Hornets finish in fourth


Catcher Anna Hood finishes her senior season with 19 home runs, 61 RBIs, 57 intentional walks, only five strikeouts, and a .693 batting average. Hood is moving on to play softball for Jacksonville State University.

Catcher Anna Hood finishes her senior season with 19 home runs, 61 RBIs, 57 intentional walks, only five strikeouts, and a .693 batting average. Hood is moving on to play softball for Jacksonville State University.

The Locust Fork softball team wrapped up an incredible year, placing fourth in state Friday with a final 37-7 record. A recap of the four games in the state tournament follows:

Thursday, May 18
Game 1: Locust Fork 5, Lauderdale County 0

Corrinna Dodd took the win on the mound collecting 15 strikeouts over 7 innings. Clancy Irey led the team offensively with two hits and two RBIs.

Game 2: Locust Fork 4, Geneva 9

While Irey and Dodd again led the way for the Hornets with two RBIs and six innings pitched respectively, the effort fell short.

Friday, May 19
Game 3: Locust Fork 10, Pleasant Valley 0

Locust Fork took the lead early with four runs in the first inning and never looked back. The offensive outburst included a double by Skylar Massey, a triple by Dodd, and a three-run home run by Irey. Massey collected three hits during the game. Dodd and Irey each picked up two hits and three RBIs.

Game 4: Locust Fork 0, Plainview 15

The Hornets could not seem to get any momentum from the plate or the mound, losing the final game 0-15.