4 local teams get wins

Published 12:01 am Saturday, July 2, 2011

Erin Riley throws to first base Thursday night. | Andrew Garner/Star-News

Covington County’s 8-and-under All-Stars softball team beat South Alabama 20-0 Friday night in four innings in the Babe Ruth state softball tournament at the Andalusia Sports Complex.

In other local action, two of South Alabama’s All-Stars got wins Friday night.

The 6-and-under All-Stars beat Alex City 25-14; and the 10-and-under All-Stars beat Atmore 21-1.

Additionally, the Brewton 10-and-under All-Stars beat Covington County 14-0.

On Thursday night, South Alabama’s 8U team beat the Poarch Slammers 12-2.

8-and-under All-Stars

Covington County 20, South Alabama 0

The county team scored 15 runs in the first inning, added one run in the second and scored four runs in the fourth to seal the win.

Natalie Schwartz and Ashlyn Joyner scored three runs each; Hope Ramer, Emilee Waite, Anna Spears, Tori Hicks and Marley Straughn scored two runs each; and Sydney Arnett, Daisy Cordle, Bess Worley and Candace Jackson scored one run each for Covington County.

South Alabama 12, Poarch Slammers 2

Both scored two runs each in the first inning, but a strong South-Alabama defense held PCI to no runs for the rest of the game.

South Alabama added two runs in the second inning on an Erin Riley RBI and an error.

Then in the third inning, South Alabama scored four runs on a two-run hit by Ava Ramsden and a sac fly.

Ramsden added two more RBIs in the fourth inning, and South Alabama added two runs in the fifth inning to take the win on a triple and an error.

Riley was 3-for-4 with one home run in the first inning, two runs and an RBI; Brooke Mancil was 3-for-4 with three runs; Ramsden was 2-for-3 with four RBIs; and Sydney Ray was 2-for-3 with an RBI and one run.

10-and-under All-Stars

South Alabama 21, Atmore 1

South Alabama scored nine runs in the first inning, seven runs in the second inning, four runs in the third inning and one run in the fourth inning for the win.

Mary Salter, Millicient Manring and Olivia Amerson scored three runs each; and Tylin Sheridan, Zaria Jones, Faith Wilson, Valerie Tomberlin, Tessa Walker and Kathryn Black scored two runs each.