The Gainesville High softball team exploded for 10 runs in the bottom of the second inning Monday night in the first game of the season, defeating Johnson 14-2 in three innings at Lanier Point.
Natalie Allen went 2-for-3 on the night with four RBIs and two runs scored to lead the Lady Red Elephants at the plate. Katy Womack collected the win on the mound while going 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Katie Woods, Melissa Latimer, Rebecca Webster and Abby Cooley each had multiple hits for Gainesville, with Woods going 3-for-3 with two runs score and an RBI. Latimer chipped in with an RBI as well.
Gainesville (1-0, 0-0 Region 8B-AAA) will visit Johnson (0-1, 0-0) today at 5:55 p.m.