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Walton softball playoff bound

Apr 26th, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton softball playoff bound

By PATRICK CASEY and BLAKE MCCORMICK The Walton softball team has won 11 straight games and last week wrapped up the regular season championship in District 1 of Class 5A by posting an 11-0 victory over Panama City Bay on Friday night. Walton finished 4-0 in district competition and will host the district tournament next […]

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South Walton baseball closes in on top seed

Apr 18th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton baseball closes in on top seed

By PATRICK CASEY A two run home run by Adam Richards in the bottom of the third inning and a solid pitching performance by Taylor Collier helped the South Walton baseball team to a 5-2 home victory over Jay on April 5 in a District 3, Class A contest. The Seahawks, who are 7-0 in […]

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Ponce de Leon Pirates Sweep Malone

Apr 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Ponce de Leon Pirates Sweep Malone

By PATRICK CASEY It was a good Friday afternoon for the Ponce de Leon Pirates as both softball and baseball posted wins over District 1, Class A foe Malone. The softball team posted a 9-3 decision over the Tigers behind the play of pitcher Devyn Butorac and the hitting of Taylor West. The Pirates built […]

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Chipley edges South Walton softball 1-0

Apr 3rd, 2017 | Comments Off on Chipley edges South Walton softball 1-0

By PATRICK CASEY A triple by Chipley third baseman Lauren Finch to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning was the big blow to the South Walton softball team on Monday night as the Tigers’ Tiffany Lee drove her in with the winning run on a fielder’s choice play at the plate that saw […]

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Hard work has South Walton Seahawk baseball soaring

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Hard work has South Walton Seahawk baseball soaring

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Nick Borthwick always talks about how hard his team works, so it was no surprise when the South Walton head baseball coach went right into complimenting his team’s work ethic following the Seahawk’s 5-0 victory over Chipley on March 7 in Santa Rosa Beach. “It’s a testament to our hard work,” said […]

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SOUTH WALTON PITCHER ALYSSA SELVEY throws a perfect game

Mar 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on SOUTH WALTON PITCHER ALYSSA SELVEY throws a perfect game
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South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

Mar 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Seahawks outlast Bulldogs 1-0 in pitchers duel

  By BLAKE MCCORMICK By the time South Walton and Freeport went into extra innings to break their scoreless tie on Feb. 28, it was though the spectators in the big crowd at South Walton’s Hawks Nest had been patiently waiting for a delayed fireworks show in the intra-county district contest.

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South Walton Lady Seahawks advance to Final Four

Mar 2nd, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Lady Seahawks advance to Final Four

  By PATRICK CASEY The South Walton girls basketball team would not let a fourth meeting with district rival Baker stand in their way from earning a trip to Lakeland this week as three players scored in double figures in an impressive 51-30 victory over the Gators in the Region 2 Final that was played […]

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South Walton District 3 champs again

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton District 3 champs again

By PATRICK CASEY The third meeting between the South Walton girls basketball team and the Baker Gators went a lot like the first two. The Lady Seahawks won yet again. Led by 23 points from senior center Savannah Slade and 19 points from junior forward Allee Coble, the Seahawks built a 25-point lead in the […]

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Lady Braves rally for district championship

Feb 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lady Braves rally for district championship

By PATRICK CASEY A Walton basketball team that went 6-20 last season and earned a spot in the Class 5A girls basketball playoffs has grown up this season, posting a 16-6 overall record after recording a dramatic 59-54 victory over district tournament host West Florida Tech on Saturday night to capture the District 1 title […]

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