Wewa edges Franklin County 4-3

The Wewahitchka Gators stayed undefeated in district play with a 4-3 victory at home over Franklin County  Thursday night. 

After both teams anted up two-run first innings, the Seahawks jumped ahead 3-2  in the top of the third. The Gators then did one better in the bottom of the inning. 

For the next four innings the teams played to a scoreless tie. on the softball diamond.

The victory lifts the Gators  to a 4-1 record, while the Seahawks fall to 2-2.

Franklin County tagged winning pitcher senior Halley Guffey for eight hits, including a 3 for 3 night, with one RBI and one stolen base, for sophomore Taylor Mallon.  Guffey fanned 12 Seahawks for the night.

Losing pitcher Sarah Ham gave up nine hits, including three to senior Kylie Parker, who drove in two runs and scored twice. Ham struck out three.

Check back for more details on how both teams performed, from Sports Reporter Ken Paulk.


Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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