ANDALUSIA J.V. WINS OPP TOURNAMENT: Lady Bulldogs strike in sixth inning to take down Enterprise in final, 9-6

Published 5:13 pm Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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The Andalusia High School J.V. Lady Bulldogs are starting off undefeated, winning the Opp J.V. Softball Tournament this past weekend.

First game:

Andalusia – 10

Highland Home – 2

The Lady Bulldogs grabbed an early lead on its way to a 10-2 victory over Highland Home on Friday. Andalusia scored on a single by Olivia Cravey, a single by MacKenzie Barrow, and a single by Sara Katherine Reese in the first inning.

Andalusia notched four runs in the fourth inning. The Lady Bulldog offense in the inning was led by Jess Ann Dubose, Cravey, Taya Newton, and Barrow, all knocking in runs in the inning.

Cravey was the winning pitcher for Andalusia. The righty went three innings, allowing two runs on two hits, striking out eight and walking zero. Kailey Jackson threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

The Lady Bulldogs totaled 14 hits in the game. Cravey, Dubose, Barrow, Newton, and Jackson all managed multiple hits for Andalusia. Dubose and Cravey all had three hits to lead Lady Bullogs. Andalusia didn’t commit a single error in the field. Barrow had the most chances in the field with nine.

Second game:

Andalusia – 6

Straughn – 0

Kailey Jackson was brilliant in the pitcher’s circle on Saturday, as Jackson threw a no-hitter to lead Andalusia past Straughn 6-0.

The Lady Bulldogs got things moving in the first inning. Olivia Cravey drove in one when Cravey singled.

Andalusia put up three runs in the third inning. The offensive onslaught came from an error on a ball put in play by Sara Katherine Reese and a double by Taya Newton.

Jackson led things off on the rubber for the Lady Bulldogs. The pitcher allowed zero hits and zero runs over three innings, striking out seven and walking one.

Kinsley Stovall led Andalusia with two hits in two at bats. Andalusia didn’t commit a single error in the field. MacKenzie Barrow had the most chances in the field with seven.

Third game:

Andalusia – 8

Opp – 0

The Andalusia Lady Bulldogs dominated 8-0 against Opp in the third game of the tournament.

Fourth game:

Andalusia – 2

Ariton – 0

In the fourth game, the Lady Bulldogs defeated Ariton 2-0.

Fifth game:

Andalusia – 4

Wicksburg – 2

Andalusia tallied three runs in the second inning. The Lady Bulldogs scored its runs on an RBI double by Olivia Cravey.

Kailey Jackson was in the pitcher’s circle for Andalusia. The righty lasted three innings, allowing four hits and two runs while striking out four and walking zero.

Cravey, Molly Capps, Jess Ann Dubose, and Taya Newton all had one hit to lead Andalusia.

Championship game:

Andalusia – 9

Enterprise – 6

The Andalusia Lady  Bulldogs ran off with the lead late in the game in a 9-6 victory over Enterprise on Saturday.

The game was tied at six with Andalusia batting in the bottom of the sixth when Kailey Jackson singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run.

Both offenses were strong at the plate as the Lady Bulldogs collected seven hits and Enterprise five in the high-scoring affair.

Enterprise got on the board in the first inning. An error scored one run for Enterprise.

After Enterprise scored one run in the top of the fifth, Andalusia answered with one of their own. Enterprise scored by a double on a 1-2 count, scoring one run. Andalusia then answered when Olivia Cravey singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Cravey got the start for the Lady Bulldogs. The pitcher went five and a third innings, allowing six runs on five hits and striking out two.

Andalusia socked one home run on the day. Jess Ann Dubose put one out in the sixth inning.

Andalusia totaled seven hits. Cravey and Dubose each racked up multiple hits for the Lady Bulldogs. Dubose and Cravey each collected two hits to lead Andalusia.