E.A. Sports Today

Friday roundup

Here are scores and details from high school baseball, softball and tennis events in and around Calhoun County

By East Alabama Sports Today

HOOVER – Carter Johnson and Peyton Watts combined to throw a three-hit shutout as Oxford blanked Cartersville 2-0 to reach the White Bracket finals of the National Perfect Game High School Shootout at the Hoover Met Complex.

The Yellow Jackets will play Loganville at 9 a.m. Saturday before making their way back to Calhoun County to play their first game in the Calhoun County Baseball Tournament ta 5:30 p.m. The Jackets lost to Loganville in the bottom of the seventh Thursday night.

Johnson worked the first five innings, gave up three hits and stuck out three. Thanks to a double play and Trey Higgins cutting down a runner at the plate Johnson faced only one batter over the minimum.

Watts struck out two and walked two in his two innings of relief.

The Jackets scored a run in the first on Watts’ sacrifice fly and a run in the seventh when Watts tripled and scored on a passed ball. 

Etowah County Tournament
at West End H.S.
Sardis 15, Gaston 0
Glencoe 10, West End 2
Hokes Bluff 12, West End 2


OXFORD – Ava Boozer doubled home Rylee Haynes with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth as time was expiring to lift Pleasant Valley past Sumiton Christian 4-3 to highlight the Lady Raiders’ day in the ASOF Tournament at Choccolocco Park.

The Lady Raiders (5-1) also defeated Sand Rock 6-3 and will play Chelsea, ACA, and White Plains Saturday.

Madison Borders got the win in the circle against Sumiton Christian and Leah Patterson beat Sand Rock with another 12-strikeout game.

Haynes, Bailey Harris and Lily Henry all had two hits for PV in the doubleheader. Boozer and Harris both had a pair of RBIs and Taylor Nix and Haynes each scored three runs.

JCA 15, Jefferson Christian 0:
Krymson Clay went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and allowed only two hits with seven strikeouts in three innings in the circle. Rebekah Carter also went 3-for-3, with a homer, triple and four RBIs. Mia Morales drove in three runs with a pair of hits and Kara Grace went 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Oxford 19, Hatton 4:
Tia Titi homered, Justice Woods went 3-for-3, Matti Sprawberry drove in three runs and the Lady Jackets broke open an already one-sided game with a 10-run third inning.

Oxford 10, Sardis 3:
Tia Titi continued to yield a hot bat, going 3-for-4 with five RBIs. Takya Garrett also went 3-for-4 and Riley Rhodes had two hits. Berkley Mooney pitched a one-hitter in the six-inning game.


OXFORD – The Oxford boys and Donoho girls opened up considerable leads after doubles play in the annual Red Wilder Invitational Tournament at the Oxford Lake courts.

Donoho’s girls won all three doubles titles and Oxford’s boys won two of three to give their teams overall leads heading into Saturday’s singles competition.

Here are the results:

Team scores:
Donoho 27, Oxford 18, Faith Christian 3, Jacksonville 3, Pleasant Valley 0.

No. 1 Doubles: Abigail Reimer/Channing Gallahar (O) d. Andrea Trifas/Anna Duke (J), 10-8; Reimer/Gallahar (O) d. Lauren Holder/Meagan Ford (F), 10-3; Mary Marshall Perry/LG Draper (D) d. Maci Meadows/Bailey Shultz (PV), 10-0; Finals – Perry/Draper (D) d. Reimer/Gallahar (O), 10-1.

No. 2 Doubles: Allie Fulsom/Sarah Kats (F) d. Mikaela Watkins/Tyler Grace Reyes (J), 10-8; Claire Hillman/Claire Walker (D) d. Fulsom/Kats (F), 10-0; Caroline Rogers/Jasmine Brown (O) d. Chloe Cram/McKenzley Hulsey (PV), 10-1; Finals – Hillman/Walker (D) d. Rogers/Brown (O), 10-1.

No. 3 Doubles: Sarah Francis/Miniya Vann (J) d. Isabella Diaz/Annie Minish (F), 10-6; Victoria Robinson/Ashley Paulson (O) d. Francis/Vann(J), 10-3; Harper Pumroy/Blair Kitchens (D) d. Rebecca Travis/Braylee Humphrey (PV), 10-0; Finals – Pumroy/Kitchens (D) d. Robinson/Paulson (O), 10-1.

Team scores: Oxford 15, Faith Christian 6, Donoho 3, Pleasant Valley 0.

No. 1 Doubles: Josh Goode/Eli Mitchell (F) d. Knox Taylor/Andrew Johnson (PV), 10-0; Shiv Patel/Dev Patel (O) d. Garrett Orth/Lucas Elliot (D), 10-2; Finals – Goode/Mitchell (F) d. Patel/Patel (O), 10-2.

No. 2 Doubles: Zach Cater/Marshall Twigg (D) d. Evan Smith/Gavin Randall (F), 10-8; Josh Waley/Cade Hilbun (O) d. Alec Johnson/Knox Taylor (PV), 10-0. Finals – Whaley/Hilbun (O) d. Cater/Twigg (D), 10-0.

No. 3 Doubles: Blake Ramsey/Kye McEwen (O) d. Aiden Elliott/Joshua Muse (F), 10-5; Finals – Ramsey/McEwen (O) d. Sam Ballard/Cainan Stacks (D), 10-1.

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