FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Buford softball team posted six runs in the top of the fourth to put away Loganville 10-3 on Wednesday in the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational tournament at Flowery Branch High.<br />
Kennedy Kotula earned the win in the pitching circle for the Lady Wolves (3-0), her second of the season. Kotula pitched 6 innings (due to time limit) in a complete game effort that saw her allow 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out four.<br />
Senior Sydney Stavro led Buford at the plate, going 4 for 4 with a triple, 3 RBI, 1 run scored and 2 stolen bases, while Kotula went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI. Drew Puckett also went 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored, and Brianna Gutierrez was 1 for 2 with an 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.<br />
Buford will continue play in the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational Tournament at 6 p.m. Friday against Parkview at Flowery Branch High School.
It was another year for the record books in 2014, mostly for the right reasons -- state championships, new challenges and new stars taking their turn to shine. But there were also plenty of big stories that reminded us that sports -- like life -- isn