: Harrison had two RBI’s for FPD … Allie Parkerson was 2-for-3 for FPD … Sutton struck out four batters … Jakayla Sullivan was 2-for-3 with 2 RBI’s for Winder.
Record: FPD 3-3

Saturday Games
SOUTH EFFINGHAM 4, FPD 2

FPD 001-000-1 — 2-7-3
SEF 201-010-x — 4-6-1

WP: Brabham. LP: Carli Sutton (3-3).
2B: FPD – Caroline Harrison, Lizzie Reed.
3B: SEF – Connaway.
Game notes: Katie Culver was 2-for-2 with one RBI for FPD … Reed was 2-for-3 … Connaway was 2-for-3 with three RBI’s for South Effingham.
Record: FPD 3-4.

JEFFERSON 9, FPD 3

FPD 200-001-0 — 3-6-3
JEF 000-052-2 — 9-9-2

WP: Caroline Mitchell. LP: Carli Sutton (3-4).
2B: FPD – Allie Parkerson; JEF – Arynn Baker.
HR: FPD – Lizzie Reed; JEF – Olivia Husted.
Game notes: Reed, Courtney Lawrence and Sutton each had one RBI for FPD … Sumner Carlton was 2-for-3 for FPD … Neither pitcher issued a walk in the game … Husted was 3-for-3 with 3 RBI’s for Jefferson … FPD has lost three straight.
Records: FPD 3-5
Next: Mt. de Sales at FPD, 5:55 p.m., Thursday.