• Damien Lane

Softball Preview: Syrupmakers vs Westover Patriots

The Cairo High School varsity softball team has an away game against the Westover Patriots from Albany, Ga., on Sept. 19, 2017. The game begins at 5:30 p.m.

The Patriots are 1-6 overall so far this season and are ranked at number 335 in the state of Georgia. Meanwhile, Cairo is 9-5 overall and is ranked at number 147 in the state.

The two teams last faced each other on Sept. 29, 2017, and Cairo won 11-1. The Cairo softball team will be going into this game from a win last time and is expecting to win again.

Cairo is coming off of a win against Berrien on September 13. After getting off to a rough start to the season with losses in three of their first five games, the team went on to win six games in a row. The team lost their next two games, but with a win tonight against a team they expect to beat, they hope to start a new winning streak.

After tonight's game, the next game for the varsity softball team will be against the Cook Hornets from Adel, Ga. It will be an away game for Cairo, and the game will begin at 5:00 p.m.