Community, Local Sports

Sophie Gant Throws a No-Hitter to Down Pinson in Area Tournament

Gardendale came into the 2pm matchup against Pinson today in a must win to make it to the championship matchup with Mortimer Jordan. They easily handled Pinson with a no-hitter thrown by Sophie Gant and a strong offense that blanked Pinson 10-0.

Miya Covington, Natalie Snow, Kenley Vaughn and Allie Busbee all had a hit for the Lady Rockets and Kara Jasper led Gardendale going 3 for 3 with 4 RBIs. The Rockets had 10 runs on 7 hits.

Snow, Catey Thomas, Vaughn and Jasper all had RBIs for the Lady Rockets.

Gardendale plays Mortimer Jordan at MJHS at 4pm in the championship matchup.

MJHS has not lost in the double elimination Area 12 Tournament. A MJHS loss in the 4pm game, would send the two teams to a deciding game at 6pm.