E.A. Sports Today

Softball roundup

Mooney homers, and Burns drives in three runs as Oxford wins. Pope, Brothers homer, and Smith pitches shutout for Piedmont. Homesley’s three RBIs, Fulmer’s three-hitter propel Weaver. Saks gets second consecutive win. Spring Garden victorious, and Munford tops Jacksonville.

By East Alabama Sports Today

OXFORD — Berkley Mooney went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Oxford beat visiting Pleasant Valley 9-5 on Thursday.

Ashlyn Burns went 3-for-3 with a triple, a double, two runs and three RBIs as Oxford improved to 18-16.

Jayla Jackson added a 3-for-3 performance with a triple, a run and an RBI. She was also the winning pitcher, allowing eight hits and two earned runs with four strikeouts in seven innings.

Adajiah Wilson went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs, and Jordyn Alexander added an RBI.

For Pleasant Valley (14-17-1), Madyson Cromer went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and an RBI, and Gracee Ward was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Lily Henry had a triple and scored a run, and Aubree Cromer had a double and two runs.

PIEDMONT 6, CHEROKEE COUNTY 0: Ava Pope and Cayla Brothers homered, and Savannah Smith pitched a five hit shutout with 10 strikeouts as Piedmont improved to 18-9.

Brothers and Pope each had two RBIs.

Piedmont also got an RBI apiece from Carson Young and Jaycee Glover.

WEAVER 15, RAGLAND 0: Mckennah Homesley went 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs, and Kynlee Fulmer pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts as Weaver improved to 17-7.

Sydney Bitzer, Alana Cooper and Anna Shirvinski drove in two runs apiece. Bitzer was 2-for-2 with two doubles and scored three runs, and Cooper was 2-for-3 with a run. Shirvinski singled and scored a run.

Jadyn Smith singled, scored two runs and had an RBI.

SAKS 12, RANBURNE 4: Senior Miani Burton went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, and Saks concluded the regular season with its second consecutive win. 

Sophomores Caylee Miller and Adrianna Stevens also went 3-for-4. A.J. Twymon also wnet 3-for-4 and provided a defensive spark.

“She left it all on the field tonight for our seniors,” Saks coach Michelle Ogle said. “She had an amazing game with several diving catches, including a double play that came from a caught fly ball.”

SPRING GARDEN 8, APPALACHIAN 2: Addie Word had a double and two RBIs, and Spring Garden improved to 22-9.

Avery Steward went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI and pitched a complete game, allowing five hits and two earned runs with three strikeouts.

Maggie Jarrett, Layla Ingram and Lillian McCain each had a single and RBI.

Hannah Ingram went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, and Rylie Ham went 2-for-2.

MUNFORD 6, JACKSONVILLE 3: Tayla Marlow went 2-for-3 with two RBIs as Munford improved to 22-9-1.

Emma Gaither went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Jenna Gaither and Ashlyn Bishop each had a single and RBI.

Emma Gaither got the win, allowing four hits and three earned runs with seven strikeouts in five innings.

For Jacksonville, Teah Evans had a double and two RBIs, and Ke’Asiah Williams went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

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