Prep softball: Sargent hit puts Cordova past SC

Corner outslugs Curry 17-13

By W. BRIAN HALE, Eagle Sports Writer
Posted 3/6/18

CORDOVA — Abby Sargent drove in a run with an RBI single to help the Cordova Blue Devils edge the Sumiton Christian Eagles, 1-0, in eight innings on Tuesday at Cordova.

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Prep softball: Sargent hit puts Cordova past SC

Corner outslugs Curry 17-13

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CORDOVA — Abby Sargent drove in a run with an RBI single to help the Cordova Blue Devils edge the Sumiton Christian Eagles, 1-0, in eight innings on Tuesday at Cordova.

Raven Clark got the win for the Blue Devils, giving up four hits and three walks, while striking out seven batters.

At the plate for Cordova, Kaitlin Herron went 2 for 3 with a double, while Clark was 2 for 3. Emma Hyche had a hit, Sargent had a hit with an RBI and Kailey Johnson had a run.

In the loss for the Eagles, Anna Calloway gave up seven hits and a walk, while striking out five batters.

Offensively for Sumiton Christian, Taylor Whisonant was 1 for 3 with a double, Amber Hayes had a hit with a stolen bases, while Zana Aderholt and Kaley McCrary each recorded a hit.

The two teams battled through seven scoreless innings, before Sargent was able to make the game-winning hit in the bottom of the eighth, driving in Johnson on a single to clinch the 1-0 victory.

Cordova (10-2) plays in the Hoover Round Robin on Friday and Saturday.

Sumiton Christian (3-3) will host the Curry Yellow Jackets on Thursday at 4 p.m.

The game will be broadcast live on mountaineagle.com.

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Corner 17, Curry 13

Corner and Curry combined for 30 runs and 31 hits on Tuesday with Corner finally pulling out a 17-13 home win.

Corner led 9-1 after two innings, but Curry grabbed a 11-10 lead after a nine-run fourth. Corner recaptured the lead in the bottom of the inning at 12-11. The teams were tied 13-13 after five innings. Corner struck for four runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead for good.

There were three home runs in the game. For Curry, Rae Ann Hall belted a grand slam and Katie Jo Richardson added a home run. Corner’s Lauren Higginbotham also went deep.

For Corner, Jaden Goodwin was 3 for 4 with three runs and an RBI, Dakota Parker was 2 for 3 with three runs and an RBI, Shelby Sanford was 2 for 3 with two runs, Gracie Ashley was 2 for 4 with two runs, Higginbotham was 2 for 5 with a run and two RBIs, Brantly Bonds was 2 for 2 with a run and four RBIs, Jiselle Woodson was 1 for 4 with two runs and an RBI and Lauren Dill was 1 for 4 with a run and two RBIs.

Ivey Hill got the win, allowing six earned runs on six hits and two walks in 1 2/3 innings.

Curry’s Richardson was 4 for 5 with two runs and five RBIs, Hall was 2 for 3 with two runs and four RBIs, Laycee Cordell was 2 for 5 with one run and two RBIs, Keana Pearson was 2 for 5 with two runs, Karoline Bishop was 1 for 3 with two runs and an RBI and Kyndra Richard was 2 for 5.

Richard suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs in four innings.

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Haleyville 8, Carbon Hill 7

In the loss for Carbon Hill, Karlie Ratliff gave up seven hits and a walk, recording a strikeout.

At the plate, Alayna Ivie went 3 for 4 with a run scored, two RBIs and two doubles, Makindle McGough was 3 for 4 with a run scored and a double, Ratliff was 1 for 3 with two runs scored, two RBIs and a double, Abby Martin had a hit with a run scored and two RBIs, Santana Clark recorded a hit with a run scored and Allie Parr scored a run.

Carbon Hill (4-4) plays the hosting-Oakman Wildcats on Thursday in an area matchup.

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Lynn 9, Dora 8

Hallie Roberts pitched 5 and two-third innings in the loss for Dora, giving up five hits, three earned runs and four strikeouts.

Offensively for the Bulldogs, Chelsey Henderson was 3 for 4 with three runs scored and a double, Callie Simmons went 2 for 4 with two runs scored, an RBI and a triple, Ally Reed was 2 for 3 with a triple, Fate Wright had a double with three RBIs and Toni Morrison had an RBI with two runs scored.

Foster gave up 10 hits in the victory for the Bears, with five walks and five strikeouts.

At the plate for Lynn, Ashley Jones was 2 for 4 with a run scored, a double and four RBIs, Sidnie Estes went 1 for 3 with three runs scored, Breanna Barton recorded a double with two RBIs and a run scored, Morgan Foster had a hit with a run scored and two RBIs, Sadie Tittle went 1 for 3 with a run scored, Hannah Alsup had a hit with a run scored, while Taylor Horton and Chloe Crowe each recorded hits.

Dora hosts Winfield on Thursday, while Lynn.