Caroline Stanton pitching @ Mountain View

Buford sophomore Caroline Stanton took the mound Tuesday, Sept. 11, in a region game against Mountain View High School and closed the matchup in just three innings, pitching a perfect game — her second of the season.

The Wolves would blank their opponent 16-0. This is the second time Buford has come up against Mountain View. In the first matchup two weeks ago, Buford edged out the Bears with a 4-3 win at home.

Senior Adriana Martinez bats for the Buford Wolves during a game against Mountain View on Sept. 11, 2023, at Mountain View High School. Photo by Jody Jenkins.

On Tuesday, Stanton stepped onto the mound with a 9-run lead in the bottom of the first inning and went on to limit Mountain Views players at the plate, allowing no hits, no runs scored, no walks and notching four strikeouts. At the plate herself, Stanton hit a solo home run to push Buford over the 15-run limit.

Buford improves to 14-0 on the season and 5-0 in Region 8 Class AAAAAAA.

Standout players for the Wolves

  • Senior Mackenzie Pickens went 2-for-3 with two home runs, a sac fly, five RBIS and two runs scored
  • Senior Adriana Martinez went 2-for-3 with a solo home run (her fourth of the season), two RBIs, and a run scored
  • Senior Madison Pickens went 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs, three runs scored and a steal
  • Sophomore Izzy Rettiger went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored
  • Sophomore Summer Castorri hit a solo home run and had an RBI and two runs scored

Next up for the Wolves is an away game against region opponent Mill Creek at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13.

FEATURED PHOTO: Buford pitcher Caroline Stanton threw a perfect game against Mountain View on Sept. 11, 2023, at Mountain View High School. Photo by Jody Jenkins. 

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