Lyons Juniors realize their dream and win a GRPA State Championship

Lyons Junior Girls 2017 GRPA State Champions

In 2013 Ellie Graham, Bailey Holland, Rileigh Robinson and Tori Wright played on the Lyons Flea All Star softball team which finished third in the GRPA State Tournament at Dublin. Last summer, in Moultrie, those three girls and the rest of their teammates finished third in the Midget Tourney. In Augusta, on July 13, 2017 Graham, Holland, Robinson and Wright and the Lyons Junior Girls finally realized their dream by winning the GRPA State Championship with a 12-2 five inning win over Moultrie.

1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Moultrie 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 5
Lyons Junior Girls 0 2 4 6 X 12 12 1

Bailey Holland pitched a complete game two-hitter allowing only two hits with three strikeouts. Harley Hester and Tori Wright each had three hits and Holland two. Hester, Holland and Wright each drove in three runs.

The 2017 state champs are Ashtyn Braddy, Rilyn Fitzgerald, Maison Garbutt, Ellie Graham, Rebecca Herndon, Harley Hester, Bailey Holland, Morgan Newson, Rileigh Robinson, Emma Salter, Alli Taufmann and Tori Wright.

Rileigh Robinson awaits the pitch
Bailey Holland (left) gets ready to pitch

Coach Brian Fitzgerald and the state champs on Y-101 Radio

Colquitt
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Lauren Bryant 2 1 0 0 1 1
Brooke Durrance 3 1 1 1 0 1
Abby Plymel 2 0 0 1 0 0
JayJay Furney 2 0 0 0 0 1
Kylie Davis 2 0 1 0 0 0
Jade Horne 1 0 0 0 1 0
Jadan Harrell 2 0 0 0 0 0
Kaylee Burwick 2 0 0 0 0 0
Josie Wade 2 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 18 2 2 2 2 3
Batting

2B: Brooke Durrance
TB: Kylie Davis, Brooke Durrance 2
RBI: Abby Plymel, Brooke Durrance
ROE: Jadan Harrell
SB: Kylie Davis

Totals

Team LOB: 3

Lyons Junior Girls
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Ashton Braddy 3 2 1 0 0 0
Ellie Graham 3 1 0 1 0 1
Rileigh Robison 3 1 1 1 0 1
Tori Wright 3 3 3 3 0 0
Harley Hester 3 3 3 3 0 0
Alli Taufmann 3 1 1 1 0 0
Bailey Holland 3 0 2 3 0 0
Becca Herndon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maison Garbutt 3 0 1 0 0 1
Morgan Newsome 3 1 0 0 0 2
Emma Salter 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 27 12 12 12 0 5
Batting

2B: Ashton Braddy, Harley Hester 2, Rileigh Robison, Tori Wright
TB: Ashton Braddy 2, Maison Garbutt, Harley Hester 5, Bailey Holland 2, Rileigh Robison 2, Alli Taufmann, Tori Wright 4
RBI: Ellie Graham, Harley Hester 3, Bailey Holland 3, Rileigh Robison, Alli Taufmann, Tori Wright 3
ROE: Ashton Braddy, Maison Garbutt, Ellie Graham, Morgan Newsome
PIK: Maison Garbutt

Totals

Team LOB: 3

Fielding

E: Bailey Holland

Colquitt
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Abby Plymel 3.1 70 .629 10 11 6 3 0 0
Jade Horne 0.2 12 .750 2 1 1 2 0 0
Totals 4.0 82 .646 12 12 6 5 0 0
Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: Jade Horne 12-9, Abby Plymel 70-44
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jade Horne 0-0, Abby Plymel 4-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jade Horne 2-4, Abby Plymel 13-23

Lyons Junior Girls
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Bailey Holland 5.0 75 .627 2 2 2 3 2 0
Totals 5.0 75 .627 2 2 2 3 2 0
Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: Bailey Holland 75-47
Groundouts-Flyouts: Bailey Holland 8-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Bailey Holland 12-20n

Pictures from the past

2016 3rd place Lyons Midget Girls
2013 3rd place Lyons Flea Girls