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Hewitt-Trussville Huskies are 7A softball state champs

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY – An historic season for Hewitt-Trussville softball was capped off by the 7A softball state championship game against Sparkman. The Huskies lost their first game in the double-elimination tournament to defending 7A champions Fairhope but came back strong with wins against Central High School, Spain Park, Baker, Auburn, and Sparkman. Since Sparkman had lost zero ga ...

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Huskies defeat Sparkman 7-4, next game will decide it all.

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — Hewitt-Trussville won game one against Sparkman in the 7A Softball State Championship tournament by a score of 7-4 Saturday afternoon. The next game, set to start 15 minutes after Game 1, will decide it all. The Huskies wasted no time getting on the board thanks to Kenleigh Cahalan. She doubled on a 1-1 count driving in three runs. Hayden Neugent had the win for ...

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Huskies defeat Auburn 4-3, Sparkman is up next

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — It was another nail biter, but the Huskies pulled it off again Saturday defeating Auburn 4-3 and will meet up against Sparkman at a 12:30 p.m. game. The Huskies got on the board early when a sacrifice fly by Anyce Harvey scored one run. The Huskies quickly put up two more runs. [caption id="attachment_79594" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Ron Burkett / ...

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VIDEO: Walk-off homer gives Huskies last minute victory over Baker

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — Hewitt-Trussville’s game against Baker was a nail biter until the end. On the last play with two outs, Hannah Borden pulled it off with a walk-off home run overcoming a two-run deficit and leading to a 12-11 victory. Kenleigh Cahalan had a total of six runs for the Huskies including three from a grand slam in the fourth inning. [caption id="attachment_79588" ali ...

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Huskies triumph over Spain Park 12-9

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — The Huskies got their second win in the AHSAA 7A State Championship Tournament with a 12-9 victory over Spain Park Friday, May 17. This game marked the first Huskies win over Spain Park this year, and it came at the best time possible for the Huskies. Crystal Maze really shined in the game driving in a total of five runs for the Huskies, starting with a homer in ...

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Springville baseball wins 5A State Championship

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — A huge third inning for Springville secured their second straight win in the best of three series for the AHSAA 5A State Title. The Tigers defeated the Briarwood Lions by a score of 9-3 in seven innings of play; winning the state championship. See Related: After Springville win 5A State Championship series is tied See Related: Springville falls to Briarwood 5-4 ...

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After Springville win, 5A State Championship series is tied

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY – It was sunny skies at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery as Springville took on Briarwod in Game 2 of the AHSAA 5A State Championship. This made for a big change over Game 1 in which a weather delay postponed play for just over two-and-a-half hours. See Related: Springville falls to Briarwood 5-4 in Game 1 of 5A State Championship The Lions caged the Tigers in Game ...

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Husky softball gets historic first win in a state championship tournament, move on to next round

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONGTOMGERY — It was an historic game for Hewitt-Trussville as their 7-3 triumph over Central High School gave the Huskies their first ever win in a state championship tournament. The Huskies had a more dramatic road than usual on their way to this win. The game, which was started on Thursday, May 16 at 4 p.m., had to be postponed due to a weather delay. Play resumed Friday, ...

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Springville falls to Briarwood 5-4 in Game 1 of the 5A State Championship

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — The weather turned from perfect to perfectly ominous during the course of Game 1 for the AHSAA 5A State Championship at Paterson Field in Montgomery Thursday afternoon. Briarwood wasted little time and grabbed an early lead of 2-0 by putting up their first two runs in the top of the first inning. Springville had a spectacular lead off as Brandon Daniel knocked o ...

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Despite strong hitting and pitching Huskies fall to Fairhope 2-0

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor MONTGOMERY — You couldn’t have asked for a better day for a ball game as Hewitt-Trussville faced off against Fairhope, the defending champions, at the 7A Softball State Championship Thursday morning. The Huskies were able to hold the Pirates to two runs, but it wasn’t enough as Hewitt Trussville fell to the Pirates 2-0. The Huskies out hit the Pirates 11-4. They made a very ...

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