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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.
Boys soccer: Pinson Valley 2, Walker 1
Pinson Valley has won its fourth straight sectional championship, thanks to a 2-1 victory Monday night over visiting Walker. But it didn't come easy.
Boys golf: Gardendale wins county title, Garrett Johnson shoots 65 for Mortimer Jordan
Gardendale's boys golf team has won yet another Jefferson County Schools Championship, shooting a team score of 334 (46-over) at Cumberland Lakes Golf Course.
Baseball: Gardendale, Mountain Brook split first-round playoff doubleheader
"We donated that one."
Class 5A baseball playoffs: Mortimer Jordan sweeps Pinson Valley, 7-6 (9 innings) and 7-0
After a first game with all the twists and turns of a country road, the only suspense about the second game was the answer to a question: Would Nathan Stover pitch a prefect game?
Boys soccer: Pinson Valley 12, Center Point 1 (40 minutes)
Jordan Walton scored five goals Friday night, as Pinson Valley steamrolled Center Point 12-1 in a game that ended at halftime, thanks to the 10-goal rule.
Girls soccer: Pinson Valley 11, Center Point 0 (40 minutes)
A big night for Tori Gann, as she scored five goals in Pinson Valley's 11-0 rout of Center Point, which ended at halftime due to the 10-goal mercy rule.
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