Four Toombs County Lady Bulldog seniors had to wait four days for their Senior Day game against Dodge County. The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but it was rained out. On the makeup date the Lady Bulldogs kept Dodge off the scoreboard for the first two innings, but the top team in the subregion eventually pulled away to a 9-0 win in six innings. Watch a slideshow
As for the seniors, Abigail Lynn had two singles in her first two at bats and went 2-for-3 and made numerous plays from her shortstop position. Lynn would like to play the game at the next level and she wants to be a dental hygienist.
Ansley Tatum handled a very sharp hit ball at third base, smothering it on the side of her body before making an accurate throw to first base to retire the batter. Tatum will resume her soccer career in the spring after missing last season with a knee injury and she plans on playing that sport at Middle Georgia.
Asia Shipman caught two hard hit balls in right field. The first one required that she reach her glove up high in the air and the second one was hit a little lower. Asia is a top 10 student and she plans to attend the University of Georgia and major in criminal justice and then after college she will join the military and serve as a military policeman.
Taylor “Red” Hattaway went o-for-2 in the game. However, she has had many productive bats this season. Taylor has been on the honor roll all four years of high school and she plans on going to Kennesaw State to major in nursing.