Wildcats, Cass split in tourneys
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Woodland and Cass both split in high school softball play in the Allatoona Buccaneer Bash on Friday.

A fourth-inning rally sparked Woodland to its 7-0 defeat of Norcross in the tournament opener played at Woodland.

Woodland fell behind in the sixth inning and ran out of comebacks in their 6-4 loss to Thomas County Central.

Woodland 7, Norcross 0

Woodland and Norcross both failed to score in the first three innings of their contest, but the Lady Wildcats crossed home plate five times in the fourth inning and twice more in the fifth inning in earning their victory.

The Wildcats outhit the Lady Blue Devils, 7-2, for the evening.

Powering the Woodland offensive attack was Courtney Godfrey, who was credited with three RBIs on two hits and also scored a run. Bailey Roberts also tallied two hits for the Woodland cause, drove in a run and scored two runs.

Shelby Rainey scored two runs for Woodland while Valerie Glass and Sheena Craig both added a run

Brooke Rogers struck out six over six innings of work to pick up the victory.

TCC 6, Woodland 4

Thomas County scored first against Woodland, tallying two runs in the top of the second inning.

The Lady Yellow Jackets added to their lead in the third inning, going up 3-0, but Woodland came back in the bottom of the frame with a single run to end the inning down, 3-1.

The visitors scored their fourth run in the fourth but Woodland answered with three big runs to knot the game at 4-all.

Thomas County ended its scoring in the sixth, taking a 6-4 lead, and held Woodland scoreless in the bottom of the inning to preserve the victory.

Godfrey and Bailey drove in two of Woodland’s runs along with Rainey and Bridgett Hampton. Sydney Hodorff also added a single for the cause.

Taylor Calhoun scored two runs, Kereston Franklin one and Rainey one.

Lily Watson allowed three earned runs in six innings of work.

Woodland continues play in the tournament today, hosting Roswell at 8:30 a.m., North Forsyth at 10:30 a.m. and Archer at 6:30 p.m.

Cass 3, Sonoraville 1

Cass took a close win from Sonoraville but lost its second contest to Woodland, Henry County, in softball play in the Allatoona Buccaneer Bash on Friday.

The Lady Colonels scored their three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning in earning their 3-1 win over the Lady Phoenix, who scored their lone run in the top of the first.

Kalee Rush picked up the victory for Cass, which tallied four hits. Sonoraville pounded out six hits on the evening.

The Lady Wolfpack scored in four of five innings on its way to defeating the Lady Colonels, 8-1, in their matchup.

Woodland scored a run in the first and second innings and three runs in the third and fourth while Cass scored its single run in the third.

Hope Elrod led Cass offensively with two hits.

Woodland was credited with eight hits while Cass tallied three.

Cass is scheduled to play three games today at Cherokee, starting with Cherokee at 8:30 a.m., North Paulding at 2:30 p.m. and Thomas County Central at 4:30 p.m.

Cartersville games

Cartersville is scheduled to play two games today at Harrison High School as part of the Allatoona Buccaneer Bash.

The Lady Purple Hurricanes meet Harrison at 3:30 p.m. and then take on South Paulding at 5:30 p.m.