Walnut Grove easily disposed of Lumpkin County over the weekend to advance to the championship softball game of Region 8-AAAA. The Lady Warriors face off against Madison County at 7 p.m. Thursday in Danielsville for the top seed in the league. Lumpkins County and Lanier play for the third and fourth seeds preceeding the title tilt at 5 p.m.
All four teams are already guaranteed a spot in the Class AAAA postseason, with the top two enjoying home-field advantage in the opening round. This will mark the fourth straight appearance in the playoffs for Walnut Grove in its four-year history.