North Murray 6, Ridgeland 5

Alivia Rymer hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning as North Murray (1-0) won its first game of the season over Ridgeland, 6-5.

As soon as the ball hit the bat, North Murray coach Jeff Samples said he knew it was gone.

"She took it straight center field," he said. "It was insane. I was jumping around. It was just great to see."

Rymer finished 3-for-4 with another home run earlier in the game on a solo shot.

"She had to have two," Samples said. "But that is Alivia. She's going to go above and beyond."

Abby Young started the game and Jodi Evans pitched the final inning to pick up the win for the Lady Mountaineers.

North Murray hosts Murray County for its first region game at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Northwest Whitfield 4, Sonoraville 3

Northwest Whitfield earned a win in its first game of the season with a comeback 4-3 victory over Sonoraville on Thursday on the road.

Northwest (1-0) trailed after one inning, 1-0, and tied the game with a run in the top of the third. Abi Snipes hit a two-run single with two outs to take the lead in the sixth inning. The Lady Bruins sealed the win with a final run in the seventh.

Shaylen Sutton picked up the win, pitching all seven innings with four strikeouts. She also recorded a double.

Molly Middleton led the offense for the Lady Bruins, finishing 2-for-4 with two runs scored.

Northwest plays in the Carrollton Leadoff Slam Tournament on Saturday at the East Carroll Complex. Its first game is against North Oconee at 11:45 a.m., while its second is against Heritage-Conyers at 3:15 p.m.

Southeast Whitfield 6, Gordon Central 5

Southeast Whitfield earned its first win of the season after topping Gordon Central on the road Thursday, 6-5.

The Lady Raiders (1-2) scored three runs in the first inning for the early lead and recorded eight hits.

Kaylee Taylor earned the win, pitching all seven innings with four strikeouts.

Madison Powell and Mayliah Williams each had two hits for Southeast.

The Lady Raiders host Murray County on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Armuchee at 2 p.m.

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