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Soccer: Pinson Valley boys, girls bound for state semifinals after wins on Saturday
The Pinson Valley boys soccer team is headed for Huntsville and the state semifinals for the third straight year. But this time, their girls' team is going with them.
Softball playoff roundup: Jordan eliminates top-ranked Hayden; Corner, Gardendale, Fultondale advance
Four local softball teams will advance to the regional tournament in Tuscaloosa next week, but the defending Class 5A champions will not be one of them.
Softball: No. 7 Springville 6, Pinson Valley 1
The softball season has come to an end for Pinson Valley, thanks to a 6-1 defeat at the hands of seventh-ranked Springville on Thursday at the Class 5A Area 11 tournament in Moody.
Class 5A baseball playoffs: Mortimer Jordan splits with Walker, forces third game Saturday
Four runs in the third inning of the first game was enough for Mortimer Jordan. Four runs in the third inning of the second game was not.
Softball: No. 1 Hayden 10, No. 2 Curry 0 (6 innings)
If there was any doubt beforehand as to whether Curry of Hayden deserved to be the top-ranked team in Class 5A, no such doubt lingered afterward.
Softball: Locust Fork 17, Appalachian 6
Jamie Gail Hudson and Anna Hood hit back-to-back home runs, as Locust Fork dispensed with Appalachian on Thursday by a 17-6 score in five innings.
Baseball: Mountain Brook beats Gardendale 6-1 to win playoff series
John Michael Mathews opened Monday's baseball game with a solo home run for Gardendale, but then the bats fell silent.
Softball: Locust Fork 3, J.B. Pennington 2
Catcher Anna Hood smacked a walk-off two-run double, as Locust Fork came from behind to beat J.B. Pennington 3-2 in softball action Monday.
Softball: No. 2 (5A) Hayden 7, Corner 0
It was long-ball time for second-ranked Hayden on Monday, as they launched three solo homers in their 7-0 softball win over Corner.
Middle school softball: North Jefferson wins fifth straight county championship
The North Jefferson Middle School softball team once again won the Jefferson County Schools championship, as they defeated Rudd Middle 5-0 in the winner-take-all game.
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