Bats support Dietz's one-hit gem
CANTON — The host Canton Little League 9-10 all-star softball team opened the District 5 East Tournament in dominating fashion, trouncing visiting Transylvania County, 15-6, in a pool game at the International Sports Complex Monday night.
Canton (1-0) got a superb pitching performance from inside the circle from Amiyah Dietz, who hurled a one-hit, 11 strikeout complete-game gem.
Offensively, Canton’s Jade Warren went 4-for-4 and scored three times, Mckenna Browning had three hits, including a double, while Beth Curley and Paige Griffith had two hits each.
“All of the girls contributed to the win and have been practicing and working real hard in this heat to get ready,” said Canton Manager Glenn Browning. “We also played great defense, which was highlighted by Rebecca Lanning’s ...