Dalton and Northwest Whitfield each split games Friday night in the Class 4A state softball tournament at Hobgood Park in Woodstock.

The Lady Catamounts (21-13) beat Marist, 1-0, in eight innings on Lacie Coquerille’s no-hitter. Hannah Mayo went 3-for-3 and had the game-winning RBI in the eighth.

However, it was a bittersweet day for Coquerille, who stumbled and tripped on the rubber and balked in the winning run in the seventh inning, losing to Cherokee 1-0.

Northwest (17-13-1) defeated St. Pius X, 3-2, and then was shut out, 4-0, by Sequoyah.

In Dalton’s victory, the Lady Cats’ Lindsey Bramlett started on second base in the eighth inning and moved to third on Haley Long’s sacrifice bunt. After Katie Henderson struck out, Mayo singled in the game-winning run.

Coquerille struck out 11 and walked three in the victory.

In the second game, Coquerille gave up four hits, struck out eight, walked one and was charged with the one run.

“From a pitching and defensive standpoint I thought we played good, but didn’t hit the ball like we should,” Dalton coach Bob Brotherton said. “But when you get to this level, everybody’s good, so that makes a difference.”

Dalton plays the Winder-Barrow-St. Pius X game today at 10 a.m.

Against St. Pius X, Emily Headrick fired a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks. The two runs St. Pius scored were unearned.

Stephanie Sewell went 2-for-3, as did Morgan Herbort, who had an RBI. Callie Thomas’ run-scoring hit tied the game and then Bethany McArthur’s double put the Lady Bruins ahead. Northwest scored all three of its runs in the sixth.

In their second game, Headrick worked the first four innings and Jessica Gallmon finished up.

The Lady Bruins missed two golden scoring opportunites.

“We had the bases loaded twice and couldn’t score,” Lady Bruins coach Tammy Lambert said.

The Lady Bruins play today at noon and will face the Marist-Dacula winner.

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