JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Softball team picked up a 6-1 region win on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 7, defeating the Mt. Pisgah Patriots 6-1 at the Patriot Athletic Campus.
The victory gives the Mustangs the season series over the Patriots 2-0, having won the prior matchup 11-9 back on August 22.
The Patriots led early, going up 1-0 on an Isabel Kirby sacrifice fly that brought in Keira Yi.
After a scoreless second, the Mustangs tied the game and took the lead for good in the third inning, scoring twice for a 2-1 lead.
Kennedy Reynolds tied the game with a RBI single to plate Mia Winokur followed by a Grace Westmoreland ground out that brought home Reynolds.
Priscilla Andrin added to the Mustang lead in the top of the fifth inning, blasting a 2-run home run over the left field wall to put Mount Vernon ahead 4-1.
Lauren Dove and Olivia McDougall recorded RBI singles later in the inning to push the Mustang lead to 6-1.
Westmoreland (7-2) picked up the win in the circle for the Mustangs, tossing seven innings while allowing two hits and one run with four strikeouts.
Mount Vernon (10-4, 6-0 Reg. 6-1A DI), winners of four straight, returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 9, hosting a round robin tournament at Mustang Park.
The Mustangs will take on Bleckley County at 10 a.m. and Pepperell at 2 p.m.
Pepperell and Bleckley County will face off in the middle game at 12 p.m. as well.
About The Mount Vernon School
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,250 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.