The West Laurens Lady Raiders are no strangers to the Elite 8 in softball. This is their fourth straight trip to Columbus including last year's state runner-up finish against Oconee in AAA.
But this year the Raiders are competing in the AAAA tournament as the second seed of Region 2 AAAA behind Rutland. West Laurens is an impressive 27-10 led by 5 seniors and a coaching tandem of Josh Crawford and Michael Thompson that want to win it all this go round.
Game Time for West Laurens and Columbia is Thursday at 4:15 p.m.
GMC faces Schley Thursday morning at 11.
Rutland and Northwest Whitfield take swing at 4:15 Telfair and Miller also square up as well.