TRM softball plays at Gulf Shores tournament
Published 11:01 am Thursday, April 14, 2011
After playing five games in the Greenville tournament Saturday and placing second, the T.R. Miller Lady Tiger softball team participated in the Gulf Shores tournament Monday through Wednesday during their spring break.
The Lady Tigers played six games in the Gulf Shores tournament over three days going 1-5 to see their overall record go to 17-11.
The Lady Tigers opened the tournament Monday with a 12-0 loss to Athens and lost their night game 6-5 to Oneonta.
Tuesday, the Lady Tigers played three games going 1-2. T.R. Miller began Tuesday with a 10-4 loss to Benjamin Russell and then lost to Lynn 10-4 in game two. In game three, the Lady Tigers got their lone win of the tournament with a 7-3 win over West Morgan.
In the single elimination part of the tournament Wednesday, T.R. Miller was one-and-done as they lost to Madison County 10-5 to end their stay in Gulf Shores.
The Lady Tigers were outscored 51-25 in the six games while playing 11 games in four days. The Lady Tigers made 23 errors in six games at Gulf Shores.
The Lady Tigers will take on W.S. Neal in East Brewton Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
Athens 12, TRM 0
In their first game of the Gulf Shores tournament, the Lady Tigers were blanked by Athens 12-0.
Athens scored three runs in the first and fourth innings and added six in the sixth inning to get the win.
Taylor Guthrie took the loss on the mound for the Lady Tigers pitching six innings and allowing 11 hits, six walks and struck out none.
Audrey Hamric was 1-for-3 and Natalie Neal was 1-for-2 along with Guthrie and Emily Waters who had a double in the loss.
Oneonta 6, TRM 5
In their second game Monday, the Lady Tigers lost to Oneonta 6-5.
Oneonta scored all six of their runs in the second innings after T.R. Miller led 1-0 after one inning of play.
The Lady Tigers clawed their way back in the game with two runs in the third and fifth inning but lost by one.
Miranda Smith pitched in the loss going four innings allowing four hits, two walks and struck out four.
At the plate for the Lady Tigers, Hamric was 2-for-3 and Leah Brundidge was 1-for-2. Neal was 3-for-3 and Guthrie was 1-for-2 and Waters was 1-for-3.
Benjamin Russell 10, TRM 4
In their third game in the tournament and first game Tuesday, T.R. Miller lost to Benjamin Russell 10-4 to see their record fall to 16-9.
Benjamin Russell scored two runs in the second, four in the fourth, and two each in the fifth and sixth innings while T.R. Miler scored one in the first, two in the third, and one in the fifth.
Smith took the loss for the Lady Tigers on the mound going six innings allowing 14 hits, two walks and struck out three.
Brundidge was 2-for-3 and Neal was 1-for-3 along with Leigh Margaret Bostic and Teralyn Moore.
Lynn 10, TRM 4
T.R. Miller saw their record in the tournament fall to 0-4 in the second game of the day Tuesday as they lost to Lynn 10-4.
Guthrie took the loss on the mound for T.R. Miller pitching five innings and allowing seven hits, six walks and struck out five.
Hamric was 2-for-3 and Brundidge was 2-for-3 with a triple.
Neal was 1-for-3 with a triple and Guthrie was 1-for-3 in the loss.
TRM 7, West Morgan 3
The Lady Tigers picked up their first and only win of the tournament in their final game Tuesday as they defeated West Morgan 7-3 to improve their overall record to 17-10.
Smith earned the win on the mound for the Lady Tigers allowing five hits, no walks and struck out four.
At the plate for the Lady Tigers, T.R. Miller pounded out 12 hits.
Hamric was 1-for-4 and Brundidge was 2-for-4. Neal was 1-for-3 and Guthrie was 1-for-4 with a triple.
Emily Waters was 1-for-3 along with Lauren Ward and Bostic was 2-for-3 while Moore was a perfect 3-for-3 to lead the Lady Tigers in the win.
Madison 10, TRM 5
In the single elimination part of the tournament, the Lady Tigers lost their first game to Madison 10-5 to get eliminated.
With the loss, T.R. Miller went 1-5 in the six games in Gulf Shores and now stands at 17-11 overall.
Smith took the loss on the mound for the Lady Tigers allowing eight hits, two walks and struck out three in six innings.
Neal was 1-for-3 with a double at the plate for the Lady Tigers along with Guthrie.
Waters was 2-for-3 with two doubles to lead the Lady Tiger offense while Bostic was 2-for-3 and Moore was 1-for-2.