GHS Lady Bulldogs open season with wins over Alton

<p class="p1">Gainesville’s Lady Bulldogs started the fall softball season in a big way with a varsity and JV victories over the Alton Lady Comets Monday night.</p><p class="p1">The varsity team brought home a 5-1 win in seven innings. “As a team, we had 15 hits, so that’s a plus,” said coach Cody Swearengin. “We should’ve scored more runs, but with it being the first game, I’ll take the win.</p><p class="p1">“Emily McKinzie did an awesome job pitching. She struck out 11 and walked three. Our defense was pretty good behind her. Overall, a solid effort in our first game.”</p><p class="p1">The JV team also was victorious over the Lady Comets, bringing home an 8-6 win,</p><p class="p1">The Lady Bulldogs travel to Bakersfield Friday, Aug. 25.</p>

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