April 15, 2016
Southern Torch (3790 articles)

Ider Lady Hornets defeat Scottsboro

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor


SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Ider Lady Hornets defeated Scottsboro to win the Scottsboro Invitational Softball Tournament Saturday.

Ider defeated Bob Jones in the first game of pool play, 9-0.  Kayla Norman pitched five innings and took the victory from the mound.  She gave up two hits and had one walk.  From the plate, Kaylan Brown was 2-for-3 with a three-run homer, 3 RBIs and two runs scored. Mackenzie Hughes scored a run and had 1 RBI.  Julie Kay and Jackie Allday each scored a run.

In the second game of the Scottsboro Invitational Softball Tournament, Scottsboro defeated Ider 2-1.  From the mound, Shelby Hawkins pitched four innings.  She gave up two runs and five hits.

Catlin Tinker was 1-for-2 with one run scored.

Ider took on the Arab Knights in the third game of tournament. Kayla Norman took the win from the mound, pitching for five innings and striking out two.  She surrendered one run.  Norman finished from the plate with 2 RBIs and a two-run homer.  Julie Kay and Morgan Flynn each added a one run homer.

For the championship, Ider faced Scottsboro once more.  The Lady Hornets had the early 2-0 lead over the Wildcats, but Scottsboro rallied to bring the score to 2-1.  At the bottom of the sixth, the score was 4-4.  Jackie Allday singled to put lead runner on first.  Morgan Flynn came up to the plate and hit a triple, knocking Allday in for the tournament win.  Final Ider 5, Scottsboro 4.

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