Before going into Spring Break, the JV took on Spain Park and won 4-0.
Gia Wade didn’t allow a single run as Hoover Bucs JV defeated Spain Park 4-0 on Wednesday. Wade allowed just three hits.
Wade led the Hoover Bucs JV to victory on the rubber. She went five innings, allowing zero runs on three hits, striking out one and walking zero for the win.
Hoover Bucs JV racked up seven hits. Katie Hart, Sadie Cope, and Madelyn Quirk all managed multiple hits for Hoover Bucs JV. Quirk, Cope, and Hart all had two hits to lead Hoover Bucs JV.
The Bucs resumed action last week going 4-2 on the week after being off for Spring Break. The JV is now 15-7 on the season.
Wednesday, April 3 – Auburn 6, Hoover 2
Wednesday’s game against Auburn was a heart breaker for Hoover. The game was tied at one at the end and it took two extra innings for Auburn to pull away with the 6-2 win. Each team scored a run in the first extra inning but Auburn got four in the next.
Caroline Whisenhunt led things off in the circle for Hoover Bucs JV. She surrendered six runs on ten hits over seven innings, striking out three and walking one.
Madelyn Quirk led the Bucs JV with two hits in three at bats.
Hoover 10, Auburn 7
In the second game of the night, Hoover Bucs JV weathered a scare by Auburn in the third inning where Hoover coughed up four runs, but Bucs still won 10-7 on Wednesday.
Hoover Bucs JV collected ten hits and Auburn had seven in the high-scoring affair.
Auburn opened up scoring in the first inning by scoring two runs on a homer.
Hoover Bucs JV pulled away for good with seven runs in the third inning. In the third Linleigh Hardy singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run, Caroline Whisenhunt singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, AG Parker doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, an error scored one run for Hoover Bucs JV, and Chloe Hardin singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.
Liz Lewis was credited with the victory for Hoover Bucs JV. She surrendered six runs on four hits over three innings, striking out two. Madysen Chaney threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Chaney recorded the last six outs to earn the save for Hoover Bucs JV.
Parker, Sadie Cope, and Hardy each collected two hits to lead Hoover Bucs JV.
Hoover JV Classic
Friday, April 5 – Hoover 6, Oakman 2
Hoover JV got on the board in the first inning when Linleigh Hardy’s sac fly scored one run.
Bucs notched four runs in the second inning. Noelle Nicholson, Laney Roe, and Katie Hart each had RBIs in the big inning.
Caroline Whisenhunt was the winning pitcher for Hoover. She allowed seven hits and two runs over five innings, striking out seven and walking zero.
Hoover Bucs JV scattered seven hits in the game. AG Parker and Annelise Clark each collected two hits.
Friday, April 5 – Hoover 14, Oxford 3
Bailee Tramell was an RBI machine on Friday, driving in five on three hits to lead Hoover Bucs JV past Oxford 14-3 on Friday. Tramell drove in runs on a single in the first and a home run in the fourth.
Hoover JV opened up scoring in the first inning. Caroline Whisenhunt singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Bucs notched nine runs in the fourth inning. Hoover’s batters contributing to the big inning included AK Smith, Laney Roe, Linleigh Hardy, Whisenhunt, and Tramell, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Madysen Chaney earned the victory on the rubber for Hoover Bucs JV. She went three innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out one. Liz Lewis threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Lewis recorded the last six outs.
Hoover Bucs JV smacked two home runs on the day. Tramell went deep in the fourth inning. Whisenhunt went yard in the fourth inning.
Hoover collected 16 hits. Tramell, Smith, AG Parker, Whisenhunt, and Roe all collected multiple hits. Tramell went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Hoover Bucs JV in hits.
Saturday, April 6 – Hoover 7, Cullman 1
Hoover Bucs JV asserted their will over Cullman on their way to an easy 7-1 victory
Hoover Bucs JV fired up the offense in the first inning. Caroline Whisenhunt’s sac fly scored one run.
Hoover Bucs JV put up three runs in the second inning. The offensive onslaught came from groundouts by Liz Lewis and Laney Roe.
Lewis earned the win for Hoover Bucs JV. She went five innings, allowing one run on four hits and striking out seven.
Katie Hart went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Hoover Bucs JV in hits.
Saturday, April 6 – Piedmont 3, Hoover 0
Hoover Bucs JV watched the game slip away early and didn’t recover in a 3-0 loss to Piedmont on Saturday. Piedmont took the lead on a home run in the first inning.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Piedmont pitchers struck out six, while Hoover Bucs JVsat down four.
Piedmont got things started in the first inning when Perry homered on a 2-2 count, scoring three runs.
One bright spot for Hoover Bucs JV was a single by Laney Roe in the first inning.
Farmer earned the victory in the circle for Piedmont. She went six innings, allowing zero runs on six hits, striking out six and walking zero.
Linleigh Hardy took the loss for Hoover Bucs JV. She surrendered three runs on two hits over one inning.
Madelyn Quirk led Hoover Bucs JV with two hits in three at bats.