SPRING SPORTS ROUNDUP: Malone leads Lady Rams to softball romp past ACA

TUSCALOOSA | Ryleigh Malone had three singles and drove in four runs Wednesday to lead the Northside High School softball team to a 17-6 victory over American Christian Academy.

Northside improved to 19-10-1 overall, 3-1 in Class 3A, Area 9.

Northside scored one run in the first inning, four in the second, five in the third and seven in the fourth.

Abbie Ray had a double and two singles and drove in three runs. Haley Barnett had a double and a single and three RBIs. Reagan Malone had two singles and three RBIs.

Savannah Stamps (10-4) pitched a complete game in five innings to get the win. She struck out one, walked three and gave up seven hits. Lashley Graham pitched 223 innings in taking the loss. She allowed eight hits and nine runs with two walks and two strikeouts.

ACA’s Chandler Dare had a triple and a single. She scored three runs and stole three bases. Rachel Skelton went 2-for-2 with an RBI. Kaitlyn Hamner went 2-for-2 and stole a base.

Northside plays at 2 p.m. Friday at Sipsey Valley at 5 p.m. Friday at Northridge.


ACA 16, Holt 1

TUSCALOOSA | American Christian Academy scored eight runs in the first inning, three in the second and five in the third to beat Holt in three innings in a Class 3A, Area 9 game.

ACA improved to 21-8 overall, 5-1 in the area.

Meagan Osment went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBIs. Taylor Mize went 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Lashley Graham went 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Graham (15-6) allowed one hit and one walk and struck out five.

ACA plays at home against Hale County at 4:30 p.m. Monday.


Lamar County 9, Berry 2

VERNON | Kristy Whitfield went 3-for-4 with a home run and a double and two RBIs for Lamar County. She also scored a run.

Kristin White went 2-for-2 and scored two runs.

Emma Herren went 2-for-2 with a double for Berry (14-10).

Hannah Hassell was the winning pitcher. She allowed five hits and three walks and struck out 11.

Hannah Herren pitched 423 innings in taking the loss. She allowed nine hits and eight runs.


Fayette County 8, Hubbertville 0

HUBBERTVILLE | Fayette County’s Jacy McGwire struck out 13 while pitching a three-hit shutout.

Hubbertville’s Ashlyn Hubbert (5-6) allowed 10 hits, six earned runs and a walk and struck out two.

Autumn Bonner had two hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs as Fayette County improved to 9-4. Hannah Winston went 2-for-3 with three runs scored. McGwire went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Paige Walters, Robin Hubbert and Kristen Hubbert each had a hit for Hubbertville (6-8).




South Lamar 11, Sulligent 1

MILLPORT | Kyle Aldridge ran his pitching record to 8-2 in a five-inning victory over Sulligent.

Aldridge allowed four hits and a walk and struck out two. Logan Barnes took the loss. He allowed four hits and nine walks and struck out one in three innings.

Dalton Pollard went 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Zach Foster went 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Jerron Hester singled to drive in Fred Nethery with Sulligent’s only run in the first inning.

South Lamar (14-6) plays at home in Millport against Gordo on Friday.




Holy Spirit 3, Demopolis 1

DEMOPOLIS | Andrew Whitfield scored two goals, one in each half, to lead the Holy Spirit boys soccer team to a win over Demopolis.

Holy Spirit improved to 12-2-2.

Whitfield scored his first goal with an assist by Max Schalk. Alex Enns assisted on a goal by Connor Bassett as the Titans took a 2-0 halftime lead.

Austin Brooks scored for Demopolis in the second half.

Holy Spirit goalkeeper Rohit Fonseca had four saves.

Demopolis plays at Holy Spirit on Friday.




Fayette County 9, ACA 0

The Fayette County boys tennis team swept ACA in a Wednesday match.

Singles winners were Dakota Harris at No. 1, Owen Taylor at No. 2, Gene Fulmer at No. 3, Cal McDonald at No. 4, Jacob Fulmer at No. 5 and Sam Taylor at No. 6.


Fayette County 9, ACA 0


1. Dakota Harris (FC) d. C. Bradford (ACA) 8-1

2. Owen Taylor (FC) d. McKelvey (ACA) 8-0

3. Gene Fulmer (FC) d. Crew (ACA) 8-1

4. Cal McDonald (FC) d. Parker (ACA) 8-5

5. Jacob Fulmer (FC) d. W. Glaze (ACA) 8-0

6. Sam Taylor (FC) d. T. Hearing (ACA) 8-2


1. Harris/Taylor (FC) d. Bradford/Crew (ACA) 8-4

2. G. Fulmer/Taylor (FC) d. Hearing/McKelvey 8-4

3. J. Fulmer/Jerry (FC) d. Parker/Glaze 8-2