High School Softball
Newnan rallies past Carrollton
The Newnan Lady Cougars exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fifth to beat visiting Carrollton 6-4 in a non-region softball game Tuesday afternoon.
Trailing 3-1, Lauren Ferguson connected with a home run to get the rally started and teammate Lindsay Stewart added an RBI double, scoring Shania Colton to help secure the victory.
Stewart finished the game with two RBIs.
Pitcher Tori Loveless picked up the win from the circle, giving up seven hits and striking out four.
Loveless also helped her own cause with an RBI. Leslie Davis also had an RBI in the Lady Cougars’ victory.
Chaycie Goggins had two hits and scored a run for the Lady Cougars.
Newnan improved to 4-4 overall while preparing for Thursday’s trip to play rival East Coweta in a Region 3-AAAAAA contest.
CARROLLTON 101 011 0— 4
NEWNAN 100 050 X — 6
WP Tori Loveless
HR Lauren Ferguson