TRM softball falls at Straughn, but defeats JUB Tuesday in Brewton; will travel to Opp for area tourney
Published 5:38 pm Wednesday, April 22, 2015
From staff reports
T.R. Miller’s softball team traveled to Straughn Monday and suffered a 3-0 loss to the Lady Tigers. The loss dropped TRM to 12-6-2 this season. The game was TRM’s first game in nine days.
In Monday’s loss, both teams had two hits, but Straughn plated one run each in the second, third and fifth innings to get the win.
TRM’s Steely Ruzic and Mallori Floyd had one hit each in the loss.
In the pitching circle, Taylor Austin pitched and took the loss as she went six innings and allowed two this, three earned runs, walked three, struck out two and hit one batter.
On Tuesday, TRM hosted J.U. Blacksher and earned a 6-1 win to move to 13-6-2 this season. No stats from the game were known as of press time.
TRM is scheduled to close out their regular season Thursday at home against Monroe County. The game will begin at 4 p.m. and is a doubleheader.
TRM to travel to Opp for area tourney
After both teams went 3-1 in the regular season in their area games, the two teams had to settle for a coin flip last week to determine the host site for the area tourney. Opp won last Wednesday’s coin flip and will host the tournament Thurs., April 30.
TRM settled for the No. 2 spot in the tournament while Hillcrest took the No. 3 spot.
The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with TRM playing Hillcrest. The winner will get Opp at 10:30 a.m.
The loser from game one will play the loser of game two at noon. The winner of that game will play the 10:30 a.m. winner at 1:30 p.m. in the championship game.
If the loser of the 1:30 p.m. championship game has only one loss, a deciding game will be played at 3 p.m.
The tournament will be double elimination. Both the area champion and area runner-up advance to the South Regionals in Gulf Shores.