Collinsville sweeps at Cedar Bluff
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.