Prattville Softball went 3-0 en route to winning the Prattville Round Robin championship this weekend at the PHS Softball Field. The Lady Lions were 3-0 with victories over Handley (Roanoke), Wetumpka, and Beauregard.
In the first game Friday night against Handley, the Lady Lions exploded for 6 runs in the 6th inning to pull away from the Tigers. Emma Hindi carried the big stick as she had 3 hits including a home run and a triple with 5 RBI’s. Melissa Townsend also had 3 hits on the day and Keitt Trammell contributed 2 RBI’s. Townsend recorded the win on the mound by scattering 6 hits and allowing 4 earned runs over 6 innings of work. Hindi garnered the save by pitching a scoreless last inning and striking out two Tiger batters.
The clash against the Wetumpka Indians saw the Lady Lions make a furious two-out seventh inning rally to steal the win. Down by 1 with two outs in the top of the 7th, McKenzie Harlow reached on an error followed by a single to left field by Trammell. Hindi then blasted her second home run of the tournament, a three run shot, over the left field fence to give Prattville the lead and ultimately the victory. Hindi and Trammell had two hits each to lead the Lady Lions at the plate. Townsend notched the win pitching the final two innings allowing only one hit and striking out two.
The Lady Lions sealed the tournament title with a solid 8-2 win over Beauregard. Hindi recorded the win in this one pitching 5 innings allowing only 3 hits and striking out 1. Kaelyn Campbell notched the save pitching the final two innings and allowing no earned runs. Harlow, Hindi, and Haley Atchison had 2 hits each to lead the Prattville bats. Kelby Hogan also smashed a 3 run home run in the first inning to provide the Lady Lions an early cushion.
The tournament was a success and a big thanks goes out to all the parents, coaches and administrators who volunteered their time to make it happen.
The tournament also ended Prattville’s regular season. The Lady Lions carry a 29-11 overall record (6-0 in area play) into the area tournament this Thursday and Friday at the PHS Softball Field. Prattville and Jeff Davis will get the action started this Thursday at 12:30 followed by the Enterprise Wildcats taking on the Lee Generals at 2:30.