Lady Tigers win city tourney

Published 12:11 am Sunday, March 13, 2011

Straughn’s Lady Tigers bounced back from losing their first two games at the City of Andalusia’s Department of Leisure Services annual fast pitch softball tournament Friday, and won four straight to come away with the tournament title Saturday night with a 7-0 victory over Excel.

The Lady Tigers advanced to the finals after a 4-2 defeat over Kinston.

In earlier pool play, Straughn beat Pleasant Home 8-1, and Excel 1-0.

After falling 8-1 to Straughn, Pleasant Home beat Andalusia 9-1 to eliminate the Lady Bulldogs.

Andalusia got its only win of the tournament with a 7-3 victory over Greenville.

Opp, who finished third in the tournament, fell to Excel 6-5 in the semifinals.

Complete coverage of Saturday’s games at the Andalusia Sports Complex will be in the Tues., March 15 edition of the Star-News.