By Ashley Hargrove
Athens Bible School’s quest to defend the Class 1A state softball title began Monday with the Class 1A, Area 14 tournament.
The Lady Trojans began the day with a 15-0 win over Valley Head.
Chelsea Burgess and Allie McCurry both went 1-for-5 with a single. Haley Chittam was 3-for-5 with three singles. Brook Chittam was 3-for-5 with a triple and two singles. Natalie Anderson went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple. Christina Ivey went 1-for-3 with a single. Stefanie McClure was 3-for-4 with two singles and a double. CeCi Ivey went 1-for-4 with a single.
In the second game of the day, Athens Bible defeated Skyline 11-0, advancing in the winners’ bracket.
Burgess went 3-for-4 with three singles. Haley Chittam was 2-for-4 with an RBI triple and a single. McCurry was 1-for-4 with a single. Brooke Chittam and Anderson both were 1-for-4 with a single and RBI. Courtney Etheredge, Christina Ivey and McClure all went 1-for-3 with a single. Abby Malone was 2-for-3 with two singles.
Andrea George got both wins for the Lady Trojans.
Due to the late start, several games still were waiting to be played when The News Courier went to press. Visit enewscourier.com and check Wednesday’s edition for results.