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2022 Softball Regional Tournaments, Thursday May 12

The Sumiton Christian Eagles, Lynn Bears and Winston County Yellow Jackets all suffered losses on Thursday and will begin play in the elimination bracket at 9 a.m. on Friday.

Both Lynn and Winston County had their first loss in the winner’s bracket, but rallied to win their openers in the elimination bracket. Sumiton Christian opened winner’s bracket play with a victory, but suffered a loss at the hands of an old foe, Ider, who the Eagles bested for two of their state titles.

East Regional Tournament in Albertville
Class 2A

Winner’s bracket opener
Sumiton Christian 5, Sand Rock 1

Kalista Cornelison pitched seven innings in the win, giving up four hits and an unearned run with four strikeouts.

At the plate, Calli Corley went 2 for 3 with a run scored and two RBIs, Jillian Jones hit a triple with an RBI and Maddie McCrary, BG Braswell and Cornelison each had a hit with a run scored as the at-bat leaders.

Winner’s bracket semifinal
Ider 9, Sumiton Christian 2

Alison Kelly pitched four innings, recording five strikeouts. Cornelison pitched three innings with three strikeouts.

Offensively, Braswell went 2 for 3, Kelly had a hit with a run scored and Izzy Ingle drove-in a run on a hit as the at-bat leaders.

Winner’s bracket opener
Spring Garden 2, Winston Co. 1

Elimination bracket opener
Winston Co. 9, Cleveland 6

North Regional Tournament in Florence
Class 1A

Winner’s bracket opener
Waterloo 18, Lynn 0

Elimination bracket opener
Lynn 3, Hackleburg 2