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Hartselle JV softball wins Cullman tourney

Hartselle’s JV softball team finished the Cullman JV Tournament this weekend unscathed to capture the championship.

The closest call came in the championship game against Bob Jones. The Lady Tigers (23-5) exploded for five runs in the second inning to take a commanding 6-2 lead.

But Bob Jones rallied in seventh inning, scoring three runs, but that’s all they could get on Jada Hayes, who picked up the win for Hartselle. She allowed seven hits, four walks and four earned runs while striking out five batters.

Leading the hitting were Riley Corum, Hannah Jenkins and Morgan Braun, who all had two hits for the game. Corum and Braun both had RBIs while Emily Lipinski, Ali Forth, Haley Jared and Hayes all collected hits. Hayes had a double.

Taylor Wascavage, Forth, Jared, Jenkins, Lipinski and Braun all scored runs while Wascavage had two stolen bases and Lipinski had one stolen base.

HHS JV 5, Vestavia Hills 1

Jared earned the win on the mound allowing two hits, three walks and one run while striking out three batters.

Sydney Crow led the hitting with a pair of singles, two RBIs. Wascavage, Sydnee Wiley, Forth, Jared, Corum and Braun all had one hit each. Jared scored twice while Wascavage, Wiley and Corum all scored once. Riley and Forth also had RBIs.

HHS JV 3, Vestavia Hills 1

Jared also earned this win in pool play Friday. She allowed just two hits and one earned run while striking out six.

Corum led the way with two hits, a run and an RBI. Jared finished with a hit and two runs scored while Tori Denslow had a hit and an RBI.

The Lady Tigers scored two in the fourth inning to break the 1-1 tie.

HHS JV 15, Danville JV 0

Hartselle’s JV racked up 15 hits en route to the easy win.

Hayes pitched a two hitter and struck out 11 batters. She also allowed only one walk in the win.

Jenkins was blistering hot during the game, getting a hit all four times she stepped to the plate. She also scored once and drove in two runs.

Jared and Corum also had two hits each. Jared scored three times with three RBIs while Corum had two RBIs and a run scored. Wascavage, Wiley and Forth all had hits. Wiley and Forth also scored three times each while Wascavage scored twice. Hayes homered in the win while Forth had a tripled and doubled. Braun and Wascavage also doubled.

HHS JV 3, Cullman JV 1

The Lady Tigers won Monday’s regular season game, thanks in part to four Cullman errors. Wascavage, Wiley, Forth, Sydney Crow and Joanna Speer all had hits. Braun and Forth both had RBIs. Wascavage had a stolen base and scored a run. Jared and Corum were the other runs scored.

Jared struck out six and allowed one hit and two walks en route to the win.