High School Softball

Newnan holds off Pike County 3-1

Newnan’s softball team held off Pike County on the road Wednesday in a 3-1 victory that evened the Lady Cougars’ record to 4-4.

Both teams finished the game with six hits, but Newnan picked up timely hitting from senior starting pitcher Tori Loveless, whose RBI in the sixth drove home Maysen Willard with a go-ahead run.

Williard doubled after Pike County had evened the score at 1-1 before scoring.

Lesley Davis gave Newnan the 1-0 lead in the top of the second with a solo home run to start the scoring.

Pike added its only run of the game in the bottom of the second inning when it pushed an unearned run across.

The Lady Cougars added an insurance run when Katelin Richards walked and later scored in the seventh before closing out the win with a wild double-play when catcher Arden Jobe fired to third to nab a runner. A second Pike runner on first was called out for taking off early from the bag on a delayed steal.

Loveless went the distance, striking out two and walking one.

Newnan is off until next Wednesday when it plays a Region 3-AAAAAA contest at Campbell.








More Sports

High School Football

Cougars hoping to stay away from tricks of Indians' wing-T

If Newnan wants a treat on Halloween tonight at Garland Shoemake Stadium, the Cougars are going to have to avoid getting tricked by a wing-T ... Read More


Indians look to run past Cougars for second straight year

Coaching in big rivalry games is nothing new for first-year East Coweta football coach Steve Pardue. He experienced it when he was head coac ... Read More


High School Football

Central looks to advance in playoffs in rematch

The calendar still reads October, but for Central Christian's football program, the playoffs are already here. But in order to push its seas ... Read More


Lady Indians Fall Short

Historic year comes to close

By DOUG GORMAN dgorman@newnan.com  KENNESAW—The 2014 volleyball season will go down as the best ever for East Coweta’s Lady ... Read More


High School Softball

Lady Indians anxious for return to Elite 8

This time last year, East Coweta's softball team had to buy a ticket at the gate of the South Commons Complex if they wanted to attend the E ... Read More

High School Softball

Newnan's 'royal' recovery provides boost

Newnan's softball program could be described as the Kansas City Royals of this week's GHSA Class AAAAAA Elite 8 Tournament, a team that many ... Read More