HHS 4-1 in tourneyPublished 6:31pm Monday, March 10, 2014
Hartselle’s Lady Tigers reeled off four straight wins before losing to Sparkman, 7-0, in the Spain Park Invitational Tournament in Birmingham on Saturday.
Sparkman’s Lady Senators out-hit Hartselle 4-3 and got help from Hartselle’s four bases on balls and three errors.
Hartselle hitters were Taylor Wascavage with a double and single and Hannah Jenkins with a single.
Hope Cain was tagged with the loss. She allowed seven runs on four hits while striking out one batter and allowing four walks.
Here are summaries of the Lady Tigers four wins:
Hartselle 2, Mortimer Jordan 0
The Lady Tigers slipped by Mortimer Jordan, 2-0 in a second round match-up on Saturday.
Boggs had a double and single and Battles and Wiley each had an RBI single. Jenkins also singled.
Cain was credited with the win. She allowed no runs on one hit while striking out nine batters and walking one.
Hartselle 5, Oak Mountain 0
Hartselle blanked Oak Mountain 5-0 on the strength of seven hits in the tournament’s opening round on Friday.
Sara Ellen Battles and Jada Hayes each had two hits for Hartselle. Wascavage had a solo home run while Madeline Sittason and Riley Corum each added singles.
Jada Hayes claimed the win. She allowed no runs on two hits while striking out one batter and walking one.
Hartselle 6, Wetumpka 1
The Lady Tigers defeated Wetumpka 6-1 in a second tournament game on Friday.
Wascavage had a home run and a single, two RBIs and scored two runs. Ali Forth doubled and scored a run, Battles had a pair of singles and scored two runs and Hayes and Cain each singled.
Cain was the winning pitcher. She allowed one run on two hits while striking out seven batters.
Hartselle 3, Rehobeth 1
Hartselle edged Rehobeth 3-1 in the opening round on Saturday.
Battles, Wascavage and Hayes each had an RBI single and Ashley Boggs, and Corum each contributed a single.
Hayes was credited with the win. She allowed one run on three hits while striking out five batters and allowing two walks.