• North Murray 4, Adairsville 0: McKinley Fields' two-run home run followed by Alivia Rymer's RBI double put North Murray ahead 3-0 in the first inning and Talli Burgess was dominant for the second game in a row as Murray County moved to 2-0 (2-0, Region 6-3A) on the season. Playing in a light, misting rain for most of the game, Burgess adjusted to the wet conditions, surrendering just one hit in the complete game shutout.
"I told my girls when times are tough we gotta be able to overcome," head coach Steve Granger said. "The conditions were a little tough for Talli, a few command issues with the wet ball, but she was able to fight through it and make adjustments."
The lone hit for Adairsville came in the seventh inning on a bloop pop fly which landed between the second baseman and the right fielder. Burgess allowed three walks and struck out 10. Fields and Avery McCamy both had two hits for North Murray and Samantha Black drove in the team's fourth with an RBI single in the second.
North Murray will head to LaGrange on today for the two-day Callaway High School Tournament.
• Harrison 10, Dalton 9: In a game that took 3 hours and 45 minutes to complete, Harrison struck last as Dalton fell to 1-2 (0-2 Region 6-6A) on the young season.
Harrison jumped out to an early 8-0 lead after three innings, but beginning in the fourth inning the Lady Catamounts began to chip away at the lead. Dalton took the lead on a McCall Maret two-RBI double in the bottom of the seventh to make the score 9-8, but Harrison scored once in the bottom of the seventh to tie and once again in the bottom of the eighth to win.
"If you can be proud of losing a game, I was proud of them tonight," Dalton head coach Stacy Parker said. "That's one of the best teams in the region we played tonight."
Four players had multiple base hits for Dalton including Keen Johnson, Maret, Elly Souther and Olivia Whaley. Johnson, Maret and Souther each added two RBI apiece. Sophomore pitcher Hope Parker was instrumental in the comeback, pitching 4 2/3 and striking out six batters while the comeback was taking place.
"We were so proud of the girls for coming back from 8-0," Parker said. "We gave ourselves a chance to win the ballgame and we had a couple errors where if we don't have those we probably win the game."
Dalton will have today off before playing a doubleheader at South Cobb on Saturday.
• LFO at Coahulla Creek: PPD, makeup TBD
• Mount Pisgah at Christian Heritage: PPD, makeup TBD
• Murray County at Calhoun: PPD, makeup TBD