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Walton Softball wins Region 1 title – Lady Braves off to Final Four in Vero Beach

May 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on Walton Softball wins Region 1 title – Lady Braves off to Final Four in Vero Beach

By PATRICK CASEY Macy Jackson struck out on a 1-2 pitch from Walton junior pitcher Hannah Poole with runners on second and third base in the top of the seventh inning as the Lady Braves softball team won their first Region 1 title in the sport and earned a trip to Vero Beach and the […]

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Paxton Baseball District Champs Again – 11 straight district titles in baseball

May 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on Paxton Baseball District Champs Again – 11 straight district titles in baseball

By PATRICK CASEY Paxton freshman Connor Varnum hit a grand slam to finish off the Central Jaguars on Friday night as the Bobcats baseball team posted a convincing 13-0 shutout of the Santa Rosa County team in just five innings of play to capture the District 1, Class A championship for the 11th consecutive season. […]

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Tried and Truett! Walton wins third straight district title

May 12th, 2017 | Comments Off on Tried and Truett! Walton wins third straight district title

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Walton junior pitcher Hannah Poole was dominating Bay High batters, and the limited contact garnered by the Tornadoes was well managed by Lady Brave fielders, like Sarah Earley, who had a nifty over the shoulder snag in center field during the second inning. Walton’s batters, however, were only tapping easy to handle […]

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South Walton Seahawks Blast Bulldogs 15-1 – South Walton Soars into Postseason

May 5th, 2017 | Comments Off on South Walton Seahawks Blast Bulldogs 15-1 – South Walton Soars into Postseason

By BLAKE MCCORMICK Freeport is still a capable baseball team, just like they were back on Feb. 28 when they took South Walton to extra innings before losing 1-0. South Walton, however, is no longer the good team they were on that mild winter night. The Seahawks have turned from good…to scary good. After Dylan […]

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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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