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Dani Morgan leading FSU hitters

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  • Apr. 04, 2019 - 4:55 PM

Dani Morgan leading FSU hitters

The Newnan Times-Herald

Former East Coweta softball standout Dani Morgan and her Florida State teammates flexed their offensive muscles over the weekend, sweeping Virginia in three-game ACC series.

The Seminoles outscored Virginia 35-5, winning two of the games by the five-run mercy rule.

FSU won the first game 11-0, the second game 8-2 and the finale 16-3.

Morgan drove in five runs in the first game and three in the third game to help the Seminoles pace the offense.

Morgan is the team’s leading hitter with a .446 average. She has nine homers and 41 RBIs.

The Seminoles are 35-3 after the series with Virginia.

Florida State, the defending NCAA champs,  is ranked third in the most recent top-25 poll.

Sanchez, LSU win two out of three: The Tigers improved their record to 31-7 overall and 9-3 in SEC action after beating South Carolina in two out of three games.

The Tigers beat the Gamecocks 8-5 in the first game, dropped the second game 7-5 and then knocked off South Carolina 9-1 in the nightcap.

Sanchez picked up a double in the first game for the Tigers.

She is batting .289 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs.

LSU is ranked fifth.

Echols sister’s leading Michigan State despite team struggles: Former Northgate softball players, senior Ebonee and freshman Charla Echols swinging potent bats for the Spartans.

The sisters are among Michigan State’s best hitters despite the team’s disappointing 11-21 record.

Michigan State was swept over the weekend and dropped to 1-4 in Big 10 action.

Ebonee leads the team with a .342 average, while Charla is batting .321.

Ebonee has pounded out three homers and 18 RBIs. Charla has two homers and 13 RBIs.

Scarbrough shows off offensive skills: Newnan graduate Hannah Scarbrough, a first-year player at West Georgia University after transferring from Georgia Southern, is swinging hot bat for the Wolves.

Scarbrough is batting a team-leading .346 for West Georgia with 14 RBIs and one homer.

The Wolves are 21-22 overall and 7-14 in the Gulf South Conference.

Scarbrough and West Georgia beat Lee University in two out of three games over the weekend.