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Springville varity softball beats the Bucs, 9-4

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor

HOOVER — Springville varsity softball pulled off a 9-4 win over Hoover Friday, April 12.

The Bucs wasted no time setting things off when, in the bottom of the first, Abby Fortner singled on a 3-2 count and scored a run.

The Tigers clawed their way back, and thanks to a home run by Ma’Kalyn Kyser, scored three runs in the top of the sixth. On top of Kyser’s homerun, Karli Davidson gave the Tigers two more homers: one in the third and one in the fifth.

Photo by Springville Varsity Softball

In a game that went for six innings, Abby Swaney had the mound for Springville for the duration.  Swaney gave up five hits and four runs; she struck out seven.

Brookelyn Cannon took the loss for the Bucs.  Cannon gave up nine runs, 13 hits and struck out one. Cannon had the mound for five and a third innings.

The Tigers put up 14 hits on Friday’s game. Contributing to multiple hits were Emily Robinson, Kyndall Gipson, McKenzie Spivey, Sandlin Short and Davidson. Robinson had the most with three hits in four at-bats.

Hoover had one error for the game.

Springville had zero errors for the game.

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