Tigers keep rolling
By Michael Butler
The streak continues and now it's up to double digits. The Tallassee softball team just keeps on winning. The Tigers have now won 10 straight.
Last week THS beat Valley 9-1 on Tuesday and Elmore County 12-0 on Thursday. Tallassee is now 13-4 and 2-0 in area play.
At Valley, the Tigers got a solid performance from Haley Osborne. "(She) pitched her best game of the year," head coach Pat Love said.
Osborne pitched a complete game striking out 10 over seven innings and allowing just three hits with one walk. Sinclair Cole led the way with her bat belting out three hits. Jordan Walters and Lexi Love had two hits each. Chloe Baynes, Sally Shipman, Lulu Isbell and Casen Patterson also had hits. Love and Shipman hit back-to-back homeruns.
In the junior varsity game, Tallassee won 15-0 in three innings.
At Southside Park on Thursday, Tallassee beat Elmore County 12-0. Walters picked up the victory on the mound. She also had two hits.
Haynes, Baynes, Cole and Isbell added a pair of hits each. Shipman dna Patterson a hit a piece.
The JV Tigers won 13-1 behind Brooke Royster's effort on the mound. Royster threw five innings allowing one run on five hits. She struck out seven. The junior varsity squad improved to 11-4.
The Prattville Christian Tournament was canceled. Tallassee's area game vs. Bullock County was postponed and will likely be made up when the two are scheduled to play again on April 3. The varsity and junior varsity teams are scheduled to play on Tuesday, March 20 at Benjamin Russell beginning at 4:30.