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Hartselle Enquirer

Lady Hawks grounded in sub-state playoffs

By Staff
Staff Reports
DANVILLE – The Glencoe Lady Yellow Jackets knocked the Danville Lady Hawks out of the sub-state playoffs with two shutouts Saturday.
Glencoe won the opener 1-0 and then ended the best-of-three series with a 4-0 win in the second game. Danville had reached the second round of the playoffs with a two-game sweep of Carbon Hill on Tuesday.
Glencoe 1,
Danville 0
The Lady Hawks threatened to score it the third inning when they loaded the bases with only one out. However, Danville wouldn't score when
the next batter struck out and then a ground out ended the inning.
In the fourth, Glencoe broke through to score after a leadoff double by Amy Jordan, followed by a Danville error allowed the visitors to score their only run.
In the fifth and seventh innings Danville got one runner aboard but wouldn't score.
Danville had only three hits in the game, all singles. Charleston Wilson, Kristen Sparkman and Bethany Evans had the Danville hits.
Glencoe 4,
Danville 0
The Lady Hawks season ended at 35-22 as Glencoe's Alisha Bailey threw her second shutout of the day. She allowed only three Lady Hawk's hits.
First round sub-state
Danville 16,
Carbon Hill 4
James threw five innings to record the win, as Danville won by the 10-run rule.
She struck out seven, while she helped her own cause at the plate with three hits, including a homer and had two RBIs.
Charleston Wilson had three hits, one RBI and stole two bases, while Emily Templeton had two hits and a RBI. Kristy Roberts had three hits, three steals and one RBI, while Kristen Sparkman had a solo home run among two hits.
Casey Sparkman had a two-RBI double, while Evans had three hits, two steals and two RBIs.
Jessica Nichols had two hits, two RBIs and stole a base, while Haley Hensley had one hit and a RBI and Mallory Alred had two hits.
Danville 12,
Carbon Hill 2
James won her second game of the day with five strikeouts.
She helped herself at the plate with three hits, while Hensley had three hits and two RBIs. Roberts had three hits and four RBIs, while Nichols had three hits and two RBIs.
Templeton had two RBIs on walks, while Kristen Sparkman had two hits. Evans and Wilson had one hit each. Wilson had a RBI.
In other series involving local teams, Brewer and Priceville both lost first round sub-state series in two game sweeps to Boaz and Sylvania, respectively.
The Lady Patriots played on the road at the seventh-ranked Lady Pirates, while the Lady Bulldogs of Priceville hosted Sylvania after winning their first ever area crown.

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