The former Rockmart High star belted three home runs — establishing a new Berry single-game record — on Sunday afternoon during the Lady Vikings 7-0 win over LaGrange in the opening of a doubleheader.
Herring finished 3-for-4 in the win, and drove in five of the Lady Vikings’ seven runs.
Two of Herring’s homers left the yard, and the other was an inside-the-park job.
Berry lost the second game of the twin bill, 6-5.
In the opener, Berry‘s Holly Todd had a pair of hits and scored two runs.
Berry pitcher Caillee Shamoun earned the victory. She struck out four in a complete game effort.
In Game 2, Blaze Wilson and Kristen Stoll led the Lady Vikings with three hits apiece. Stoll also drove in a run, and Wilson doubled and scored twice.
Chelsea Usher was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Todd drove in a pair of runs.
After more than a month on the road, the Lady Vikes finally return home on Saturday to host a doubleheader against Piedmont. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.
Shorter freshman Anna Frazee was named the SSAC Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
Frazee helped the Lady Hawks to four wins last week by going 8-for-10 with six runs, two doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs. She is hitting .346 overall, and leads the Lady Hawks in homers (4) and RBIs (23).
Frazee and the Lady Hawks (18-8, 4-0 SSAC) host a pair of SSAC doubleheaders this weekend.
Shorter hosts Brewton-Parker at Alto Park on Friday in a twin billat 5 p.m. The Lady Hawks then host Columbia College (S.C.) on Saturday in a doubleheader at 4 p.m.
The Shorter baseball team’s non-conference doubleheader with Atlanta Christian College — originally scheduled for Wednesday in Atlanta — will now be played today at Shorter’s home field (the Ledbetter Complex) beginning at 1 p.m.
Shorter and Atlanta Christian decided to move the contests due to unplayable conditions on Atlanta Christian’s home field.
The Hawks are in search of their 29th and 30th wins of the season, which would mark the first time since 2006 that Shorter has won 30 games.
in a season.