Fannin County Softball has a very young team. But don’t tell that to new Fannin County Softball Coach Morgan Helton and the Lady Rebels Softball team.
Coach Helton spent the last season as the Middle School Softball Head Coach and had a tremendous amount of success. The girls have completely bought into her coaching and leadership and its showing on the field.
We will give a brief recap of the Fannin Lady Rebels 3-0 start. Spoiler Fannin Scored 41 Runs in 3 games.
Game #1 vs Towns County Fannin 12 Towns 4
Towns County jumped out quick on the Lady Rebels in the top of the 1st inning. Towns led 3-0 after the top half and carried a 3-2 Lead into the bottom of the 3rd.
In the bottom of the 3rd, Natalie Herendon had an RBI Double, Josilynn Newton delivered an RBI Double, Rachael Adams had a sacrifice bunt scoring a run, Riley Davis singled on a 3-1 Count knocking in a run and Jayden Bailey drew a bases loaded walk.
The Lady Rebels led 7-3 after the 3rd and never looked back. Defeating Towns County 12-4. All starting 9 Lady Rebels scored a run in the contest. Riley Davis, Jayden Bailey, Callie Ensley, Jaylen Green, Natalie Herendon, Josilynn Newton, Rachel Adams, Chelsey Frye and Zoe Putnam. Green, Herendon and Frye scored 2 runs.
Herendon was awarded the Win on the mound going 5 Innings with 5 K’s
Game #2 vs Gordon Central Fannin 15 Gordon Central 2
The Lady Rebels may have set a School Record for most runs in an inning on Tuesday. I’m not sure what the record is but I know that 14 runs is a significant amount. For what its worth Fannin County scored 14 in the Bottom of the 1st on Tuesday. The offensive invasion by the Lady Rebels was led by Zoe Putnam, Callie Ensley, Chelsey Frye, Riley Davis, Jayden Bailey, and Natalie Herendon, all driving in runs in the 1st inning.
Every player that entered the game for the Lady Rebels contributed. Riley Davis, Jayden Bailey, Callie Ensley, Jaylen Green, Natalie Herendon, Josilynn Newton, Rachel Adams, Chelsey Frye, Zoe Putnam, Aidyn Patterson, Kharcee Hughes and Aaleyah Rogers.
Natalie Herendon pitched 1 Inning giving up just 1 hit and 0 walks.
Jayden Bailey would pick up the Win going 3 inning and 0 Earned Runs.
Game #3 vs Chestatee Fannin 14 Chestatee 6
The 3 Game winning streak continued for Fannin County. 14 Runs this time vs the Lady War Eagles from Chestatee. Riley Davis, Jayden Bailey and Josilynn Newton had 8 hits combined between the trio. Herendon picked up the win striking out 7 over 4 innings.