SHS, PHS girls win regional title

Published 1:02 pm Saturday, May 8, 2010

GULF SHORES – Straughn and Pleasant Home claimed the Class 3A, and Class 1A South Regional Tournament title tonight at the Gulf Shores Sports Complex.
The Lady Tigers defeated Headland 3-0, and the Lady Eagles beat Ariton 8-2 in the winner’s bracket championship game.
Earlier today, Pleasant Home beat top-ranked Kinston 1-0 in the winner’s bracket elimination game to earn the right to play in the state tournament next week.
Straughn started today with a 3-2 defeat over Luverne to earn its ticket to the state tournament.
Straughn’s Kaitlynn Wiggins and Pleasant Home’s Emily Byrd were selected as the regional tournament most valuable players.
Complete coverage of today’s games will be in the Tues., May 11 edition of the Star-News.