PREP BASEBALL: Fairview sweeps doubleheader with Dora, Douglas; Saturday scoring recap

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FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Fairview Aggies were back home at Mark Moore Field hosting a doubleheader Saturday and they improved to 12-3 on the season with wins over Dora and Douglas.

Fairview 10 – Dora 0 (Baseball)

After a scoreless first inning, the Fairview Aggies got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second. They loaded the bases to start their half, and an error allowed Isaac Elrod to score to give them a 1-0 lead. Fairview added to their lead in the bottom of the third. A hit by pitch and a one-out single put runners on first and second, then the pinch runner for Lucas West, Camden Cullins, scored on an RBI double by Bryceson Turner to make it 2-0. Kolt Redding followed that up with a two-run single, then he and Caden Barrett each scored on an error to stretch their lead to 6-0.

The Aggies looked to end things in the bottom of the fifth. They had runners on first and second with one out, then Carson Jones hit an RBI single to make it 7-0. Nicolas Gregory added a sacrifice fly, and Conner Scott and Barett York each hit RBI singles to help seal the 10-0 win for Fairview.

Jones finished with a hit and three RBIs for the Aggies. Redding added two hits and a pair of RBIs. Scott, York, Turner, and Barrett all ended up with a hit and an RBI, while Gregory collected an RBI in the win. Jonah Eckleberry pitched a complete game two-hit shutout for Fairview as he walked two and struck out five.

Fairview 5 – Douglas 1 (Baseball)

Fairview struck first in their opening at-bats against Douglas. Scott hit a one-out double and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Elrod to give them the early lead. The Aggies put up another run in the bottom of the third as Gregory hit a leadoff single, moved to second on an error, and then scored on an RBI single by Scott to make it 2-0. Douglas hit an RBI groundout in the top of the fifth to cut it to 2-1, but Fairview added to their lead in their half.

Gregory got hit by the pitch with one out, stole second, and an RBI single by Scott brought him in to make it 3-1. With two outs, Elrod hit an RBI single, and he later scored on an error to give the Aggies a 5-1 lead. That was more than enough run support for the duo of Gannon Black and Ben Bryan as they ended up getting a 5-1 win over the Eagles to stretch their winning streak to six straight games.

Scott had a big day at the plate for Fairview (12-3), finishing four-for-four with two RBIs. Elrod added a hit and two RBIs. Black and Bryan gave up just two hits and one earned run, walked four, and struck out five in the win for the Aggies.

Hanceville 4 – Susan Moore 1 (Softball)

Hanceville got things going offensively in the bottom of the first against Susan Moore. Aaliyah Twitty drew a leadoff walk, stole second, and moved to third on a fly ball. Lakin McBee hit an RBI groundout to give them the early lead. Isabella Spinks hit a triple and later scored on a passed ball to make it 2-0. Hanceville made it 3-0 in the bottom of the third on a sacrifice fly by McBee. Susan Moore got on the scoreboard in the top of the fifth on a Hanceville error as that cut it to 3-1. Hanceville ended the game in their half. Piper Butts reached on an error to lead off the inning, and Twitty hit an RBI double to help seal the 4-1 win for Hanceville.

McBee finished with two RBIs for Hanceville. Twitty added a pair of hits and an RBI in the win.

Boaz 20 – Hanceville 1 (Softball)

It was all Boaz from the start in their game against Hanceville, putting up 20 runs in just three innings as they collected a 20-1 win over Hanceville.

Butts finished with the only hit and RBI in the game for Hanceville.

Douglas 9 – Hanceville 0 (Softball)

Douglas put up four runs in the first inning, four more in the third, and one more in the fourth as they ended up shutting out Hanceville 9-0.

Kynzlee Farr, McBee, and Spinks finished with the only hits in the game for Hanceville (5-12).

West Point 10 – Cordova 0 (Softball)

West Point didn’t waste any time getting on the scoreboard against Cordova. They quickly put runners on first and second with one out, then Sidney Burks lined a two-run double to center field to give them a 2-0 lead. Macie Brown followed that up with a two-run home run to make it 4-0. They added to their lead in the bottom of the second. Singles by Kortni Baker and Macayla Wilkins each hit singles to put runners on the corners with one out. Brinlee Phillips lined a two-run double to left field to increase the Lady Warrior lead to 6-0. Later that inning, Katie Beth Yovino hit a two-run single to left to make it 8-0; she later scored on an error to give them a 9-0 lead. West Point ended things in the bottom of the fifth as Wilkins drove in Kylee Quinn with an RBI single to help seal the 10-0 win for the Lady Warriors.

Brown and Yovino both finished with a pair of hits and two RBIs for West Point. Phillips and Burks each added a hit and two RBIs, while Wilkins collected three hits and an RBI. Jones pitched a four-hit shutout and struck out six in the win for the Lady Warriors.

Lamar County 8 – West Point 5 (Softball)

Lamar County put up a run in the second and third inning to give them a 2-0 lead, but West Point countered in the bottom of the third. The Lady Warriors put runners on first and second with one out, then Phillips’ two-run double tied the game up at two. Burks followed that up with an RBI single to give them a 3-2 lead. The Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the top of the fourth to get the lead right back at 8-3. West Point looked for a late rally in the bottom of the fifth with two outs. A pair of walks put runners on first and second, then Brown hit a two-run double to cut it to 8-5. A fly ball, though, ended the game, and the Lady Warriors fell just short in the end to Lamar County 8-5.

Phillips and Brown both finished with a hit and two RBIs for West Point, while Burks added a hit and an RBI in the loss.

West Point 6 – Lawrence County 4 (Softball)

The game was scoreless going into the second inning, but West Point struck first in their half of the second. A walk and a pair of singles loaded the bases with one out, then Quinn drove in a run with an RBI groundout, and Brown scored on a passed ball to give the Lady Warriors a 2-0 lead. Lawrence County tied the game at two on a passed ball and an error in the top of the third, but West Point answered right back in their half.

A hit by pitch and a walk had them in business to lead off the third, then Phillips hit an RBI double to give them a 3-2 lead. Later that inning, Wilkins scored on a passed ball, Yovino added a sacrifice fly, and Kara Jones hit an RBI single to stretch the Lady Warrior lead to 6-2. The Lady Red Devils hit a solo home run in the fourth to make it a 6-3 game, then added another run in the fifth to cut it to 6-4. Jones and company, though, didn’t let them get any closer after that as West Point ended up getting a 6-4 win over Lawrence County.

Jones finished with three hits and an RBI for West Point (8-4). Phillips and Yovino each added a hit and an RBI, while Quinn collected an RBI in the win.

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