Meigs County, Whitwell win region softball titles

Meigs County, Whitwell win region softball titles

May 17th, 2018 by Staff Reports in Sports - Preps

The stars were out in Decatur on Wednesday for the Region 3-AA high school softball final.

Tennessee signee Ashley Rogers pitched a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts, and Toledo signee Aubrey Reed had a grand slam and five RBIs in Meigs County's five-inning 10-0 victory over Sweetwater.

Arika Reed went 4-for-4, drove in two runs and scored two for the Lady Tigers, who play next in a state sectional again at home against Sequatchie County, which fell 4-1 to DeKalb County in the Region 4 title game. The sectional is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday because Sequatchie has graduation Friday and Meigs has its ceremony Saturday.

Kassidy Kenny had a double, two RBIs and three runs scored for Meigs, and she joined Summer Skinner in going 2-for-3.

» Whitwell 12, South Pittsburg 1: At Whitwell, the Lady Tigers won the Region 3-A championship behind a five-hitter by Anna Yell, who also had three RBIs.

Raylon Smith's two home runs and four RBIs sparked the offense for Whitwell, which will host Moore County on Saturday at 6 p.m. EDT in its sectional. South Pittsburg will play at Cascade.