Hot hitting Giants lose in Semi Finals

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Piper Rowe Birmingham Giants

The Birmingham Giants 10u softball had a day to remember at the plate on saturday in brookwood, which propelled them into the Semi Finals, where they lost on a walkoff hit. In game 1 of pool play, the Giants faced off with Ttown Thunder, a team they have defeated twice this season, and although the Giants defense allowed 6 unearned runs, the Giants offense 6 Hits in the 2 inning, time shortened game, Piper Rowe (1), Aubrey Liveoak (1), Kiley Snowden (2B), Ava Brand (1), Ryleigh Hall (3B), and Hailey Nichols all had hits for the Giants.

 

 

Aubrey Liveoak Birmingham Giants

In Game 2 of pool play the Giants totaled 7 more hits in the 3 inning game and despite hits from Piper Rowe (1), Sophie Gromko (1), Abrey Liveoak (2, 1 2B), Kaydence Hays (2), and Chloe Condray (1), powering their 4 runs in the 6-4 loss.

Going into their first round of pool play, the Giants had totaled 13 hits in 5 innings, and that total would rise against the Alabama Fire. Piper Rowe (2, 1 3B), Alyna Morgan (2, 3B , HR), Sophie Gromko (2), Aubrey Liveoak (3B), Rylieigh Hall (2B), and Hailey Nichols (1) all had hits in the Giants 9 hit 11 run attack in the 11-1 win. Alyna Morgan threw a complete game in the circle allowing just 2 hits while striking out 3.

Kiley Snowden Birmingham Giants

The win moved the Giants into the semifinals for the 5th tournament in a row again against the TTown Thunder. Alyna Morgan (3B), Aubrey Liveoak (2, 1 3B), Kaydence Hays (2), Ava Brand (1), and Hailey Nichols (1) totaled 7 more hits in 4 innings giving them 29 hits in the tournament, in just 13 innings, including 10 extra base hits and drawing 9 walks. In the bottom of the 4th inning, with 2 outs TTown Thunder got a walkoff triple to drive in the tying and go ahead runs to end the Giants day 4-3.