Dover, Eaglettes in Elite Eight

Junior pitcher Tori Dover is a key member of the Stratford girls softball team competing in the Elite Eight state tournament in Columbus. (Photo courtesy of Stratford Sports Information.)


By LIZZI CLAYTON, Gazebo Sports Writer

Junior Tori Dover is a key player for Stratford’s girls softball team. As of Oct. 5, she has hit four home runs, driven in 38 runs, collected 35 hits and has 449 batting average.

As a pitcher, she has a 2.93 ERA and 61 strikeouts.

The Eaglettes have also been very successful with a record of 22-5 and are now in the elite eight after beating Brookstone 6-1 and 9-1 on Oct. 19.

They play region rival Tattnall Square on Oct. 27 in the first round in Columbus.