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Bailey Clark has a big tournament as Oxford wins Showdown at Choccolocco

By East Alabama Sports Today

OXFORD – Bailey Clark’s two-run single with one out in the fifth gave Oxford a 7-5 walk-off win over Pleasant Valley to win the Showdown at Choccolocco.

The Lady Jackets trailed 5-3 going into the home fifth, but they put together a four-run rally with Kaylynn Garrett’s bases-loaded single, Hayley Lyner’s bases-loaded walk and Clark’s sharp two-run single.

The Lady Raiders took their lead with four in the fifth. Mikayla Kendrick delivered the big blow, a three-run homer with two outs. Kendrick was 2-for-3 with three RBIs for the Lady Raiders (18-15-1).

Pleasant Valley 4, Cleburne County 1: Kara Perry slammed a a two-run homer and drove in another run with a double. McKinley Parris also had two hits and an RBI, and Savannah Williams knocked in a run. Olivia Jones picked up the victory, giving up one earned runs and no walks in six innings.

Pleasant Valley 6, Spring Garden 3: Lindsey Pritchett was among three Lady Raiders with two hits and she scored four runs. Savannah Williams had two hits and an RBI and Mikayla Kendrick had two hits. Alisa St. John threw a complete game in the circle.

Oxford 6, Weaver 1: Bailey Clark went 3-for-3 with two homers and three RBIs, while JoJo Skinner and Emily Thrasher combined for a five-inning two hitter,

Cleburne County 7-9, Weaver 1-0: Tatoama Ervin went 3-for-4, Kiara Akles went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and Mallory Nolen, Chelsea Parker, Ambert Parker and Caitlyn Caffee all had two hits. In the 9-0 game, Ambert Parker allowed only one hit and struck out seven. Parker also homered.

Oxford 14, Spring Garden 0: Rylee Waldrep threw four innings of shutout ball, giving up only a leadoff single in the second. Sarah Howell went 3-for-3 with a homer, Bailey Clark went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, Amber Dempsey drove in four runs, Kaylynn Garrett and Haley Lyner both had a pair of RBIs.

Moody 5, White Plains 3: Sidney Wagnon’s two-out two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth broke a 3-3 tie and won the game for the Lady Blue Devils. White Plains tied the game in the top of the inning on Lucy Medders’ sacrifice fly. Shelby Wood had two hits for the Lady Wildcats.

White Plains 12, Cleburne County 2: Michael McGuirk went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, Payton Morgan went 3-fr-3 with three RBIs, Brett Beaver and Braxton Dopson both went 2-for-4. The Wildcats broke this one open with a seven-run fourth inning

White Plains 7, Saks 2: Carley Wood and Ashlyn Hinton both went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Shelby Wood had a two-run double. White Plains erased a 1-0 deficit and took the lead for good on back-to-back RBI triples by Ashlyn Hinton and Lauren Dodson in the home first. Keira Burks had two hits and two RBIs for Saks.

Alexandria 12, Columbia 0: The Lady Cubs took a page out of the Philadelphia Phillies’ book Saturday, scoring 12 runs in the first inning in the Bob Jones tournament. They sent 17 batters to the plate, collecting seven hits, two hit batsmen, three errors and a walk. The Phillies scored 12 in the first inning against the Washington Nationals Saturday night.

Jessica Shaw went 3-for-3, Allison Bonds went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and Timberlyn Shurbutt had two hits. Emmah Rolfe gave up one hit in four innings and struck out five.

Woodford County (Ky.) 2, Alexandria 1: Jessica Shaw’s RBI single in the top of the first gave the Lady Cubs a 1-0 lead, but Woodford County scored single runs in the home first and second. Maggie Phillips gave up two earned runs on five hits in four innings for the Lady Cubs.

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