04 Birmingham Giants grab First


The Birmingham Giants 04 softball team, picked up their 8th win of the fall, raising their season mark to 8-2-1 on their way to another tournament victory in the fall season. The Giants first game of pool play matched them with crossfire. Trinity Britnell started the game in the circle, tossing 5 innings, allowing juts 3 hits and 1 run while striking out 4. At the plate Nattie Miles (1), Trinity Britnell (1), Ella Morgan Sears (1), and Sydney Dempsey (2) all had hits for the Giants in the 7-1 win. 

In game Game 2 of pool play, Kaylee Harris started the game in the circle, tossing 3 innings, allowing just 4 hits in picking up the 7-3 win. Morgan Rice (1), Sarah Katona (1), Raegan Thrasher (1), Ella Morgan Sears (2), Kalea Hewitt (2B), and Craley King (1) powered the Giants offense to the victory and the top seed over all.

In their first game of bracket play the Birmingham Giants 04 faced off with the Birmingham Giants 05. After trailing early 4-0 and surrendering a double to Madison More (2b), Kaylee Harris settled down to not allow another hit over 2 innings while striking out 2, and Trinity Britnell closed out the final inningof the 10-5 win. At the plate the Giants offense was led by Morgan Rice (2B), Trinity Britnell (1), Sarah Katona (2B), Ella Morgan Sears (HR), Kalea Hewitt (1), Raegan Thrasher (1), and Kaylee Harris (2B), who all had hits in the win.  The win moved the Giants into the Championship game to face the Gulf coast Crushers.

In the championship game Trinity Britnell scattered 8 hits over 5 innings, allowing just 2 earned runs while striking out 2, and Nattie Miles (1), Trinity Britnell (1), and Kalea Hewitt (1) had hits for the Giants as they also drew 5 walks as they scored 8 runs and won 8-4.