Columbus State University

CSU softball team splits pair of games Sunday


The Columbus State softball team split a pair of games Sunday in the Southern Softball Showdown at South Commons.

The Lady Cougars beat Delta State 6-5 before losing 6-1 to North Alabama.

In the win over Delta State, CSU fell behind 3-0 in the first inning.

Peyton Sorrells went the distance to earn the win. She gave up five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits and two walks. She struck out four.

McKenzie Fagioli and Katie White both went 2-for-4. Fagioli drove in three runs. Kayleigh Briant also drove in a run. Elizabeth Perdue had a double and scored twice.

CSU was held to just two hits in the loss to North Alabama. Briant singled in Keeli Waugh, who had tripled.

Sydney Barker suffered the loss. She gave up four runs on six hits in 4 1-3 innings.

CSU, which lost two games on Saturday, is 1-3. The Lady Cougars host Belmont Abbey for a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m.


Glenwod falls in region championship game

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Glenwood was unable to beat Lee-Scott for a third time this season, falling 45-41 on Saturday night in the finals of the Region 1-3A tournament.

James Beck led the Gators with 15 points, and Trip Day added 11.

Glenwood will head into the AISA Elite 8 as the No. 2 seed from Region 1. The Gators will face Autauga, the No. 3 seed from Region 2, at 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Montgomery.

Saturday at MontgomeryGlenwood 15 2 11 13--41

Lee-Scott 4 17 10 14--45

Glenwood (41)

Clausell 3, Moseley 6, Adams 5, James Beck 15, Dykes 1, Trip Day 11.

Lee-Scott (45)

Thompson 21, Huff 8, Harper 8, Dean 7, Summers 1.

Jordan drops game to Jackson

Lederrious Jones scored 25 points and D'Andre Snead added 13, but Jordan fell to Jackson 74-64 on Saturday.

Saturday at JordanJackson 11 23 16 24-74

Jordan 13 9 24 18-64

Jackson (74)

Turner 6, Hicks 5, Render 9, Grier 5, Pyles 14, Ingram 15, Crowder 9, Johnson 6, Mitchell 1, Barlow 4.

Jordan (64)

Harrison 8, Lederrious Jones 25, Rahming 2, James 6, D'Andre Snead 13, Hill 6, Duke 9.

Record: Jordan 8-13, 6-7. Next: Jordan, at Jackson, Tuesday, 6 p.m.

-- From staff reports