Hannah Dalton drove in five runs and Sydney Nester threw a three-hit shutout Wednesday as Carroll County's softball team hammered Bassett 11-0 in a Conference 24 Semifinal in Hillsville.
Many factors have played a role in the most successful softball team in Carroll County school history, but none of it would be possible if not for the outstanding leadership of the Cavaliers' four seniors.
By signing a letter of intent May 14 to play softball and volleyball at Ferrum College, Carroll County senior Cheyenne Strickland is believed to be the first female from the school to play two sports at the college level.
Carroll County's Sydney Nester threw the first perfect game in school history May 19, but everything else about the Cavaliers' 7-0 win over Blacksburg was flawless as well.
One week after notching the first River Ridge District win in school history, Carroll County's girls' soccer team did it again May 5 with a 5-0 victory over Pulaski County in Hillsville.
Seven different Carroll County softball players drove in runs May 5 as the Lady Cavaliers stayed unbeaten with a 10-1 River Ridge District win over Pulaski in Hillsville.
Twelve days after setting a school record in the 3200 meter run, Carroll County's Sydney Haynes has also broken the CCHS mark in the 1600 meter run.