Cedar Bluff finishes runner up in Class 1A, Area 14 tournament
SKYLINE — Cedar Bluff clinched a berth in North Softball Regional in Huntsville Wednesday. The Lady Tigers finished runner-up to Skyline in the class 1A, Area 14 tournament at Skyline.
Seventh-ranked Cedar Bluff (16-22) began the day with a 16-2 victory over Woodville in five innings in an elimination game, then dropped a 19-4 decision in five innings to third-ranked Skyline in the championship game.
In the win over Woodville, Jordyn Walker and Emily Goss both connected on three hits. They both had a triple and scored three runs apiece. Goss also drove in a pair of runs.
Kyla O’Neal added a pair of hits, including a double, with a walk, three runs and three RBIs. Kiana Dobbins delivered two hits, a run and two RBIs. Hannah Cosby also had a pair of hits, a run and a RBI. Matison Bedwell contributed a hit, a walk and two runs. Alexis Smith came away with a hit, a run and two RBIs. Madison Allen had a hit, a run and a RBI. Mikenzie Gossett finished with a hit and scored a run.
Walker picked up the win in the circle. She tossed all five innings, giving up two earned runs on four hits with a walk and six strikeouts.
In the loss to Skyline, Allen led the charge for the Lady Tigers with three hits. Bedwell doubled, scored a run and had three RBIs. Walker contributed a pair of hits and a RBI. Dobbins had a hit, a walk and a run. Cosby contributed a hit and scored a run. Goss finished with a hit. Walker suffered the loss.
Both teams will play in Huntsville on Friday at 1:30 p.m. a hit and a RBI. Madison Allen scored two runs and had a RBI. Emily Goss scored a run and had a RBI.
Walker picked up the win in the circle, surrendering just one earned run on two hits with no walks and eight strikeouts.
Malaya Shireman and Madelyn Mitchell had the lone hits for Gaylesville. Shireman’s hit was a triple. She also had a RBI. Adriana Valencia scored a run. Shireman suffered the loss.