The opening round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs turned into a wet and windy affair late Tuesday evening, but the Carrollton High School softball team stayed the course to survive a slippery sweep of Decatur.
The Region 7-AAAAA Tournament crown will come down to one game.
The No. 7 Carrollton High School softball team split its championship series doubleheader with Woodland, Cartersville on Tuesday, taking the first game with an 8-2 win before dropping the second in a 9-7 decision.
Both the Carrollton and Villa Rica high school softball teams got exemplary, complete-game performances from their starters in the circle during Thursday’s Region 7-AAAAA rivalry tilt in the City of Gold.
A trio of traditionally strong prep softball programs are laying the foundation for another chapter of success to their respective history books this fall, and it's all cranking up during the final days of July.
Trading in its traditional Black and Gold attire for the evening, the Carrollton High School softball team paid homage to cancer victims, survivors and current fighters with the Annual 'Pink Out' game on Tuesday, spotlighting a cause that is much greater than the game.