Despite a 5-run deficit in the fifth inning, Hoover Bucs Varsity almost came all the way back, eventually falling 5-4 to Hewitt-Trussville on Monday. Hoover Bucs Varsity scored four runs on a home run by Campbell Hecklinski and a home run by Hannah Presley.
Cobb was credited with the victory for Hewitt-Trussville. She went four and a third innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out five. Neugent threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Brookelyn Cannon took the loss for Hoover Bucs Varsity. She went seven innings, allowing five runs on nine hits, striking out ten and walking zero.
Hoover Bucs Varsity tallied nine hits on the day. Sydney Chandler and Presley each managed multiple hits for Hoover Bucs Varsity.
Hannah Dorsett, Borden, and Walters all managed multiple hits for Hewitt-Trussville.
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