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Baseball playoffs, first round: Pinson Valley 5-10, Walker 10-0
What looked like it might be a walkover of a Class 5A first-round playoff series turned out to be a little tougher than that, but Pinson Valley finally took down visiting Walker 10-0 in a six-inning third game to advance.
Baseball playoffs, first round: Mortimer Jordan 11-13, Springville 1-0
Mortimer Jordan sailed through the opening round of the Class 5A baseball playoffs, winning both ends of Friday’s doubleheader with Walker in twin five-inning mercy-rule decisions.
Baseball playoffs, first round: No. 10 Pinson Valley 12, Walker 2 (5 innings)
Tenth-ranked Pinson Valley had little trouble with visiting Walker on Friday, winning 12-2 in five innings in the first game of their first-round best-of-three series.
Baseball playoffs, first round: Vestavia Hills 4-4, Gardendale 2-0 (second game, 8 innings)
Gardendale went two and out in the Class 6A baseball playoffs Friday, as Vestavia Hills swept the Rockets in a first-round doubleheader thanks to the hitting of Garrett LaBarge.
Baseball playoffs, first round: Jemison 6-11, Corner 5-10
There’s an old saying in high school baseball: You can never have enough runs.
Softball: No. 4 Hayden 2, No. 7 Curry 0
Hayden has taken the upper hand in a three-way battle for the Class 5A Area 12 lead, as they defeated seventh-ranked Curry 2-0 in softball action Thursday.
ASWA rankings: Hayden, Mortimer Jordan flip-flop in 5A softball
There's been a bit of shuffling in the Alabama Sports Writers Association state softball rankings, particularly in Class 5A involving two local teams.
Softball: No. 1 (3A) Pisgah 7, No. 6 (5A) Mortimer Jordan 0
The top-ranked softball team in Class 3A has taken down a big name in Class 5A for the second time this season.
Softball: No. 4 Mortimer Jordan 4, Mountain Brook 1
When freshman pitcher Bailey Murphy is on her game, good things normally happen for Mortimer Jordan.
Softball: No. 6 (5A) Hayden 2. Good Hope 0 (8 innings)
Being at the bottom of the batting order in extra innings usually isn't a good thing in high school softball, but that was not the case Tuesday for sixth-ranked Hayden.
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