Hoover Bucs Varsity got out to a six-run lead in the third inning and held on for a 6-5 victory over Prattville on Tuesday.
Hoover Bucs Varsity got on the board in the first inning when Campbell Hecklinski drew a walk, scoring one run.
Hoover Bucs Varsity scored five runs in the third inning. Hecklinski and Hannah Presley each drove in runs during the inning.
Brookelyn Cannon led the Hoover Bucs Varsity to victory in the pitcher’s circle. She went seven innings, allowing five runs on five hits and striking out 11.
Kaelyn Campbell took the loss for Prattville. She lasted four and a third innings, allowing six hits and zero runs while striking out two and walking zero. Townsend started the game for Prattville. She went two and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs on seven hits, striking out two and walking one
Hoover Bucs Varsity smacked two home runs on the day. Hecklinski and Presley each had a homerun in the third inning. Hoover Bucs Varsity tallied 13 hits on the day. Jordan Moore, Campbell Hecklinski, Harper Niblett, and Hannah Presley all managed multiple hits for Hoover Bucs Varsity.
Pittman led Prattville with two hits in four at bats.