DOUGLAS -- The Tift County Lady Devils soccer team improved to 9-2 overall and 7-2 in Region 1-AAAAA Tuesday with a 6-0 victory over the Coffee High Lady Trojans.

Kristy Kirkland had three goals and one assist for the Lady Devils. Maggie Crowley also had three goals and assisted on one of Kirkland's scores.

Sarah Loepker also had an assist in the game for the Lady Devils, while Jennifer Jones was praised by coach Ann Herzog for her play at goal keeper in the second half.

Tift will be back on the field Tuesday at Ware County.



ABAC sweeps

Darton Tuesday

TIFTON -- The Abraham Baldwin Fillies improved to 26-18 overall and 2-1 in Region XVII softball play Tuesday with a 1-0, 4-1 doubleheader sweep over the Darton College Lady Cavaliers.

ABAC won the first game with a run in the bottom of the ninth. Kate Thompson picked up the pitching win.

Melissa Laliberte then picked up the victory in game-two as she struck out 10 batters.

The Fillies will be at Gordon College Thursday for another conference doubleheader. The twinbill will begin at 4 p.m.



Hornets go to

3-0 in 1-AA

ADEL -- The Cook High Hornets went to 3-0 in the Region 1-AA baseball standings Tuesday with a 9-0 victory over the Mitchell-Baker Eagles.

Kyle Hamilton picked up the pitching win. In seven innings of work, he struck out 12, walked one and gave up two hits.

Hamilton was also 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and two RBIs.

Cody Gooden was also 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs. Will Wright had a hit and an RBI, while Tye Goff also added a hit.

Cook will be at home Thursday for a 5:30 p.m. game against Irwin County. The Hornets (7-4 overall) will then return to 1-AA play Friday with a 5 p.m. home game against Early County.

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