Saturday’s Games

At Big 8 Tournament

At Stratford

Pool Play

First Round

Stratford 9, Dibble 4

DIBBLE    013    00    —  4  5  0

STRATFORD    612    0x    —  9  12  4

   Dunn and Lohman. Amber Mills and Shelby King. WP-Mills (6-8). LP-Dunn. 3B-Hampton (D); Allyssia Brown (S). 2B-Mills, Deamber Barrett (S). HL-Brown 2-2, 2 RS, 4 RBIs; Barrett 2-3, 2 RS; Mills 2-3, RS, 2 RBIs (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Alyssia Brown drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple in the first inning and an RBI single in the third as Stratford upset Class 4A No. 16 Dibble. Amber Mills scattered five hits to earn her sixth win of the season.  

Second Round

Elmore City-Pernell 1, Stratford 0

STRATFORD    000    00    —  0  3  1

EC-P    100    0x    —  1  4  0

   Amber Mills and Shelby King. Rebecca Herrod and Milligan. WP-Herrod. LP-Mills (6-9). 2B-Danielle Bennett (S). HL-Bennett 1-2, Mills 1-2, King 1-2 (S); Herrod 1-2, RBI (EC-P).

NOTEWORTHY: Rebecca Herrod allowed just three hits and drove in the game’s only run with a first-inning single to lead Elmore City-Pernell to the victory. Amber Mills allowed just four hits to take the tough-luck loss.   

Championship

Wayne 2, Stratford 0

WAYNE    000    20    —  2  6  0

STRATFORD    000    00    —  0  1  0

   Clifton and Linker. Amber Mills and Shelby King. WP-Clifton. LP-Mills (6-10). HR-Herrin (W). 3B-Madden (W). 2B-Boles (W). HL-Deamber Barrett 1-2 (S); Herrin 1-2, RS, 2 RBIs; Madden 1-2, RS; Bowles 1-2 (W).

NOTEWORTHY: Chelsea Clifton tossed a one-hitter and Chelsea Herrin plated the game’s only runs with a two-run home run in the fourth as Wayne (No. 9 in Class 3A) claimed the tournament championship.  Stratford pitcher Amber Mills allowed just six hits, but three went for extra bases.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was a good tournament. Overall, I thought we played pretty good.” — Stratford head coach Tony Pritchard.

Team record: Stratford 6-10

Up Next: Stratford at Elmore City-Pernell, today, 5:30 p.m.

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