From Tribune staff reports
OXFORD — Hewitt-Trussville High School will play for the softball 7A state championship for the fourth time in four years. The Huskies will face Fairhope at 2:30 p.m. in Oxford and will need to win twice to take the trophy.
The Huskies opened the state tournament with two wins before falling to the loser’s bracket after a 1-0 loss to Fairhope. Hewitt battled back Saturday morning to earn a shot at the blue map trophy.
REPORTED EARLIER: The Hewitt-Trussville softball team had a big day at the state playoffs in Oxford on Friday, but must win on Saturday morning to make the 7A championship series. They are hoping for a big crowd to show up and push them to their goal of another blue map trophy.
The Huskies defeated Daphne 3-2 and Central Phenix City 6-0 on Friday before falling to Fairhope 1-0.
The ladies will take the field at 10:45 a.m. Saturday morning to face the winner of the 9 a.m. game between Thompson and Sparkman. If the Huskies prevail, they will face Fairhope in the championship series which is slated for 1:30 p.m.on Saturday.
All State Tournament games are being played at Choccolocco Park in Oxford 954 Leon Smith Parkway Oxford, AL 36203.