Lady Tigers open area play with wins over Muscle Shoals and Cullman

The Hartselle Lady Tigers opened are play with two dominating victories over Muscle Shoals and Cullman to start the week. However, the Lady Tigers saw their 18-game unbeaten streak end with a 3-0 loss to Mortimer Jordan to close out the week at the Spain Park Jaguars Classic in Hoover.

Hartselle 8, Muscle Shoals 2
Larissa Preuitt finished the day 4-for-4 with four runs scored to lead the Lady Tigers to an 8-2 win on the road at Muscle Shoals to open area play. Karis Lentz was 3-for 4 with a home run and five RBIs.

Blayne Godfrey pitched a complete game, striking out 16 while allowing three hits and two runs.

Hartselle 15, Cullman 0
The Lady Tigers plated nine runs in the first inning of their 15-0 victory over Cullman. Preuitt led off the game with a home run and finished 3-for4 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Kaelyn Jones was 3-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs scored, while Brantley Drake was 3-for-3, including a triple with two runs scored and an RBI.

Hartselle finished with nine stolen bases and six extra-base hits.

Godfrey pitched her second perfect game of the season and her third no-hitter to pick up the win. She struck out eight of the 12 batters that she faced.