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W. Limestone wins at Tanner

From Staff Reports

West Limestoneís baseball team defeated Tanner 5-3 in Tanner on Friday afternoon.

Starting pitcher Zach Shindorf also scored two runs in the victory.

Ryan Wheeler got the save.

Also for West Limestone, Trey Rose and Jay Romine each went 2-for-4.

Tannerís Chip Greenhaw had a double and a single for the Rattlers. Clay McMeans, Cliff Bunch, Keith Shoulders and Blake Montgomery each had a single.

Hatton 17, Colbert County 1: Darren Hand had a hot day at the plate, with a pair of doubles in the Hornets first of two games Friday.

Chase Martin recorded three RBIs for the winners.

Matthew Dudley had a two-run double in the winning effort for Hatton (23-14). Will Nichols and Chris Hutto each added a double.

Conner Pierce got the win on the mound, striking out three in five innings.

Oneonta 9, Hatton 4: Hand knocked a two-run homer for the Hornets in the first inning, but it wasnít enough for Hatton as Oneonta (24-9) took the win.

Hattonís Nichols was 3-for-4, including a double and a pair of singles. Hutto and Nathan Berryman each had a single and an RBI.

Decatur Heritage 7, Speake 5: The Eaglesí Luke Adams pitched seven innings for the win, giving up three hits and striking out five.

Drew Atchley had a triple and a single for Decatur Heritage (9-12). Brent Denson delivered two singles and Chris Oliver had a single. For Speake, Cary Logan had a pair of singles and T.J. Green had a single.

Softball

West Morgan 3, Bob Jones 2: The Lady Rebels posted all three of their runs in the sixth inning for the win in pool play of the Huntsvilleís Metro Tournament.

Bob Jones was ahead 2-0 in the sixth when Sara Hulvey walked and Lauren Seibert singled to begin the inning for West Morgan (27-9).

A sacrifice fly by Lauryn Kilgo scored Hulvey, but Bob Jones still led 2-1.

Mikalia Etheredgeís RBI single scored Seibert, tying the score at 2.

Hannah Harris scored the game winning run on a throwing error.

Seibert pitched the win, striking out one batter, walking one and allowing five hits.

Single-elimination bracket play is scheduled for Saturday.

West Morgan 4, Buckhorn 0: Seibert pitched the shutout, striking out six and allowing two hits in six innings.

Seibert also contributed an RBI double at the plate.

Harris went 2-for-3 with a single, a double and two-RBIs, while Kilgo added a two-RBI single.

Ashley Thorn also had an RBI for the Lady Rebels.

Danville 12, Haleyville 1: Kristen Thompson was the winning pitcher for Danville in the win Thursday. Thompson struck out 11 batters and also hit a single and a double in the contest.

Mallory George had two doubles for the Lady Hawks, while Kristen Sparkman hit a double and two singles.

Also for Danville, Sara Terry delivered a triple and a single. Whitney Haggamaker and Nicole Linderman each had a single.

Ardmore 3, East Limestone 1: The game was scoreless until the fifth inning for the Class 4A, Area 14 win Thursday.

Ardmore three hits, driving in two runs in the fifth and added an insurance run in the seventh.

Kayla Sneed had a triple for East Limestone, while teammate Jyssica Pepper had a double. Danielle Holder and McKenzie Crabtree each had a single.

Holder also had an RBI.

The Lady Indians had the potential game-tying and game-winning runs on base to end the game.

Casey Steadman pitched a complete game for Ardmore, striking out 13, scattering four hits and walking two.

Tennis

Austin girls 5, West Point 4: Austinís Meleana McCutcheon picked up a convincing win at No. 1 singles and teamed with Elizabeth Cargile for the No. 1 doubles victory.

McCutcheon beat West Morganís Kodi Bobo 6-1, 6-0, and McCutcheon and Cargile downed Bobo and Lindsey Eddy 6-1, 6-0.

Katrina Wujtewicz and Rachel King also wins singles matches for the Lady Black Bears, while Jena Ward and Wujtewicz won at No. 2 doubles.

Austin boys 8, West Point 1: Kyle Smith, Ben Ward, Kyle Justice, Taylor Collins and Weston Brown each won their singles matches in a dominant performance by the Black Bears.

Smith and Alex Worley teamed at No. 1 doubles, downing West Pointís Matt Teichmiller and Ben Vandegrift 6-4, 6-1. Collins and Brown picked up the win at No. 2 doubles, defeating Michael Tucker and Keelan Tucker 6-2, 6-1. At No. 3 doubles, Justice and Ward won 6-0, 6-2 over Ryan Sullins and Michael Baker.

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