JDCC softball ends season at state tourney

Published 3:55 pm Sunday, May 13, 2012

The Jefferson Davis Community College Lady Warhawk softball team saw their stay at the state tournament in Alabaster Friday end in two games.

After receiving a bye as the No. 2 seed in the south division, JDCC lost to Shelton State in game one 8-1 and fell to Chatt. Valley 8-6 to be eliminated. The Lady Warhawks finished their season with an overall record of 25-35 and went 10-6 in conference play.

JDCC head coach Misti Nims said despite losing at the state tournament, this year’s team accomplished many things.

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“They had to overcome adversity, battled through injuries, and had to learn from failure,” Nims said. “Despite all that, we finished second in conference, qualified for the state tournament, and became a family. Even though we are losing some key players due to graduation, we have 11 players returning, which includes six starters. The future looks bright and I can’t wait to get back on the field in August.”

Shelton 8, JDCC 1
In game one against Shelton State, Dymon Coachman was 1-for-4 for JDCC while Paige Odom was 1-for-1. Crysta Paulson was 1-for-2 and scored the lone run while Morgan Agerton was 1-for-3 with the lone RBI. Amber McMillan was 1-for-3 in the loss.

Mallori Armstrong took the loss on the mound going five innings and allowed four runs, three earned, and walked two. Elissa Kelly went two innings and allowed four runs with two being earned.

In an elimination game for JDCC, the Lady Warhawks saw their season end with an 8-6 loss to CVCC.

Coachman was 2-for-5 with one run scored and Carley Parker was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Amber Steadham was 1-for-4 and Paulson was 2-for-4. Agerton was 2-for-3 and Paige Harwell was 1-for-3 with one RBI.

Armstrong took the loss on the mound going six innings, allowing seven runs, six earned, walked three, allowed with hits, hit three batters and struck out three.

Jaime Sanders pitched one inning and allowed one earned run and two hits.