Ellie Graham no-hits Troup in Lyons 13-0 state tourney win

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Ellie Graham (right) enjoys her no-hitter with Morgan Newsome (left) and Bailey Holland (center)

The Lyons Midget Girls softball team has opened the GRPA State Tournament, in  Moultrie, with two convincing shut out victories. The All Stars followed up their 12-0 win over Wayne County on Tuesday with a 13-0 four inning rout of Troup County on Wednesday. Ellie Graham controlled the game from the circle throwing a no-hitter with three strikeouts, all looking. Troup only had three base runners on two walks and one Lyons error.

Lyons will meet the Colquitt County Lady Packers on Thursday at noon and the winner will move on to Friday and play for the state championship. The loser will have to win a game at 3:15 to make it to the championship round. Colquitt defeated East Point 10-2 on Wednesday.

Also on Wednesday- Swainsboro shutout Rome 6-0, Ware County hammered Grady County 12-1, Rome knocked off Glynn County 9-2, Swainsboro nipped Wayne County 1-0 and Ware County edged Bartow County 5-3.

Other Thursday games- Troup County versus Ware County and East Point takes on Swainsboro at 10 a.m.

1 2 3 4 R H E
Lyons 1 5 6 1 13  18  1
Troup County 0 0 0 0 0  0  1
Lyons Midget Girls
Lineup AB R H BB K
Rileigh Robinson 4 1 1 0 0
Ellie Graham 4 2 3 0 0
Tory Wright 4 1 2 0 0
Ziahya Griffin 4 1 2 0 0
Emma Salter 3 0 1 0 1
Bailey Holland 3 2 3 0 0
Rebecca Herndon 3 2 2 0 0
K.K. Mobley 2 2 2 0 0
Lily Keairns 1 0 0 0 1
Lily Mosley 2 1 1 0 0
Ana Watts 1 1 1 0 0
Totals 31 13 18 0 2
Lyons
Pitching IP BF H R ER K BB HR
Ellie Graham 4.0 14  0  0  0  3  2 0