Lady Dogs host Tournament
By Branodn Park
One week following the Oconee County Mid-Summer Classic, the Morgan County Lady Dog fastpitch sofball team hosted their own tounament, the Lady Dog Invitational at Heritage Park.
Several people descended upon Heritage Park to offer support and cheer to their hometown girls.
The atmosphere and format of the invitational tournament was similar to that of a playoff tournament in order to prepare the participating teams for the upcoming regional playoffs, schedulded to begin in early October.
Playing host to the Lady Dog Invitational, Morgan wanted to make a good showing at their own tournament.
“We had a strong turnout at the tournament,” Head Coach Anne Stamps said. “We were proud to see the support we got from the community.”
Participating teams included Baldwin High School, Heritage High School, Newton High School, Alcovy High School and Monroe High School.
The Lady Dogs would finish the tournament with an overal record of 2-3, posting wins against Baldwin and Alcovy and losing against Heritage, Newton and Monroe.
Overall, the Lady Dogs would finish the tournament with a second in silver placing.
“Overall, we had a good tournaments,” Stamps said. “We were pleased with the turnout and the results. We did a lot of good things and showed improvement from the beginning of the year.”
Stamps added, “If some hits would have fallen in different places at different times, we could have had a better finish, but as a whole I though we represented well.”
Stamps continued to say the team still have things to work on to ready them for the remainder of the season.
Morgan was scheduled to play at Eastside Tuesday at 4:30. Eastside defeated the Lady Dogs in their first meeting at Heritage Park.
The Lady Dogs will travel back to Oconee County today to square off against the Lady Warriors. The game is scheduled to begin at 5:55 p.m.