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Southside 17, Brookville 1
A 10-run second inning propelled Southside to a 17-1 victory in four innings over Brookville of Ohio on Thursday, March 30. Mason Teague had an RBI double and two runs scored; Dre’son Champagne had a hit, an RBI and two runs scored; Dylan Rainey had three RBI and two runs scored; Angelo Alberghina had a hit, two RBI and a run scored; Shelby Houston had a hit and two RBI; Tytan Rich had three runs scored and Carson McGraw and Cayden McMichael each had a hit, an RBI and a run scored. Kutter Johnson earned the win in two innings of work, allowing one hit, one run and one walk while striking out five.

Hokes Bluff 3, Springville 2
Brodie Brogdon’s walk-off RBI flyout gave Hokes Bluff a 3-2 win over Springville last Wednesday (Mar. 29). The Eagles (14-10) trailed 2-0 until the bottom of the fifth when Brayson Hayes doubled in Bryce Whitaker and Logan Weimann. Weimann, Glavine Lamberth and Anderson Morgan also had a hit for Hokes Bluff.

Coosa Christian 11, North Sand Mountain 0
Clete O’Bryant tossed a three-hitter and John David Justus went 2-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored in Coosa Christian’s 11-0 victory over North Sand Mountain last Wednesday (Mar. 29). In five innings, O’Bryant allowed no rns and one walk while striking out 11. He helped his cause by going 2-for-2 with two runs scored. Also at the plate for the Class 1A No. 7 Conquerors (15-7), Renn Gladden went 3-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored; Brody Nelson went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored and Blaine West went 1-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored.

Sardis 2, Woodridge 1
Levi Weems’ score off an error in the bottom of the sixth inning paved the way for Sardis’ 2-1 victory over Woodridge (Ohio) High School last Wednesday (Mar. 29) at the James Clemens Tournament in Madison. In a complete-game effort, winning pitcher Blaze Gerhart allowed two hits, one run and four walks while striking out 11. Weems, Carson Gillilan and Trey Thornton each had a hit for the Class 5A No. 4 Lions (16-3).

Westbrook Christian 9, Charles Henderson 1
Winning pitcher Hugh Windle limited Charles Henderson to no runs, three hits and one walk with five strikeouts in the Warriors 9-1 victory last Wednesday (Mar. 29) at the James Clemens Tournament in Madison. Windle (pictured above)  helped his cause by going 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored. Also for Westbrook, Mason Coley went 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored; Brody Blevins went 2-for-3 with two runs scored; and Morgan Prater went 2-for-3.

Hokes Bluff 10, St. Clair County 6
Hokes Bluff split a pair of games last Saturday (Mar. 25) beating St. Clair County, 10-6 and losing to Spring Garden, 9-7. With the score tied 6-6 after five innings against St. Clair County, the Eagles put across four runs in the bottom of the sixth en route to the win. At the plate for Hokes Bluff, Bray Bearden went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored; Dawson Teague had an RBI double and a run scored; Colten Shields had a hit and two RBI and Anderson Morgan had a hit, an RBI and a run scored. Against Spring Garden, Morgan went 4-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored, while Brodie Brogdon went 3-for-3 with an RBI.

Hokes Bluff 11, Oneonta 1; Hokes Bluff 4, Oneonta 3
Hokes Bluff swept Ohatchee, 11-1 and 4-3, on March 23.
Game 1 winning pitcher Glavine Lamberth scattered five hits, one run and one walk while striking out five. He helped his cause by going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Also at the plate for the Eagles, Colten Shields went 2-for-2 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored; Anderson Morgan went 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored; Logan Wiemann had a triple, an RBI and a run scored and Dawson Teague had a two-RBI double and a run scored. In the nightcap, Hokes Bluff trailed 2-0 before tying the game in the six inning and winning it on Brayson Hayes’ two-RBI single. After allowing a leadoff double in the bottom of the seventh, Hokes Bluff starter Conner Masters fanned the next three batters to secure the win. IN three innings of relief, Masters allowed three hits and one run while striking out seven. He did not issue a walk. Hayes wound up going 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and a run scored, while Weimann went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Coosa Christian 2, Lincoln 1
Coosa Christian split a doubleheader against Lincoln last Saturday (Mar. 25) in Gadsden, falling 9-6 in the opener and winning 2-1 in the nightcap.
In Game 1 for the Class 1A No. 7 Conquerors (14-7), Dylan Edwards went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored; John David Justus went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Brody Nelson and Blaine West each had a hit, an RBI and a run scored. With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning in Game 2, Clete O’Bryant singled, stole second and third base and scored off an error to give Coosa Christian the walk-off win. Renn Gladden threw a complete-game four-hitter. In seven innings, he allowed one run and three walks while fanning four. Nelson, West and Thomas Skaggs each had a hit for Coosa.

Gadsden City 5, Jacksonville 4
Gadsden City edged Jacksonville, 5-4 on March 24 at GCHS. For the Titans, Jordan Nowell went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored; Jackson Sparks went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI; Reid Tumlin had an RBI double and Luke Waldrop had a hit and two runs scored.

Collinsville 12, Gaston 9
Gaston fell to Collinsville, 12-9 in a Class 2A, Area ? matchup on March 23. For the Bulldogs, Conner Humphrey went 4-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored; Ethan Herren went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored; Cameron Nelson went 2-for-4 with a run scored; Easton Albert had a three-RBI base hit and Ezekiel Voytek had a hit and three runs scored.

Ashville 9, Good Hope 1
Sparked by Drew Layfield’s three-hitter, Ashville posted a 9-1 shutout over Good Hope on March 23. In seven innings. Layfield struck out 10 and did not issue a walk. He helped his cause with a two-RBI base hit and a run scored. Also at the plate for the Bulldogs, Jacob Henderson went 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBI, while J.B. Potter went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored.

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