DORA — Dora scored nine runs over the fourth and fifth innings which provided the critical edge in Saturday’s 9-7 home win over the Curry Yellow Jackets.
The Bulldogs trailed 6-0 going into the bottom of the fourth inning.
Kyle Chapman earned the win for Dora, giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout in three innings. Knoxx Eustice got the start and allowed two unearned runs on one hit and one walk with two strikeouts in two innings. Logan Fowler pitched two innings of relief, giving up five runs, two earned.
Offensively for Dora, Tanner Earnest went 2 for 4 with two runs scored, Boone Martin had a two-run double with a run scored, Jake Phillips and Zach Watson both recorded a hit with a run scored and an RBI, Zac Headrick and Hayden Bozeman scored a run with an RBI each and Garrett Hogland scored two runs.
For Curry, Luke Smith and Jacob Woder both pitched two no-hit innings with two strikeouts, Weston Horton pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk with a strikeout, while Hunter Bates and Cade Miller both made appearances on the mound. Bates look the loss.
At the plate for the Yellow Jackets, Cody Dunagan went 3 for 4 with a run scored, a double and four RBIs, Smith recorded a hit with three runs scored, Miller had a hit with a run scored and an RBI, Bates recorded a hit with two RBIs, Brayden Davis had a hit with a run scored, Woder had a hit and Brodie Naramore scored a run.
Both teams play area games Monday.
Dora hosts Jasper at 4:30 p.m. while Curry hosts Fayette County, also at 4:30 p.m.
Oak Grove 11, Sumiton Christian 0
Sumiton Christian 11, Oak Grove 1, five innings
Sumiton Christian split a pair of home games against Oak Grove on Saturday, dropping the first game 11-0 and winning the second game 11-1.
For the Eagles (8-9), Sam Shumate, Josh Allred, Sam Nix and Jacob Thompson had hits. Tyler Ingle got the start and took the loss, allowing four runs, three earned in 1 2/3 innings.
Sumiton Christian’s offense erupted in the second game, putting the game away by scoring 10 runs over the third, fourth and fifth innings.
Allred finished 3 for 4 with three doubles, and six RBIs, Ingle was 2 for 2 with two doubles, a run and three RBIs, Sam Shumate was 1 for 3 with three runs and an RBI,
Myers was 1 for 3 with three runs, Corbin Hicks was 1 for 2 with two runs, Jace Barrentine was 1 or 4 with two runs and Jordan Robertson was 1 for 4.
Robertson got the win, giving up a hit and striking out five in 1 2/3 innings. Isaiah Wright went two innings with two strikeouts and Nix pitched one inning, striking out two.
Carbon Hill goes 2-1
Carbon Hill’s softball team lost its first game, but followed with two wins in a round-robin event at Hamilton Saturday.
Phil Campbell 8, Carbon Hill 3
Santana Clark pitched four innings in the loss, giving up three earned runs and striking out six batters.
At the plate, Alleigh Keeton went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs, Clark, Zana Aderholt and Raelea Guy each had a hit with a run scored and Alayna Ivie, Ana Grace Guy, Crimson Stanger and Reese Tittle recorded a hit each.
Carbon Hill 2, Red Bay 0
Haleigh Lamon recorded a five-inning no-hitter for the Bulldogs, giving up a walk and striking out seven batters.
Offensively, Aderholt went a perfect 3 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI, Clark recorded a double with a run scored, Ivie had a hit with an RBI and Keeton recorded a hit.
Carbon Hill 4, Haleyville 3
Clark got the six-inning win, giving up three hits, two earned runs and striking out three batters.
At the plate, Ana Grace Guy went 2 for 3 with three RBIs, Aderholt was 2 for 3, Keeton had a hit with two runs scored, Raelea Guy recorded a hit with a run scored, Ivie had a hit with a run scored and an RBI and Clark recorded a hit.