The PHS Lady Lions swept the Jeff Davis Volunteers Thursday afternoon at the PHS Softball Field. The JV blanked Jeff Davis 9-0 while the Varsity pounded the Volunteers 14-2.
In the JV tussle, Kensley Jarman threw a complete game shutout going 5 innings, allowing only 1 hit with 4 strikeouts and no walks. Jarman was quite efficient throwing only 41 pitches of which 33 were strikes in the masterpiece. Payton Walraven led at the plate with 2 hits and 2 RBI. Gracie Pittman hit a bomb over the left field fence for a home run as well. Tyler Briscoe added a single with 2 RBI and a run scored to aid in the route. The win runs the JV record to an astounding 15-1 on the season.
It was Senior night for the Varsity as they tangled with the Jeff Davis varsity in a crucial area tilt. Seniors Antinique Clay, McKenzie Harlow, Kelby Hogan, and Keitt Trammell were honored before the game for their distinguished softball career at Prattville. In the game, the Lady Lions’ bats were on fire led by Harlow, Trammell, Clay, Melissa Townsend, and Haley Atchison who each pounded out 2 hits. Hogan added a 3 run home run over the left field fence. Townsend kept the Volunteer bats in check going 5 innings and allowing 2 earned runs on 4 hits with 5 strikeouts. The win improved the Varsity record to 24-9 on the year and 5-0 in the area.
Next up for the JV team will be the Alabama Christian Academy JV tournament tonight and tomorrow in Montgomery. Both teams are back in action as the Lady Lions hit the road to take on the powerful Helena Huskies on Monday. The Varsity game will take place at 4:30 with the JV starting after the Varsity game at approximately 6:30.