Local softball roundup

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Etowah defeated Oak Grove, 7-2, last Monday (March 28) For the Lady Blue Devils, Lauren Farmer went 3-for-3 with two double, an RBI and a run scored, while Abbi Martin (pictured above) had a home run, three RBI and a run scored.

Kaylee Tarpley’s score off a fielder’s choice by Josie Bunch in the bottom of the seventh inning gave West End ad 4-3 victory over Cedar Bluff on Thursday, March 24 in Walnut Grove. Tarpley had a double, an RBI and a run scored, while Bunch finished with a home run, three RBI and a run scored. Chloe Mayor went 2-for-3 with a run scored. Liddy Falkner earned the win for the Lady Patriots, scattering eight hits and two earned runs while striking out three. She did not walk a batter.

Whitney Goodwin doubled and scored off an error in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Ashville a 5-4 win over Etowah on Thursday, March 24 at AHS. Goodwin went 2-for-3 with a run scored. Also for the lady Bulldogs, Juli Mostillo went 2-for-4 with a run scored while Rachel St. John had a hit and an RBI. In seven innings, winning pitcher Jayda Burgess allowed four hits and three earned runs while striking out six. For the Lady Blue Devils, Lauren Wood had a home run, two RBI and a run scored.

Glencoe totaled 14 hits in 15-0 win in three innings over Gadsden City on Thursday, March 24. For the Lady Yellow Jackets, Emma Croy went 3-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored; Aubrey Maxwell went 2-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run scored; Hailey Hanners and Kaylee Higdon each went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored; and Summer Crump had a hit and three runs scored. Winning pitcher Jordyn Morris did not allow a hot or a walk in three innings.

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