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.