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LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Darton, ASU softball sweep

DOTHAN, Ala. — Bombs away!

That’s what happened Saturday when Darton’s Lady Cavaliers softball team hit Wallace Dothan.

They hit Wallace again and again.

By the time the doubleheader was over, Darton had another sweep after belting nine home runs. Darton won the opener 18-1 in five innings behind Katy Jordan, who struck out eight while giving up just two hits to improve to 13-1. The Lady Cavs won the nightcap, 14-8.

Darton, ranked 18th in the nation, is now 24-1.

Jessica Vason hit two homers in the opener and belted another homer in the second game, and went 6-for-9 for the day while driving in six runs.

Chantelle Curinton had three hits and drove in four runs in the opener, then had three more hits (she went 6-for-10 for the day), belted a homer and drove in three more runs.

Bryana Contreras went 4-for-9 in the double headers and hit a home run in each game, and Erica Vasquez hit a grand slam in the opener.

Jenny Willis picked up the win in the nightcap, striking out four in five innings before Jordan wrapped up the final two innings.

ASU SWEEPS FVSU: The Lady Rams stayed perfect in conference play with a pair of wins at home Saturday against Fort Valley State.

The Lady Rams won the opener, 6-0, and then turned around and won the second game, 8-7, to improve to 6-14 overall and 4-0 in conference play.

In the opener, Chelsea Hicks threw a complete game and got the win for the Lady Rams.

Adrienne Morris was 3-for-4 with an RBI, while Chaconna Marks was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Shaywona Marks got the win and led the way offensively in the second game. She threw six innings and struck out five Fort Valley batters, and went 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI.

DWS BASEBALL: Deerfield-Windsor’s offense exploded in the fourth and sixth innings, and the Knights beat Brookwood on Saturday, 9-4.

The Knights (2-1) scored six in the bottom of the fourth and three in the bottom of the sixth to help starting pitcher Weston King get his first win of the season.

At the plate for DWS, Harris Webb was 3-for-4 with a double and Lindsey Short was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and two RBI.

Deerfield plays again Tuesday at home against Southland in the Knights’ region opener.

DWS SOCCER: The Deerfield-Windsor boys soccer team lost to Crown Athletic, 1-0, and lost to Stratford, 3-0, in the Stratford Cup on Saturday while the DWS girls beat Crown, 1-0, and then tied Stratford, 1-1. Casey Kincheloe scored for DWS against Crown and her sister Haley scored the goal against Stratford. The Boys are now 4-2, and the girls are 3-1-1.

SCA BOYS WIN CRUSADER CLASSIC: The Sherwood’s boys soccer team defeated Robert Toombs, 7-0, and then downed Augusta Prep, 4-0, Saturday to win the Crusader Classic. T.J. Clay scored twice against Toombs and once against Augusta, and Aaron Anthony scored once against Toombs before pulling off the hat trick against Augusta with a three-goal game. William Orr and Seth King also scored goals for SCA, which is now 9-0-1. Vince Taylor had two shutouts in his first two games as SCA’s goalkeeper.

SCA’s girls beat Bulloch, 1-0, on Jordyn Taylor’s goal, but lost to Trinity Christian, 2-1, in the third-place game of the Crusader Classic. Paige Barker scored the goal against Trinity.

Comments

Margie 2 years, 1 month ago

Congratulations to both Sherwood teams and their coaches. The new boy's soccer coach seems to be a big plus for the boy's team. Good job.

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Sister_Ruby 2 years, 1 month ago

Excellent Victories against GISA schools that are TWO CLASSIFICATIONS lower than SCA! It's a scheme that is followed by SCA year after year so that they can claim they have a Great Season all the while getting slaughtered in their own rightful GISA AAA classification but oh didn't we have a grea won/loss record against much smaller opponent? Praise God!!

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Margie 2 years, 1 month ago

Sister_Riby, whom ever you claim yourself to be, perhaps you need to take some road trips and visit some of these schools and attend some of the sporting events. Apparently you don't know very much at all. First of all, just because a school is classified as A, or AA doesn't mean at all that those schools have less talent or not good worthy opponents. Don't speak about anything that you know nothing about. The sports program in some of the A and AA schools are just as good as AAA, and some of better. As for you information, two of the schools that the boys played, Augusta Prep and Trinity were roll over schools. SCA won because of excellent coaching. As for soccer, a score of 2-1, or 4-1, indicates a good game, and with every game you have to be there to really know the facts. In fact, in my opinion Augusta Prep was the better team as for as seasoned soccer players, and talent. The win for SCA was a matter of good coaching. SCA is only in its 3rd season of having a soccer team, with the first being an inaugural year, and neither year having full time soccer coaches. Plus, soccer to the majority of those young men as for as acutally playing the sport for an extended period of time is few. But, this is the first year for SCA to have a dedicated soccer coach. YES, I am very proud of SCA's soccer team's effort and successes no matter how small or the directions in which they come. I noticed over the course of time that you spend so much of your time blogging negative expressions about SCA, which is so sad on your part. These young men and women are involved in various activies with their school, win or lose. Why? Because they have heart. Get a life and clean out some of the junk I am sure that is in your closet. But, most inportantly, ask for God to give you a clean heart to remove the hate that harbors. To you I offer my Grace Card.

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Margie 2 years, 1 month ago

Oh yes, one more comment to sister_Ruby, so that you will be well informed, Augusta Prep, Trinity, Holy Spirit, Bullock, Arlington Christian, Westfield are just a few of the schools that participated in this tournament and they are in AAA, but located in other parts of the Region. So, Sherwood didn't not play the championship game against a lower classification school as YOU put it. Please have you facts before commenting. Go to the GISA site and read for yourself. Again , Congratulations SCA for your championship win in the tournament this week-end against strong and very good teams.

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Sister_Ruby 2 years, 1 month ago

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