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Wolves sweep Ola to advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus

By Tony Wolfe 10/16/2019, 11:30pm EDT

Wolves advance for 15th consecutive year to Columbus

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/

Wolves host Ola in Sweet 16

By Tony Wolfe 10/13/2019, 9:30am EDT

Sweet 16 Tuesday and Wednesday

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. 

Wolves advance to Sweet 16

By Tony Wolfe 10/12/2019, 9:30am EDT

Wolves beat Riverwood

https://accesswdun.com/article/2019/10/839824/softball-buford-sweeps-riverwood-to-advance-in-class-5a-tournament