Prep Sports: Parrish girls, Oakman boys earn area wins
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Oakman's Andrew Welch got the win against Cold Springs on Monday. The Wildcats won 14-0 in five innings.
Oakman's Andrew Welch got the win against Cold Springs on Monday. The Wildcats won 14-0 in five innings.
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Parrish’s softball team pushed its winning streak to six games behind Jamie Beth Hocutt on Monday.

Hocutt earned the win and also drove in three runs as the sixth-ranked Tornadoes earned a 10-3 home win over the Meek Tigers.

Hocutt allowed just one earned run and struck out eight as Parrish improved to 11-4.

At the plate, Hocutt was 3 for 4 with three RBIs. Maleah Smith also had a big game, going 3 for 3 with five RBIs and two stolen bases. Cierra Hubbard finished 2 for 3 with an inside-the-park home run.

Parrish will go for its seventh win in a row today beginning at noon against Marion County in the Tornadoes’ 1A, Area 10 opener.

The Tornadoes also play two key area games next week. Parrish hosts No. 9 Lynn on Monday and No. 3 Sumiton Christian on Wednesday.

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VARSITY BASEBALL

Oakman 14, Cold Springs 0, five innings

Andrew Welch tossed a three-hitter over five innings as Oakman won its Class 2A, Area 11 opener 14-0 in five innings over Cold Springs on Monday at Oakman High School.

Welch earned the win, striking out six and allowing no walks.

The Wildcats (10-8 overall, 1-0 in area play) had 16 hits in the game led by Dylan Willcutt, who was a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate. Welch was 3 for 4, Reilly Williams, Zac Blanton and Kason Madden each finished 2 for 3, Jase Trotter was 2 for 4 and both Aaron Key and Caleb Woods were 1 for 2.

Oakman makes the trip to Cold Springs for a 2 p.m. area game today. If Cold Springs wins, the teams will play a second game to serve as the area tie-breaker.