Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Northridge Edges Hillcrest in Softball

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Northridge Edges Hillcrest in Softball

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TUSCALOOSA | Earlier in the week, the Northridge High softball team was unable to take advantage of scoring opportunities. On Thursday, it was a different story.

Northridge's Sami Story led off the game with a double to left field for the Jaguars. Madison Frazer reached on a bunt that sent Story to third base. Story then scored on a passed ball and Northridge secured a 1-0 win over Hillcrest in a Class 6A, Area 9 game.

"We took advantage of their mistakes," Northridge coach Denton Bowling said. "They're a well-coached ball team. Coach Swinney has done one heck of job with them. In order to get to where we've gotten, we've had to put ourselves on their level because they are a good team. We capitalized early and we were fortunate enough to be able to hold them off."

Mickenzie Sparks (18-7) took the win, pitching a complete game with three strikeouts, one walk, one hit batter and three hits allowed. …

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