In its final test before beginning the regular season, the Long County High School softball team fought to a 6-6 tie in a scrimmage Tuesday at Brunswick.
Bailey Harrison led Long County at the plate by knocking out two home runs with three runs batted in. Other notable batters for the Lady Tide were Makaylee Fowler, who was 1 for 2 with a walk, and Hannah McGowan, who was 1 for 3 with one RBI. Lady Tide starting pitcher Caitlyn Wingate went the full seven innings.
Long County head coach Brian Thomas was pleased with his team’s effort, but said there is room for much improvement.
“I thought we performed well. There were several physical mistakes made, but we can address them at practice,” he said.
The coach hopes that having the scrimmage before the season starts will help his team when the real games begin.
“I wanted them to understand that no matter the opponent, no matter the circumstances, we must come to the ballpark 100 percent focused,” Thomas said.
Long County was scheduled to open its regular season Saturday by taking on Crisp County and Telfair County in McRae. Results were unavailable at press time.
Pick up a Wednesday Coastal Courier and check out coastalcourier.com to find out how the Lady Tide did against the Lady Cougars and the Lady Trojans.