Liberty County is off to a 2-3 start in the softball season after wrapping up games at the Warriors’ Blast Tournament last weekend.
The Lady Panthers took wins Friday over Bryan County 5-2 and Wheeler County 5-4. Saturday, the Lady Panthers lost to Emanuel County Institute 12-0.
In Friday’s game against Bryan County, Lady Panther Meleina Davis ruled the pitcher’s mound and the plate. She went 2 for 2 with an RBI and scored two runs. She pitched the five-inning win, tossing two strikeouts and allowing only two hits and two runs, one earned.
De’Ana Gumataotao was 1 of 2 with an RBI. Madison Winn was one of three with an RBI.
In Friday’s second game, Liberty had a 2-1 lead against Wheeler and then scored three runs in the fifth inning to pad the lead. Wheeler County tried to stage a rally, scoring three runs before the Liberty defense shut down the game.
Lady Panther Madison Winn took the win, tossing four strikeouts.
Alexis Barnes was 2 for 2 and scored a run. Gumataotao went 2 of 3, scoring a run. Winn was two of three with two RBIs. Anderson was one of three with an RBI. And Candice Blitch was one of three with an RBI.
Carmea Gumataotao went one for one, and Navia Telfair was one of two a bat.
Saturday, the Liberty girlsfaced ECI who recorded four shutout innings, while scoring 12 runs.
Davis was charged with the loss on the rubber.
Liberty was set to play at Bradwell Institute yesterday. The game was not finished in time for press. Results will be posted in Sunday’s Courier.
Thursday the Liberty girls host BI at 6 p.m.
The stats and scores were gathered from Game Changer as entered by the coaching staff.