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Effingham County extends winning streak
Enna Lackey
Enna Lackey (13) and Morgan Coleman (11) celebrate after an Effingham County score in a recent home game against Glynn Academy. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

Effingham County (11-5, 6-2 Region 2-AAAAAA) extended its winning streak to six games by topping Briarwood Academy and Evans in Warrenton on Saturday 12-0 and 4-1, respectively.

Pitcher Rylee Mills was a dominant force against Briarwood. She allowed one hit and struck out nine while going the distance in the five-inning game.

Lauryn Wilson, Emma Reynolds and Shelby Aiken led the Rebels at the plate. Wilson and Aiken had three hits each to pace a 13-hit attack. Reynolds and Aiken drove in two runs apiece.

In addition, Mills helped her cause at the plate, collecting two hits and one RBI. Jennie Edinger and Alania Garcia each scored three times.

Ava Wingate was the winning pitcher against Evans. She scattered six hits while walking one and striking out four.

Enna Lackey had two of the Rebels’ six hits. She scored one run.

Megan Coleman, Morgan Coleman and Olivia Morgan chipped in one RBI apiece.