ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Softball team finished 3-0 over the weekend to earn the Sandy Springs City Championship for a second straight year.
The Mustangs defeated North Springs 14-0 in five innings on Friday night, August 12, followed by an 18-2 three-inning victory over Holy Innocents and a 12-4 rout of Riverwood on Saturday afternoon, August 13.
Below are highlights and notes from each game:
NORTH SPRINGS (W 14-0, 5 inn.)
Reese Hickey threw a no-hitter, tossing five innings with 13 strikeouts...Whiteney Dishman, Lauren Dove, Reagan Hickey and Reese Hickey each had 2 RBI's for the Mustangs...Frances Hunt scored four runs...Mount Vernon had four extra base hits with doubles from Dove, Frances Hunt and Priscilla Andrin...Andrin also had a triple...Mount Vernon totaled 13 hits and did not commit an error in the field.
HOLY INNOCENTS (W 18-2, 3 inn.)
The Mustangs jumped on the Golden Bears early, scoring 11 runs in the first inning...Reagan Hickey and Lauren Dove each had three hits...Grace Westmoreland, Reagan Hickey and Reese Hickey each had 3 RBI's...Kennedy Reynolds, Reagan Hickey and Westmoreland each scored three runs...Olivia McDougall picked up the win in the circle with two innings pitched and three strikeouts...Mollie Martin pitched one scoreless inning in relief.
RIVERWOOD (W 12-4, 5 inn.)
After trailing 3-2 in the third inning, the Mustang bats exploded for. a five-run third inning and outscored the Raiders 10-1 over the final three frames...Grace Westmoreland finished game 4-4 with 2 RBI's and two runs scored...Priscilla Andrin totaled 2 RBI's...Kennedy Reynolds and Reagan Hickey each scored two runs...Westmoreland and Hickey hit back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to end the game...Westmoreland picked up the win in the circle with 10 strikeouts while allowing four runs, four hits and four walks.
The Mustangs (4-0) are back in action on Monday, August 15, taking on the Dunwoody High School Wildcats.
First pitch for Mount Vernon's home opener is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Mustang Park.
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