After playing to a scoreless tie through the first two innings, the Newnan Lady Cougars’ offense woke up Monday afternoon in the middle innings en route to a 12-0 win over Woodward Academy on the road in a non-region contest.
The Cougars scored four runs in the third, six in the fourth and two in the sixth in a game called by the mercy rule.
Aniston Houston belted a home run and struck out four from the pitching circle en route to the Lady Cougars’ victory.
The top of the order came through for the Lady Cougars with Alex Williams, Caroline Strickland and Houston, the 1-3 hitters in the lineup driving in two runs each.
Maranda Alford and Megan Smith also had two RBIs.
Megan Smith struck out one in one inning of work from the circle for the Lady Cougars.
The Lady Cougars improved to 14-7.