Savanah Anderson

Mortimer Jordan second baseman Savanah Anderson warms up in the on-deck circle as head coach Shawn Maze delivers a message to his dugout during the Class 5A State Softball Tournament. 

MONTGOMERY—Mortimer Jordan brought its 2019 softball season to a close on Friday with a 3-0 loss to No. 4 Rehobeth on Day 2 of the Class 5A State Softball Tournament in Montgomery.

The fifth-ranked Blue Devils finish with an overall mark of 38-16, including a 2-2 record in Lagoon Park this week. Jordan, in its second straight state tournament appearance, dropped two games to Rehobeth and mixed in back-to-back victories over Sardis and No. 6 Ardmore.

The Blue Devils placed second in Class 5A, Area 11 behind top-ranked state champion Hayden and later bagged a West-Central Regional Tournament championship in Tuscaloosa.

Rehobeth 3, Mortimer Jordan 0

• Madi Maze: six innings pitched, five hits allowed, eight strikeouts

• (R) Sydney Pybus: two RBIs

• (R) Stephanie Schooner: seven innings pitched, four hits allowed, seven strikeouts

Erik Harris is the sports editor for The North Jefferson News. He can be reached at

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