Northside Patriots Softball Team Wins the GHSA 4A State Championship
THE PATRIOTS BATTLED THROUGH A WINNER TAKES ALL GAME
The Northside Patriots softball team have been battling through the GHSA state championships 4A bracket since Thursday and it came down to a winner takes all yesterday afternoon.
Going into the bottom of the fifth inning Northside leads it 5-0. Emily Holmes up to bat with a runner at second she knocks this one right over the short stop allowing Ciara Jesus to score furthering the lead to 6. Northside was able to hold off central in the 6th and into the top of the seventh we go. Hannah George in the circle, Mackenzie Rogers at bat she gets a piece of it, but Gabi Apiag is all over it and gets Rogers out at first. 2 outs to go. Jasmine Lowery now up to bat she grounds out to the second baseman and gets her out at first. 1 out to go and Hannah George handles the pressure with ease like shes done all year completes the strikeout to win the game. The Northside Patriots are your new ghsa 4a state champs.
Following the game Northside softball head coach Brandon Jenkins said, “It feels unbelievable you know it has been a long 12 months and I told the girls after last year I said remember the score. We got beat 3-1 and I said that won’t happen again so they work really hard this off season and they put in the work and we weren’t going to be satisfied with anything but a state championship.”
Northside senior pitcher Hannah George had few words saying, “I can’t even explain how I feel right now like I’m just so grateful right now so yeah wooooo yeah, got pats!”