GUYT0N — After getting decked 2-0 in the first game of Wednesday’s Region 2-AAAAA championships series, South Effingham dusted itself off and floored Statesboro, winning 10-2.
Hailey Pinette and Allie Ergle each hit home runs in the Lady Mustangs’ win that forced a deciding home game Thursday at 6 p.m.
The Lady Mustangs (21-5), limited to two hits in the opener, trailed 2-0 in the second contest before finally getting untracked. Their scored at least once in the final frames, including six in the seventh.
Pinette’s homer was a two-run blast in the fourth inning. Cheyenne Miller and Kastin Belogorska also drove in two runs apiece.
Ergle’s circuit clout was a solo shot.
Belogorska pitched both games, totaling 13 strikeouts without a walk.