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SOFTBALL: Georgia Dream alive at Series

The Georgia Dream

The Georgia Dream

The Georgia Dream competed in the “Georgia World Series” in Toccoa on Saturday and will continue play today.

The travel softball team — comprised of players from Northwest Georgia — played three games the first day of the tournament, posting a 1-1-1 record.

The Dream earned a 12-11 win over the Cedartown Fusion in their first elimination game Saturday.

Jessica Arnold helped to carry the Dream offensively with a grand slam.

She also had a single that pushed in the winning run with two outs in the final inning.

Taylor Brasselton contributed with a two-run homer. Casey Padgett scored the tying run in the fourth and the winning run in the final inning.

The Dream roster includes players from multiple local schools:

l Armuchee’s Allison Acker and Lindsey Smith;

l Pepperell’s Erika Rick-man, Bailey Jackson, Arnold and Padgett;

l Rome High’s Lindsey Touchstone, Hannah Abbott, Megan Harrell, Sarah Franklin, Tashira Welch;

l Coosa’s Callie Wilson;

l Model’s Kayla Merritt;

l Woodland’s Brasselton.

The Dream will continue with elimination play today and is guaranteed a minimum of two more games.