The Bryan County softball team scored four times in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Metter at home Tuesday, giving the Redskins their first Region 2-AA win of the season. They are now 3-2 overall, 1-1 in the region.
Metter scored two runs each in the first and third innings, followed by three runs in the fifth and single runs in the sixth and seventh innings. Bryan County managed two runs in the third inning and four more in the fifth but still trailed 9-6 heading into the bottom of the seventh.
Brooklyn Hewitt had one hit in the game for Bryan County, but it turned out to be the game-winner. Alayna Williams and Alyssa Edwards each had three hits while Williams notched four RBI. Shelby Barfield picked up the win on the mount and had two hits and two RBI
The Redskins are at Jenkins today at 4:30 p.m. and at St. Vincent’s Academy Thursday at 4 p.m.
The Wildcats, meanwhile, scored one run Tuesday in the top of the sixth inning and another in the top of the seventh inning to beat host Wayne County 2-1. Adriana Garrett and MacKenzie White each had an RBI for Richmond Hill. Haley Taylor went 3-for-3 at the plate while Alaina Lucas picked up the win and Darrien Christian got the save.
Richmond Hill, now 2-1, plays two games at Lambert High School Friday beginning at 6:45 p.m.