RABBITTOWN — East Hall won the Region 7-AAA tournament on Wednesday and with it grabbed the top seed for the upcoming Class AAA state tournament.
The Lady Vikings survived a dogfight with Lumpkin County in the semifinals scoring two late runs to break a 5-5 tie and go on for a 7-5 victory. In the finals, they gutted out a 2-1 victory over Greater Atlanta Christian behind a stellar performance from Steffanie Redmon in the cicle.
Against Lumpkin County, East Hall scored in the sixth inning to break the tie on an error and added an insurance run.
Macy Banks earned the win for East Hall surrendering five runs on seven hits and striking out three over seven innings. Natatlie Robinson took the loss for Lumpkin County allowing five hits and seven runs over six innings.
Kaitlyn Daniel went 2-for-3 at the plate for East Hall. Lumpkin County racked up seven hits on the day with Kyla Day and Brighton Harder both with multi-hit games.
Against GAC, Redmon scattered seven hits and allowed just the one run in a complete-game effort. She fanned 11 for the game.
Banks, Brown, and Redmon each collected one hit for East Hall.
In the consolation game, North Hall beat Lumpkin County to take the No. 3 seed. The Lady Indians will be the No. 4 seed in the state tournament.