8u Birmingham Giants capture 2nd

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Traveling to mississippi last weekend the Birmingham Giants 8u sofyball team posted a 5-2 record finishing second in a hard fought 2 round championship game. In the first Pool play the Giants were paired up with the Hot Shots. 9 runs in the first 2 innings put the game out of reach as the Giants won 15-11. Paisley Mullins (3), Addison Bailey (2), Autumn Ponds (2), Grace Turner (1), Hadley Mason (1), Emmy Parker (2), Jheida Reed (3), Hilton Ashe (1), Rylie Mann (1), and Brooklyn Davlin (1) all had hits for the Giants. Dropping their 2nd pool play game, by a score of 7-5, the giants offense received hits from Paisley Mullins (2), Addison Bailey (2), Autumn Ponds (1), Grace Turner (2), Hadley Msson (1), Emmy Parker (2), Jheida Reed (1), Hilton Ashe (1), Rylie Mann (1), and Brooklyn Davlin (1).

In their first game of Bracket play the Giants matched up with the Diamond Divas. The Giants offense erupted for 13 runs in the 13-3 win. Paisley Mullins (1), Addison Bailey (2), Autumn Ponds (2), Grace Turner (2), Hadley Msson (3), Emmy Parker (2), Jheida Reed (2), Hilton Ashe (2), Rylie Mann (1), and Brooklyn Davlin (1) all had hits to lead the way for the Giants.

In the 2nd bracket play the Giants were paired up with the Hot Shots. 8 runs in the first 2 innings put the game out of reach as the Giants won 10-0.
Paisley Mullins (2), Addison Bailey (1), Autumn Ponds (1), Grace Turner (2), Hadley Msson (2), Emmy Parker (1), Jheida Reed (1), Hilton Ashe (1), Rylie Mann (1), and Brooklyn Davlin (1) all had hits as the Giants moved into the championship game.

In the championship game, because of their earlier loss the Giants were forced to win 2 championship games. After winning the first game 8-7 on hits from Paisley Mullins (3), Addison Bailey (2), Autumn Ponds (1), Grace Turner (2), Hadley Msson (1), Emmy Parker (2), Jheida Reed (1), Hilton Ashe (3), Rylie Mann (2), and Brooklyn Davlin (2) the Giants were forced to play 1 more championship to decide the winner. In game 2 hits from Paisley Mullins (2), Addison Bailey (3), Autumn Ponds (2), Grace Turner (2), Hadley Mason (2), Emmy Parker (1), Jheida Reed (1), Hilton Ashe (1), Rylie Mann (1), and Brooklyn Davlin (2) were not enough as the Giants fell 10-8, bringing home 2nd.