Fayette, Hub baseball have mixed results

Blaize Wakefield is shown pitching for the Lions.

The Fayette Tigers and Hubbertville Lions each had mixed results in baseball last week before heading into spring break. Fayette started its week last Monday with a 6-3 loss to American Christian Academy. Cooper Sanford started the game at pitcher for Fayette and suffered the loss, allowing seven hits and four runs in five and two-thirds innings of work.


Fayette baseball wins three-of-four

Ceth Hollingsworth is shown pitching for Hubbertville.

The Fayette Tigers’ baseball team won its first three games of the week before falling to the Northside Rams on Saturday. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Tigers defeated Lamar County 12-2.
Tucker Scott started the game on the mound for Fayette, allowing only six hits and two runs in six innings of work while striking out seven opposing batters and walking two.


Local schools begin baseball seasons

Blaize Wakefield is shown pitching for Hubbertville.

The Fayette Tigers opened its 2024 baseball season at home on Feb. 15 against the historically strong Bibb County Choctaws, losing by the score of 9-0. Landon Lowe started the game at pitcher for the Tigers, allowing three walks, two hits and three runs to Bibb County in the first inning.


County baseball teams out after first round of playoffs

Cade Fisher is shown getting a hit for Hubbertville.

All three county high school baseball teams made the Alabama High School Baseball Playoffs this year as area runner-ups, but all three teams had to travel for the first round of the playoffs and saw their seasons come to an abrupt end. Fayette traveled to play Lauderdale County and lost the first game by the score of 4-2.


Baseball Roundup

Harrison Unger is shown pitching for Fayette against Winfield.

Fayette faced rival Winfield last week in a crucial three-game area series that could determine if either team would make the playoffs. Fayette began the series at home on Tuesday, losing to the Pirates by the score of 5-1.