Bailey tossed one-hitter, pair of two-hitters


Brianna Bailey continued her dominating senior season, including a one-hitter and two two-hitters, as the Wewahitchka Jr./Sr. High School softball team’s winning streak reached 12 this week.

With a 4-1 victory of Franklin County Tuesday, the Lady Gators reached 17-4 overall, a perfect 10-0 in district play.

Bailey is 16-1 on the season with a 0.45 ERA and just shy of two strikeouts per inning: 186 Ks in 94 innings.


Wewahitchka 4, Franklin County 1

Bailey tossed a one-hitter and Gracie Price drove in two runs during a key three-run fifth inning.

The Lady Gators managed just four hits, and Price’s were the only RBIs, but Bailey made it hold up.

Bailey struck out seven, walked one and allowed a single earned run.

A three-run fifth broke open a game knotted at 1-1.

Price was 2 for 3 with a double and Aleah Wooten and Lyndsey Butler had the other Wewahitchka hits.

Cyrina Madrid reached twice, stole two bases and scored twice.

Tamiah Rouse and Anna Setterich also scored for Wewahitchka.


Wewahitchka 3, Bozeman 0

Bailey tossed a two-hit shutout and drove in a run as the Lady Gators notched a key district game Monday night.

Angela Long had a single and drove in the other two Wewahitchka runs.

The Lady Gators put up single runs in the first, fourth and sixth innings.

Price was 2 for 3 and scored, Katie Shealy was 1 for 2 and Butler 1 for 1.

Kristen Nichols and Wooten each scored.

Bailey dominated, striking out 17 and walking none over seven innings.



Wewahitchka 10, North Florida Christian 5

The Lady Gators roared back from a 5-1 deficit last week, scoring three runs in the fourth inning, two in the fifth and four more in the sixth.

Butler hit a three-run home run in her only plate appearance to jolt the Wewahitchka offense.

Bailey singled and scored, Long drove in two runs, Wooten had a pair of hits and scored and Madrid was 2 for 3, stole two bases and scored twice.

Haley Guffey had two hits and scored twice, Price had a single and drove in two, Shealy singled, drove in a run and scored and Kristen Thompson singled and scored.

Savannah Lister started in the circle for Wewahitchka and allowed five runs on five hits while walking two and striking out three in three innings.

Bailey came on to pitch the final four frames, allowing two hits while walking two and striking out seven.




Wewahitchka 11, Franklin County 0

Bailey tossed a two-hitter and drove in five runs as the Lady Gators coasted last week in Eastpoint last week.

Wewahitchka scored five runs in the final two innings.

Bailey was 3 for 4 with a triple and Long had a single and drove in three runs to pace the Lady Gator offense.

Madrid was 3 for 5 and scored twice, Price was 3 for 4 with a double and drove in two and Wooten was 3 for 5 and scored three times.

Setterich, Shealy and Thompson all had hits for Wewahitchka.