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NJN 2014 All-Star Girls Basketball Team: Cox outshines them all
On a roster loaded with senior leadership, Kristen Cox was the heart and soul of Locust Fork’s girls basketball team.
Baseball: No. 8 Mortimer Jordan 13, Hayden 5
Eighth-ranked Mortimer Jordan clinched its Class 5A Area 12 baseball championship with a 13-5 victory over visiting Hayden on Thursday.
Softball: Hoover 15, Gardendale 5 (6 innings)
Gardendale batters cranked out three home runs on Thursday, but still found themselves on the wrong end of a 15-5 six-inning loss at Hoover.
Baseball: No. 6 Hewitt-Trussville 5, Gardendale 4 (10 innings)
Riley Stokes' hit a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, as sixth-ranked Hewitt-Trussville clinched the area championship with a 5-4 win over visiting Gardendale in Thursday baseball action.
Baseball: Oak Grove 8, Corner 1
Oak Grove exploded for six runs in the third inning, as they routed Corner 8-1 in baseball action Thursday.
Softball: No. 5 Mortimer Jordan 2, No. 4 Hartselle 0 (8 innings)
Mortimer Jordan rebounded from Tuesday's loss to top-ranked Curry with an extra-inning 2-0 win at fourth-ranked Hartselle on Wednesday.
Softball: Gardendale 4, Hewitt-Trussville 3 (9 innings)
Gardendale had to answer the call not once, but twice to earn a 4-3 Area 12 softball victory over Hewitt-Trussville in nine innings Tuesday.
Baseball: No. 9 Hewitt-Trussville 8, Gardendale 2
Gardendale kept things close near the end, but ninth-ranked Hewitt-Trussville broke things open with five runs in the last two innings to score an 8-2 win in a Class 6A Area 12 baseball game Tuesday night.
Softball: No. 2 (5A) Hayden 7, No. 6 (3A) Cordova 0
Hayden made it look easy in its very first home softball game of the season, as they blanked Cordova 7-0 on Tuesday.
Baseball: Southeastern 3, Appalachian 2
Seth Wadsworth's pop-up hit drove in Brandon Jones for what became the winning run, as Southeastern defeated Appalachian 3-2 in Tuesday baseball action.
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