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Spring Break baseball: Gardendale, Mortimer Jordan unbeaten in tournaments
While many of their classmates head for the beach, many baseball players are spending their spring break playing as many games as they can cram in. And two local teams are doing very well.
Baseball: Corner 10, Carbon Hill 0 (5 innings)
Chris Huff threw a five-inning no-hitter on Saturday, as Corner drilled area for Carbon Hill 10-0 in five innings.
Softball: Thompson 9, Pinson Valley 1
Pinson Valley ran into another tough opponent at the Orange and Black Invitational, as they fell to Thompson by a 9-1 score in six innings on Saturday.
Softball: No. 6 (5A) Mortimer Jordan 1, No. 5 (3A) Cordova 0
Alyson Linn hit into a failed fielder's choice, but drove home the only run of the game as Mortimer Jordan, the sixth-ranked team in Class 5A, shut out Cordova — fifth-ranked in Class 3A — by a 1-0 score in the Blue Devils Round Robin tournament Saturday morning.
Baseball: Corner 15, Carbon Hill 1
Jackson Tavel tallied 13 strikeouts, as Corner started slow but finished strong for 15-1 Class 4A area win at Carbon Hill on Friday.
Softball: Hoover 10, Pinson Valley 1 (6 innings)
Nicole Fisher's double in the fifth inning drove in Pinson Valley's only run of the game, as the Indians fell to host Hoover 10-1 in six innings, in Friday's play at the Orange and Black Invitational softball tournament.
Softball: No. 3 Hayden 3, No. 6 Mortimer Jordan 2
The game was every bit as advertised.
Baseball: Mortimer Jordan 5, Walker 0
Taylor Goodwin pitched a two-hit gem Thursday, as Mortimer Jordan blanked Walker 5-0 in a Class 5A Area 12 baseball game.
Boys soccer: Gardendale 3, Clay-Chalkville 0
If they still gave out actual hats for hat tricks, Hunter Chapman would be needing a new shelf these days.
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