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The West Hall High softball team defeated Riverwood 8-5 in the opening round of the Class AAA North Sectionals on Friday at the Lanier Point Softball Complex in Gainesville.
Hannah Jarrells led the Lady Spartans with a 3-for-4 night at plate. Junior pitcher Emily Hammond earned the complete game win for West Hall.
West Hall played Oconee County later in the evening.
The White County lost 6-5 to Westminster in its opening game.
Earlier, Lumpkin County softball team defeated Chamblee 7-1. Morgan Chapman led the Lady Indians with a 4-for-4 performance at the plate, including two RBIs, while Emily Gaddis finished 3-for-5 with two RBIs.
Senior pitcher Bridget Savage earned the complete game win with 10 strikeouts.
Lumpkin County next was to play Sandy Creek tonight.