TIFTON -- The Tift County Lady Devil softball team took a break from Region 1-AAAAA action Saturday with a home doubleheader against the Camden County Lady Wildcats.
Head coach Ivey Vickers' Tift squad took the first game, 6-3, but fell in the night cap, 3-1.
"Everyone got to play today and we all had a lot of fun," said Vickers. "We also got a chance to work on some things and that will help us down the road."
Monique Jordan and Janna Shiver both picked up two hits and a RBI to lead the Tift offense in game one.
Amber Whittle and Kayla Futch also each went 2-for-4 in the contest.
Knocking in one run apiece were Summer Cromer and Sara Beth Sickling. Cromer on a hit and Sickling on a sacrifice bunt.
Tiffany Goode picked up the pitching win in relief.
In game two Camden jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead and did not look back in taking the win.
Tift's only run came in the sixth. Shiver hit a triple and scored on a single by Whittle.
Besides the RBI, Whittle also went 2-for-3 in the game.
The other two hits came a double from Cromer and a single by Imesha Wells.
Tift will travel to Ocilla Tuesday for a 4:30 p.m. game against Irwin County.
The Lady Devils will then go to Valdosta to take on Lowndes Thursday at 5 p.m. in a Region 1-AAAAA contest.
Vickers' team will then face Valdosta on Oct. 14 and Fitzgerald on Oct. 15. Both of those games will be at home.
Tift is 10-6 overall and 4-4 in region play.
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