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Monday August 29th, 2016 8:53AM

Softball: Jackson Co. edges past Elbert in extra innings

By staff
The Jackson County softball team edged out Elbert County 5-4 in eight innings on Tuesday.

The Blue Devils held a 4-3 lead in the top of the seventh but the Lady Panthers (9-10-1) scored in the bottom half -- Victoria Fontana driving in Alyssa Dasher -- to force extra innings and the international tie-breaker.

Jackson County pitcher Jessica Baker dominated the eighth, striking out the first batter faced and then forcing two pop-ups to keep Elbert scoreless.

Baker then sealed the win, with an RBI single, scoring Shelton Kendrix.

Baker pitched a complete game, allowing 10 hits, three walks and four runs. She also struck out four.

Dasher helped lead the Jackson County offense, going 3-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, while Mason Garland went 2-for-3, with a run scored and an RBI.
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