Weather Alert

ATLANTA AND CANTON TO FACEOFF IN CLASS 1 SOFTBALL SECTIONAL

The Atlanta Lady Hornets and the Canton Lady Tigers will look to move a step closer to a trip to the Missouri Class 1 Final Four in Springfield when they face off Wednesday evening in Canton. Atlanta will bring a 20-3 record into tonight’s contest. They defeated Schuyler County 7-1 on Saturday to capture their third district title in five years. Atlanta head coach Courtney Garnett says focus will be key for her team.



right-click to download mp3

Atlanta’s offense has been very strong this year. The Lady Hornets come into the contest averaging ten runs a game. Garnett says it will be important for her team to have quality at-bats against Canton pitcher Abigail Hultz.



right-click to download mp3

Meanwhile, the Canton Lady Tigers are looking to return to the Final Four for the fourth time in six years. Their last trip yielded a state title in 2017. Canton head coach Jonathan Bastian says their veteran pitcher and catcher tandem helps drive the team.



right-click to download mp3

The Lady Tigers have allowed just 29 runs this season, while racking up a 20-1 record. Bastian also feels his team’s focus will be crucial to their success going forward.



right-click to download mp3

First pitch is scheduled for 6 pm Wednesday at Cotton Bowl Softball Field in Canton.

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Connect With Us