August 19, 2018

GHSA State Softball Preview (Round 1): Lady Braves vs. Armuchee

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Armuchee Indians

Lady Brave Seniors

WHEN: Wednesday/Thursday October 12-13

GAME TIMES: Doubleheader @ 4:00 PM on Wednesday, Game 3 if necessary @ 12:00 PM on Friday

WHERE: Heard High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Lady Braves (19-9), Indians (13-15)

SEEDINGS: Lady Braves #1 in Region 5-AA, Indians #4 in Region 7-AA

HEAD COACHES: Lady Braves — Matt Hornsby, Indians — Shane Arp

LADY BRAVE STAT LEADERS: Batting Average – Alyssa Cosper (.407), Hits – Ally Harris (34), Home runs – Hannah Sanders (7), RBI’s -Ally Harris (31), Stolen Bases – Aspen Barker and Alyssa Cosper (15), Wins – Haley Bennett (10), Saves – Haley Bennett (3), ERA – Haley Bennett (2.56), Strikeouts – Haley Bennett (50)

RANKINGS: Lady Braves (#4 in AA by the AJC), Indians (Unranked)

AT STAKE: The winner will earn a spot in the Round 2 Sweet 16 series October 19-20. The winner of this series will meet either Bleckley County (#2 seed Region 3-AA) or Fitzgerald (#3 seed Region 1-AA) in Round 2. If the Lady Braves win, they would host that series.

SERIES: This is the first meeting between the Braves and Indians

COLORS: Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray), Indians (Blue, Gray and White)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Armuchee High School , Heard County High School

ADMISSION: $7 at the gate for Wednesday’s DH, $5 at the gate for Thursday’s single game (*if necessary)

WEATHER: Sunny Skies with temperatures in the Mid to Upper 70’s

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