Salem's McKenzie Nichols

Salem’s McKenzie Nichols delivers a pitch against Rockdale County Monday.

CONYERS — Behind a complete-game shutout in the circle from junior pitcher McKenzie Nichols, The Salem softball program rolled past McDonough 15-0 Thursday night.

Nichols also recorded her first home run of the season and smacked a double while driving in four of the Seminoles’ 15 runs.

Both Lindsay Mckie and Kyla Andrews recorded doubles and drove in a pair of runs while Shatazmin Davis drove in a run on a single. Destiny Swift drove in a pair of runs on a single, too.

“Overall, the girls played hard and had a better effort at the plate hitting the ball,” First-year head coach Inglis Hunter said. “We had 16 stolen bases. It was a good region win.”

With the win, the Seminoles improve to 4-3 on the season and are now 1-1 in Region 4-AAAA play. Their next region game will come at North Clayton On Aug. 29.

Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.