Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Mar 16, 2019
- : 5
ANDREW JACKSON HS AT KNIGHTS INVIATIONAL (FINALS): 1
Kershaw, SC- Saturday turned out to be a great day for the Gator softball team as they strung together three wins to win the championship of the Knights Invitational played in Kershaw, SC. In the first game the Gators blanked Swansea High School 6-0 behind a strong pitching performance by sophomore Cakhi Fowler. Fowler allowed three hits in five innings and also struck out five. Fowler also led the Gators at the plate with three hits. Brittany Epps had two hits for the Gators.
In the semi-finals the Gators played Camden High School and won in exciting fashion as they scored two runs in the bottom of the 6th to pull out a 4-3 victory. Brittany Epps' great season continued as she drove in the final run of the game propelling the Gators to the championship game. Autumn Gibbons was on the mound for the Gators the entire game and she recorded three strikeouts.
The championship game vs. Andrew Jackson for the Gators was less dramatic than the semifinal walkoff as the Gators defeated the host team 5-1. Keeley Hulse, Cambrie Deberry, and Cakhi Fowler led the Gators with two hits a piece while Darby Watford and Cakhi Fowler led the Gators with 2RBIs a piece. Cakhi Fowler pitched a complete game for the Gators and struck out seven to lead the Gators to the championship of the Knights Invitational.
Congratulations to the coaches, players and fans on this great accomplishment. The Gators are 7-2 on the season.