The GT Shockers lost to the Atlanta Vipers 2-0 in an elimination game Friday morning at the ASA 18U Gold National Championships. The Shockers were 3-2 in bracket play and finished in the top 12 at this year's event, improving from a top 20 showing last summer.

THURSDAY

The GT Shockers are headed to the elimination bracket after a 5-1 loss to MS Elite at the National 18U ASA Softball tournament.

The Shockers won their third straight game in bracket play earlier in the day, defeating the Originals 10-7, with Ali McKinney the hitting star.

The Shockers face the winner of the 9 am Atlanta Vipers vs Tulsa Shootout game at 11 am Friday morning.