Carbon Hill girls knock off Dora
by Johnathan Bentley
Apr 17, 2012 | 625 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Carbon Hill broke a tie with two runs in the bottom of the third inning and Tessa Ivey did the rest on the mound as the Lady Bulldogs knocked off Dora at Carbon Hill Monday.

Ivey allowed three runs while striking out five.

Carbon Hill took a 3-0 lead into the top of the third, but Dora notched the game with three runs.

Carbon Hill (16-15) regained the lead with two runs in the bottom of the inning and Ivey didn’t allow a run over the final four innings.

At the plate, Meagan Bice was 2 for 2 with a run, Ivey was 2 for 3 with a double and a run, Nikki Alexander was 2 for 4, Kelsy Alexander was 1 for 3 with a run and Ashley Tubbs was 1 for 2 with a run. Brandy Carey scored a run while Jessica Farris, Allee Garner and Ansley Madison each had RBIs.

“We played well over the weekend and we fought today. This is the time of the year to get going, and hopefully we are starting to come together,” said Carbon Hill coach Wade Tittle, whose team went 3-1 in the Kristen Avery Tournament at Parrish High School over the weekend.

For Dora, Jasmine McRoy took the loss. She allowed four runs while striking out three.

Symone Billups led Dora, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Torrie Thomas was 1 for 4 with an RBI while Kelsey Sanders, Jordan Davenport and Keena Hogan each went 1-for-3.

Carbon Hill hosts Northside at 4:30 p.m. today while Dora makes the trip to Haleyville at 5 p.m.

In the Kristen Avery Tournament, Carbon Hill lost to Parrish in the tournament’s championship game Saturday.

Carbon Hill opened with a 6-2 win over Dora before beating Addison 10-0 and Oakman 9-0 to set up a game against the Lady Tornadoes in the championship game.

Parrish knocked off Carbon Hill 9-6 to win the tournament.

For the Lady Bulldogs, Kelsy Alexander was 5 for 12 with four runs and six RBIs in the tournament, Farris was 5 for 14 with two runs and four RBIs, Nikki Alexander finished 4 for 12 with six runs and two RBIs, Tubbs was 4 for 10 with two runs and two RBIs, Bice was 4 for 9 with two stolen bases, three runs and two RBIs, Madison was 4 for 13 with three RBIs while Garner had three hits and scored six runs.

On the mound, Madison got the victory against Dora, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out five in six innings.

Kelsy Alexander picked up the win over Addison, allowing four hits and striking out two in six innings.

Ivey got the win against Oakman, giving up two hits and striking out seven in seven innings.

Madison suffered the loss in the title game, allowing six hits and five runs in three innings.