Softball 14U All-Stars advance to state

Published 10:30 am Friday, June 29, 2012

| Bainbridge Leisure Services

The Bainbridge Leisure Services Department’s 14-year-old and under All-Star girls softball team finished second in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) District 3 Tournament here this week.

They will now advance to the GRPA state tournament, beginning Tuesday, July 10, at the Earle May Boat Basin.

Bainbridge lost 13-3 to Lee County on Wednesday night in the championship game.

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Bainbridge scored all their of their runs in the championship game against Lee County in the third inning. Taylor Jackson opened the inning with a walk and moved up to second when Lindsey Duke was hit by a pitch. Jeri Sloan followed with a triple, driving in both runs. MaCalya Kirkland had an RBI triple in the inning as well.

Tournament play began on Saturday with Lee County defeating Crisp County, 13-1. Bainbridge followed with a convincing 25-2 victory over Grady County. Crisp County defeated Moultrie, 10-6.