BUFORD -- The Buford softball team pounded out 14 hits en route to an 8-0 defeat of Lambert in six innings on Monday in Buford.<br />
Senior Bria Bush cruised to her fourth victory of the year in the pitching circle, putting up a complete game (her third of the season) and her second shutout of 2014. Bush yielded just 2 hits, while striking out three and allowing just 1 walk.<br />
Baylee Sexton helped pace the Lady Wolves offense, going 4 for 4 with an RBI, 4 runs scored and 4 stolen bases, while Remington Hasty went 3 for 4 with an RBI (which sealed the contest in the sixth inning). Sydney Stavro also went 2 for 4 with a double and a stolen bases, and Brianna Guttierrez produced a hit and an RBI.<br />
Buford will travel to face North Gwinnett at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
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