Roundup: Coahulla Creek softball earns Region 6-3A title

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Coahulla Creek High School's softball team celebrates their Region 6-3A championship after a win over Sonoraville Wednesday.

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Coahulla Creek 4, Sonoraville 2

Coahulla Creek (22-5) defeated Sonoraville (14-8) 4-2 in a decisive game three of the Region 6-3A playoff championship series Wednesday to take the title. Coahulla Creek and Sonoraville split the first two games in a doubleheader on Tuesday.

The Lady Colts were behind 2-0 until the fifth, then added four runs in the last three innings for the win.

Sophia Voyles pitched for the Colts, striking out 10. Tatum Poe, McKinley Staten and Voyles each drove home a run.

The Colts host North Hall (Gainesville) in a three-game state playoff series beginning Tuesday.

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Northwest wins, Southeast falls at area tournament

Northwest Whitfield (29-9) advanced to the semifinals of their area tournament with a win over Ridgeland (21-8) Thursday, while Southeast Whitfield (20-25) lost to Ridgeland.

Northwest defeated Ridgeland 25-14 and 25-9, but the Panthers got a 25-20 and 25-15 victory over Southeast. The loss bumps the Raiders into a game with Cedartown Saturday, with the winner securing one of the four state playoff spots from the area.

Northwest's victory guarantees them a state playoff position, but they'll play Heritage at Pickens Saturday for the right to play in the region finals. The top two teams in each area host the first round of the state playoffs.

Northwest's Emma Allen finished with four kills, four assists and three blocks in the Thursday win, while Kiara Hughes had six assists and an ace. Whitley Chumley had 10 digs.

Southeast's Trinity Burse tallied 13 digs and five kills, while Anna Boyd had 10 digs and two aces.

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