Thursday, September 21, 2017
North Cobb High School
Hillgrove High School
Hillgrove Varsity Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against North Cobb
Hillgrove Varsity defeated North Cobb 5-4 in a back-and-forth affair on Thursday. The game was tied at four with Hillgrove Varsity batting in the bottom of the sixth when there was an error, scoring one run.
North Cobb scored three runs in the fifth inning, but Hillgrove Varsity still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for North Cobb came thanks to a single by Alexa Doherty, a single by Kennedy Kirklin, and a error.
Hillgrove Varsity captured the lead in the first inning. Dejah Mills singled on a 1-0 count in the first inning, scoring one run.
North Cobb scored three runs in the fifth inning. North Cobb’s big inning was driven by a single by Doherty, a single by Kirklin, and a error.
Chandler Greene earned the win for Hillgrove Varsity. She threw seven innings, allowing four runs, six hits, striking out six, and walking zero. Rayna Ezzell took the loss for North Cobb. She tossed six innings, surrendering five runs, and seven hits.
Hillgrove Varsity collected seven hits. Rylee Mitchell and Mills each collected multiple hits for Hillgrove Varsity. Mills and Mitchell each managed two hits to lead Hillgrove Varsity.
North Cobb had six hits in the game. Ashton Storie and Doherty each collected multiple hits for North Cobb.