Berry Softball coach Darrell Thomas gets 300th win

Berry Lady Wildcats coach Darrell Thomas, pictured middle back, reached a milestone 300 wins during the team’s Senior Night.

The Lady Wildcats beat Brillant 4-3 on Monday, April 15. Berry erased a 3-1 deficit in the bottom of the 7th inning to force extra innings as Ashlyn Smith scored the go ahead on the RBI single by Shayla Mayfield to celebrate Senior Night and the 300th career win for Berry Softball Coach Darrell Thomas.

Fayette softball wins two-of-three

Hubbertville’s Nevaeh Hoobler is shown getting a hit.

The Fayette Lady Tigers softball team defeated Brilliant last Monday by the score of 5-4. Preslee Kelly pitched a complete seven-inning game for Fayette, allowing 10 hits and four earned runs to pick up the victory. Kelly also led the team offensively with three hits at the plate. Aubrey Deavours had two hits for the Lady Tigers, including a triple. Ensleigh Kennedy had a double, while Lauren Unger, Rayah Nichols and Kinley Owens each had a hit for Fayette.


Softball roundup

Rylee Hill is pictured throwing the ball in after a Lamar County hit.

The Fayette Lady Tigers softball team played a lead-in game against South Lamar om Thursday, leading up to its annual “Tiger Slam” tournament on Saturday. Fayette got in the hole early before fighting back and losing a 9-8 heartbreaker to the Lady Stallions. Ensleigh Kennedy was the starting pitcher for Fayette and only pitched one inning, allowing three hits and three runs to suffer the loss. Preslee Kelly pitched six innings in relief for Fayette, allowing six runs but only one earned run.

BHS wins ‘Battle of the Diamond’

Members of the Berry softball team are, from left, front: Ashlyn Smith and Brylee Kelly. Back: Head Coach Darrell Thomas, Danni Kate Naramore, Shayla Mayfield, Kinsly Aaron, Kryssa Fields, Karley Bonner, Sydney Rice, Ava Morrison, Kerra Aaron, Carrie Odom and Maggie Mauldin.

The Berry High School Lady Wildcats got next year’s season off to a good start, as they participated in the “Battle on the Diamond” softball tournament in Aliceville on June 16 and brought home the first place trophy.


Berry participates in softball playoffs

Ashlyn Smith throws to first base to record an out.

The Berry Lady Wildcats traveled to Lagoon Park in Montgomery last week to participate in the Central Regional Softball Playoffs. The Lady Wildcats, representing Class 1A, Area 8 as the runnerup in the area tournament, faced Keith in the first round of the regional and was defeated by the score of 13-9.