Last week, the JV softball hosted Hewitt and traveled to Troy for the Trojan Classic. The Bucs tied with the Huskies and won the Trojan Classic. Hoover was 5-1-1 on the week and now, 12-3-1 for the season.
vs. Hewitt-Trussville: Hoover and Hewitt-Trussville played to a 5-5 tie on Wednesday at Jim Brown Field at Hoover High School.
Nikki Busby racked up two RBIs on two hits for Hoover. She singled in the first inning and doubled in the second inning.
The bottom of the first saw Hoover take an early lead, 1-0. Busby singled to ignite Hoover’s offense. A stolen base then moved Busby from first to second. Brynn Parker singled, bringing home Busby.
After posting one run in the fifth, Hoover JV again scored one in the sixth. In the fifth, Hoover JV scored on a groundout by Sydney Chandler, scoring Katie Threeton.
Trojan Classic Games (Troy, AL)
vs. Enterprise: Hoover jumped out to an early lead on Enterprise and captured a 10-0 victory on Friday at Troy Sportsplex. With 10 runs in the first three innings, Hoover JV left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
An RBI double by Katie Threeton and a passed ball during the first inning and an RBI single by Frannette Fernandez, a two-run single by Nikki Busby, a two-run double by Brynn Parker, an RBI single by Mackenzie June, and a two-run double by Fernandez in the second inning helped Hoover JV put some runs on the board early.
Threeton reached base three times in the game for Hoover. She scored two runs and had one RBI.
Parker put together a nice outing. Enterprise managed just one hit off of the Hoover JV’s pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out eight during her four innings of work.
vs. Park Crossing: Hoover JV won the hit battle 7-5 on Saturday, but couldn’t push enough runs across to get the win, instead losing 5-4 in five innings to Park Crossing at Troy Sportsplex.
Brynn Parker took the loss for Hoover JV. She lasted just 4 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out six, and allowed four runs.
The top of the first saw Hoover JV take an early lead, 2-0. Hoover JV’s threat began with a single by Katie Threeton. A stolen base then moved Threeton from first to second. Haley Green singled, scoring Threeton. Hoover JV pushed more runs across when Parker scored on a fielder’s choice.
After a quick strike from Hoover JV, Park Crossing responded with three runs in the first. Park Crossing scored on an error and a two-run single.
vs. Pike County: Hoover jumped out to an early lead on Pike County and captured a 10-0 victory on Saturday. Ten runs in the first three innings allowed the Bucs to put the game away early.
An error and an RBI single by Haley Green in the first inning and an RBI single by Katie Threeton, an RBI single by Sydney Chandler, , and an RBI single by Mackenzie June during the second inning fueled Hoover JV’s offense early.
Threeton boosted her batting average thanks to a perfect 2-2 day at the plate to pace.
Hoover JV’s Hannah Minor kept Pike County off the scoreboard for all four innings she was on the rubber. She pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on three hits while striking out six.
vs. New Brocton: Two pitchers baffled New Brockton and teamed up to throw a no-hitter for Hoover JV in a 17-0 victory in three innings on Saturday. Hannah Minor and Brynn Parker teamed up to stifle New Brockton, striking out seven while walking none.
Parker had an impressive outing against New Brockton ‘s lineup. Parker held New Brockton hitless over two innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out five.
Seventeen runs in the first three innings helped Hoover blow out New Brockton . A two-run double by Haley Green, a two-run triple by Minor, and a passed ball in the first inning and an error, an RBI single by Parker, an RBI single by Sydney Chandler, an RBI single by Mackenzie June, a passed ball, and a three-run home run by Jackie Smith during the second inning helped Hoover put some runs on the board early.
Minor racked up three RBIs on two hits for Hoover.
vs. Brewbaker Tech: Hoover JV jumped out to an early lead on Brewbaker Tech and captured an 11-4 victory on Saturday. With 10 runs in the first three innings, Hoover left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
An RBI single by Brynn Parker, an RBI single by Haley Green, an RBI single by Sydney Chandler, and a two-run double by Jackie Smith during the first inning and a groundout by Parker and a two-run double by Mackenzie June in the second inning helped Hoover put some runs on the board early.
Hoover was led by a flawless day at the dish by June, who went 3-3 against Brewbaker Tech ‘s pitching.
Parker recorded the win for Hoover. She allowed four runs over two innings. She struck out three, walked one and surrendered four hits.
In the top of the first, Brewbaker Tech grabbed the early lead, 3-0. The scoreboard lit up again for Brewbaker Tech when scored on an error. Hoover survived Brewbaker Tech ‘s surge and put up three runs of its own in the second.
Hoover piled on one more run in the bottom of the fourth. The inning looked promising, as Frannette Fernandez singled, scoring June to kick things off.
vs. Opp: Opp was never able to get over the hump and get over its troubles against Hoover JV on Saturday night, as Opp fell 4-2 to the Bucs in the Trojan Classic Championship Game.
Opp scored two runs in the fourth on a two-run triple. Unfortunately, Opp wasn’t able to take the lead back.
Sydney Chandler boosted her batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to pace Hoover. She tripled in the fourth inning and singled in the second and fifth innings.
Opp couldn’t get anything going so long as Brynn Parker toed the rubber. Opp managed just two hits off of Parker, who allowed two earned runs, walked one and struck out four during her five innings of work.
The game was never in doubt after the third, as Hoover JV scored one run on an RBI single by Katie Threeton. Hoover tacked on another three runs in the fourth. Mackenzie June’s single got things going, plating Chandler. That was followed up by Jackie Smith’s single, scoring June.
Hoover will be at Thompson and Tuscaloosa County this week and will be off this weekend.