Ablan, Broncos beat North in softball tourney

SNELLVILLE — Amanda Ablan struck out 14 batters in a two-hitter Saturday as the Brookwood softball team defeated North Gwinnett 6-2 in the Brookwood Invitational.

Ablan also went 2-for-3 with four RBIs lead the Broncos' offense. Teammates Tori Gunn and Kayla Louie each went 2-for-3 and scored a run, while Danna Downs had a hit and scored two runs.

Brookwood (16-9) also got a hit and RBI each from Taiylor Rinehart and Ansley Jones.