Collinsville sweeps at Cedar Bluff

Cherokee County Herald - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

CEDAR BLUFF — Mon­day was a big day for Collinsville’s Emma Barkley.

Early in the day, she signed a soft­ball scholarship with Lurleen B. Wal­lace in An­dalu­sia. Later on in the af­ter­noon, Barkley went 2-for-3 with a triple, a dou­ble, scored a run and drove in three. She also cap­tured the win in the cir­cle in Class 2A, No. 4 Collinsville’s 16-5 vic­tory at Class 1A, No. 7 Cedar Bluff.

Collinsville went on to sweep the Lady Tigers by win­ning game two 16-6.

In the first game, Aryelle Jones and Court­ney Baine both de­liv­ered a pair of hits and scored three runs apiece. One of Jones’ hits was a dou­ble. Baine also drove in a run. Brit­tany Rivera also had two hits, scored two runs and had a RBI. Mary Pat­ton home­red, scored two runs and drove in two more.

Nen­neah McKin­ney and Caro­line Bran­non both con­trib­uted a dou­ble, a walk, a run and a RBI. Ab­bi­gale Ford fin­ished with a hit, a walk and a RBI.

Barkley al­lowed three earned runs on eight hits with a walk and six strike­outs in the cir­cle for the Lady Pan­thers. Jor­dyn Walker suf­fered the loss for the Lady Tigers.

Speak­ing of Walker, she also led Cedar Bluff at the plate by go­ing 3-for-3 with a run. Miken­zie Gos­sett added a pair of hits, in­clud­ing a dou­ble, and drove in two runs. Kiana Dob­bins also de­liv­ered a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs. Alexis Smith and Kyla O’Neal both had a hit and scored a run. Smith also drove in a run. Emily Goss con­trib­uted a hit. Madi­son Allen and Mati­son Bed­well scored a run apiece. Bed­well also walked.

In game two, Pat­ton posted four hits, scored two runs and drove in three. Ri- vera blasted a home run, sin­gled, scored three runs, walked and had two RBIs. McKin­ney man­aged a pair of hits, scored two runs and drove in one. Jones and Bran­non both dou­bled and had two RBIs. Bran­non also walked and scored three runs. Jones also scored a run. Baine de­liv­ered a hit, a walk, a run and two RBIs. Ford fin­ished with a hit, two walks and a RBI. Barkley scored a pair of runs and walked.

Pat­ton picked up the win in the cir­cle. She tossed five in­nings and sur­ren­dered four earned runs on 11 hits with five strike­outs.

Gos­sett led the Lady Tigers at the plate, go­ing 3-for-3 with a run and two RBIs. Smith con­trib­uted a pair of hits, in­clud­ing a dou­ble, scored two runs and had a RBI. Goss had two hits. Dob­bins de­liv­ered a hit and scored twice. Allen added a hit and scored a run. O’Neal had a hit and a RBI. Bed­well fin­ished with a hit. Walker suf­fered the loss.

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