Ansleigh Hollifield fired a 7 inning perfect game in game 1, with 16 K's and a home run to lead the Wolves to a 5-0 win in game 1 of their doubleheader with Ola. In game 2, Hollifield struck out 6 in 3.1 innings, and hit 2 more home runs to lead the Wolves to a 11-0, 5 inning victory and send the Wolves to the Elite 8 in Columbus next week. Hollifield pitched 10.1 innings, struck out 22, and allowed just 2 hits on the day, while going 6-6 with 3 home runs and 1 double.
Anabel Adams went 4-6 with 2 home runs and 6 RBIs. Abbi Perkins went 3-6 with 2 doubles, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.
The Wolves (22-9) have won 11 straight and are advancing to Columbus and the Elite 8 for the 15th consecutive year.
Gainesville Times story: https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/sports/scoreboard/high-school-softball-buford-reaches-15th-straight-state-tournament-behind-ansleigh-hollifields-perfect-game/
The Sweet 16 round of the GHSA state playoffs will begin Tuesday, October 15th, when the Wolves host Ola for a 5 pm doubleheader.
The #1 seed, Buford (20-9), enters the 2nd round on a 9 game winning streak, after sweeping Riverwood 17-0 and 16-1 in the first round. Ola (19-11), the #3 seed from region 4, won a hard fought series vs Ware County in 3 games to advance.
The Wolves will be trying to advance to Columbus and the Elite 8, for the 15th consecutive year.