The 2023 GHSA Fast Pitch Softball State Championships, presented by Mizuno, were held October 25-28 at South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. It was an amazing four days of warm weather, exciting games and supportive crowds. Congratulations to the 2023 state champions: Buford, Newnan, Northside-Columbus, Heritage-Catoosa, Wesleyan, Appling County, Lanier County and Prince Avenue.
It was a back-to-back championships for Buford, Northside-Columbus and Wesleyan, with a first-time title for Lanier County. View complete list of past champions.
A special thanks to all who helped make this state tournament run so smoothly. Appreciation goes to the Columbus Sports Council, Columbus Parks & Recreations, GHSA staff, volunteers, umpires, fans and corporate partners, who made these four days a success. All the best to Ernie Yarbrough, who is retiring after serving as longtime GHSA Assistant Executive Director and softball administrator.
Watch tournament games on NFHSNetwork.com/GHSA produced by Athletes Go Live on demand for free three days after the event. Digital downloads available to order at NFHS Network. Event t-shirts can be purchased at ghsa.teamip.com.
A Division 1 - Prince Avenue
A Division 2 - Lanier County
2A - Appling County
3A - Wesleyan
4A - Heritage-Catoosa
5A - Northside-Columbus
6A - Newnan
7A - Buford