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High school softball scoreboard: Eddins shines from mound as Chestatee defeats West Hall, 5-4, in region play
A yellow softball silently rests in the dirt.

After recording her 300th-career strikeout Wednesday, starting pitcher Elizabeth Eddins added seven more strikeouts as Chestatee held on for a 5-4, Region 7-4A win against West Hall on Thursday in Gainesville. Eddins surrendered just three hits and no runs over 4 1/3 innings to get the win for the Lady War Eagles.

Morgan Hunt went 3 for 4 the Lady War Eagles (5-11, 2-6 Region 7-4A). Eddins, Katie Palmieri, Kala Sargent and Hunt all contributed an RBI for Chestatee.

Chestatee plays Cherokee Bluff at 5 p.m. on Monday in Gainesville.

EAST HALL 11, LUMPKIN COUNTY 5: East Hall’s Macy Banks totaled six strikeouts as the Lady Vikings (12-7, 10-0 Region 7-3A) kept their unbeaten streak alive in region play. The Lady Vikings tallied six runs in the fourth inning thanks to Alexis Bruce, Carley Cox, Gracie Smith and Banks all driving in a run. Cox was 3 for 5 at the plate for East Hall.

East Hall plays North Forsyth at 5:30 p.m. on Monday in Gainesville.

Compiled by Marcus Etienne

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