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Monday spring sports

Munford’s Smith pitches perfect game with only 45 pitches in five innings against Talladega; Lions down Tigers 22-0 in area game

Monday’s scores

Munford 22, Talladega 0
Central-Clay 13, White Plains 0
Stow (Ohio) 9, White Plains 4
Alexandria 6, Dale County 5
Spain Park 5, Alexandria 2
Alexandria 13, John Carroll 0
White Plains 3, Cullman 0
Yorkville 7, White Plains 0
White Plains 9, Pisgah 2

By East Alabama Sports Today

TALLADEGA — Munford’s Tanner Smith wasn’t just perfect for five innings against Talladega on Monday. He was also efficient.

The senior struck out nine batters in Munford’s 22-0 victory. Of his 45 pitches to the minimum 15 batters, he threw 39 strikes in their Class 4A, Area 8 game.

At the plate Mason Brewer, Connor fisher and B.J. Anderson had three RBIs apiece. Brewer hit a triple, and Anderson had three hits.

David Pettus and Kyler Shaw drove in two runs apiece. Lathan Stephens, Cameron Strickland and Alex Petty each drove in a run.

Stephens, Strickland and Austin Wynn each hit a double.

This story will be updated as more results come in.


ALEXANDRIA IN GULF SHORES: The Valley Cubs (15-11) won two of three games, beating Dale County 6-5 and John Carroll Catholic 13-0 and losing to Spain Park 5-2.

Allyssa Hunt’s walk-off, two-run home runs in the bottom of the fifth inning made the difference against Dale County. She went 2-for-2 at the plate.

Pressley Slaton pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits with seven strikeouts and one walk.

Jill Cockrell, Clancy Bright and Charlee Parris drove in a run apiece. Parris hit a double.

Against John Carroll, Slaton and Khloe. England combined to pitch a shutout. Slaton allowed three hits in three innings with four strikeouts, and England pitched one inning, allowing one hit.

Cockrell went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and three RBIs. Bright, Parris, Christian Hess and Lauen Weber each had singles and an RBI. Slaton and Brenlee Sparks each had a single and RBI.

Hess had both of Alexandria’s hits against Spain Park and drove in both runs.

WHITE PLAINS IN GULF SHORES: The Wildcats won two of three Monday, beating Cullman 3-0 and Pisgah 9-2 and losing to Yorkville (Ill.) 7-0.

Leighton Arnold held Cullman to three hits with three strikeouts over four innings. She also went 2-for-2 with a triple, run and RBI.

Callie Richardson had a home run and two RBIs.

Against Pisgah, Arnold allowed two hits and no earned runs over three innings. She also hit a double and had two RBIs.

Richardson added her second home run of the day and drove in two runs, and Cooper Martin had a double and RBI.

Cover photo: Munford’s Tanner Smith throws one of his 45 pitches in a perfect game against Talladega on Monday. (Submitted photo)

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