Austin boys tennis swept the doubles competition as the Black Bears beat crosstown rival Decatur 7-2 on Thursday afternoon at the Jimmy Johns tennis complex at Point Mallard.
Meanwhile, the Decatur girls whipped Austin 8-1.
In No. 1 singles play, Austin’s Cade Pressnell defeated Parker Frith 10-4.
No. 2 singles went to Decatur as Rowe Price downed Gabe Smith 10-7.
Austin Willingham of Austin beat Bryant Moore 10-3.
In No. 4 singles, Decatur’s Rowe Peebles got past Michael Harris 10-4.
Austin’s Ashton Kracae beat Austin Rogers 10-6 in No. 5 singles.
In the No. 6 singles, Jeremy Walker of Austin stopped Adam Roberts 10-3.
In doubles, Pressnell-Willingham topped Frith-Price 10-6, Smith-Harris beat Jack Underwood-Peebles 10-6, and Kracae-Walker nipped Rogers-Roberts 11-9.
Austin boys and girls host Hazel Green on Monday at 4 p.m. at the Jimmy Johns complex.
Decatur girls 8, Austin 1: No. 1 Ivey-Katherine Weaver defeated Misaki Himuro 10-4.
In No. 2 singles, Anna-Quinn Weaver downed Alex Turner 10-5.
In No. 3 singles, Emily Overbee stopped Lauren Taylor 10-2.
Austin’s Hikari Himuro beat Madison Rush 10-1 in No. 4 singles.
Julia Riehl beat Chandler Turner 10-7 in No. 5 singles.
Decatur’s Anna Kathryn Layton beat Mya Jones 10-3 in No. 6 singles play.
Decatur swept the doubles action.
Weaver-Weaver beat Himuro-Himuro 10-6.
Overbee-Rush beat Alex Tucker-Turner 10-3
Riehl-Layton beat Lauren Tucker-Taylor 10-2
Decatur will host Bob Jones at home Tuesday.
Lawrence County 6, Colbert County 1: Starting pitcher Carson Jones had a pair of singles, a double and one RBI as the Red Devils improved to 2-1 on the season. Jones also scored three runs.
Jordan Simpson doubled and knocked in a run.
Blake Pulliam singled and had an RBI.
Clark LouAllen, Trace White and Preston Montgomery each singled.
Montgomery got the win with nine strikeouts in five innings. Jones struck out two in two innings.
Clements 4-9, Colbert Heights 6-1: In Game 1, Alec Van Wagnen had two runs for the Colts, while Cole White and Seth Hamilton each added one run in the loss.
In Game 2, Hamilton led Clements to the win from the mound, striking out five and allowing two hits. Hamilton also had a double, with one run and two RBIs. Clay Russell and White had two runs each, while Justin White, Jacob Schmidt and Shawn Ramirez had runs and RBIs for the Colts. Caleb Sherrill and Hayden Russell added one RBI apiece.
Clements (7-1) plays Sheffield on Saturday in the Sheffield Invitational.
East Limestone 5, James Clemens 1: The Indians improved to 5-0 on the strength on winning pitcher Matthew Franks. Franks gave up one hit through seven innings, with six strikeouts.
East Limestone grabbed the lead early, with a pair of RBI singles in the first and second innings, before driving in three more runs in the fourth to put the win away. Mark Boersma and Seth Fowler singled, while Cameron Ashmore, Ben Rhodes and Brick Pugh each had a hit.
Adam Brown had the only hit for the Jets with a double in the 4th inning.
Decatur Heritage 12, East Lawrence 2: Kyle Stuart led Decatur Heritage (1-1) from the mound, allowing three hits and two runs through four innings, with four strikeouts.
Taylor Nichols had a three-run homer, while Sawyer Holland, Collin Fuller, Pierce Thompson and Stuart doubled.
With the loss, East Lawrence falls to 1-7.
West Morgan 9, Brewer 2: Hannah Draper had three singles and a pair of RBIs for the Rebels. Haley Keaty doubled, and Sydney Sanders singled for West Morgan.
Draper struck out eight batters to earn the victory.
Hartselle 5, Athens 0: Ashley Boggs led off the fifth inning with a single before Sarah Ellen Battles sacrificed, and Baylee Holt put Boggs on the board with a triple. Taylor Wascavage doubled to send Holt home for a two-run fifth.
In the six, Madeline Sittason hit a double to right center, scoring Leah Stephenson and Haley Jared.
Winning pitcher Jared had six strikeouts, one walk and allowed five hits.
East Limestone girls 7, West Morgan 1: After the Indians led 3-0 at halftime, Yami Torreblanca scored the lone goal for the Rebels.
West Morgan keeper Hannah Amos made 12 saves in the loss.
The Rebels (3-2) will play Danville today at Jack Allen soccer complex in Decatur.
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