Kantzler sharp in GCHS win over Fort Payne


Photo: Gadsden City’s Amanda Kantzler delivers a pitch during the Lady Titans’ 6-2 victory in girls softball last Tuesday (Apr. 17) in Gadsden. (Mike Goodson/Messenger)

By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent

Amanda Kantzler struck out 12 of the 31 batters she faced in Gadsden City’s 6-2 victory over Fort Payne in girls softball last Tuesday (Apr. 17) in Gadsden.
“This was a good win against a good team,” said Gadsden City head coach Corbin Holland. “Kantzler pitched a heck of a game.”
The Lady Titans (9-12-2) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back.
Gadsden City scored three runs on four hits and led 4-0 after four innings of play.
Fort Payne (20-13-1) cut the lead to 4-2 with single runs in the fourth and fifth innings, but a two-run sixth inning provided the Lady Titans with the margin of victory.
Makayla Brown drove in a pair of runs in the sixth inning with a two-out double.
Auburn Dupree led the GCHS at the plate with three hits.
Playing with torn quadriceps, Carson Gray caught the entire seven innings for the Lady Titans.

Latest News

WEEKEND PLANS: Pedal boat operation now open in Gadsden
Annual Memorial Day event planned for Monday
City of Gadsden launches new text-based 911 feature to assist callers, first responders
City of Gadsden honors nation's fallen with memorial flag displays
Outstanding students honored at Honors Day in Gadsden

Latest Sports News

Locals make all-state soccer teams
All-Etowah County Schools softball released
All-Etowah County Schools baseball announced
Local players named to all-area baseball team
Local athletes, coaches named to compete in North/South games