Hartselle falls to No. 1 ScottsboroPublished 11:59am Saturday, May 11, 2013
No. 1 Scottsboro hit a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat No. 2 Hartselle in the Class 5A North Regional Saturday morning.
The Lady Tigers will now face the winner of Lawrence County vs. Arab in the loser’s bracket on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Lady Wildcats loaded the bases with a single and two walks before the one-out, game-winning single.
Haley Jared took the loss, allowing one run on three hits with three walks and one strikeout during three and one-third innings of work.
Kayla Faulk pitched the first five innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits and six walks with two strikeouts.
Scottsboro got on the board with a two-out RBI single in the third inning.
Hartselle’s Hope Cain hit a two RBI single in top of the fifth inning to give the Lady Tigers a 2-1 lead.
That lead was short-lived, as Scottsboro tied it up with an RBI double in the bottom half of the inning.
Pitchers held the teams scoreless for the next three innings, until Scottsboro scored the game-winning run in the ninth.
Cain, the No. 9 hitter, was 2-for-3 in the game. Sarah Ellen Battles, Kayla Faulk, Taylor Wascavage and Jada Hayes had the other Hartselle hits.
Hartselle 12, Muscle Shoals 0 (5)
Jada Hayes pitched a no-hitter in five innings to help lead the Tigers to the 12-0 win.
She finished with five strikeouts and two walks.
Baylee Holt the led the Hartselle hitting with a 3-for-4 effort including a two-run home run. Kayla Faulk also homered and finished 2-for-4.
Battles, Ashley Boggs and Taylor Wascavage all had two hits for the Lady Tigers in the win.