BIRTHRIGHT — The Sulphur Bluff Lady Bears clinched the District 16-A softball crown with an 8-4 win at North Hopkins.
Sulphur Bluff got home run blasts from Skylar Evans and Kendra Jock to lead the Lady Bears.
The Lady Bears took an early 4-1 in the first inning and North Hopkins fought back with three runs in the third to knot the score at 4-4 before the two home run bombs made it a 6-4 game. Sulphur Bluff added two more issurance runs for the win.
North Hopkins was led by Baile Gammille's 3 for 4 day at the plate; it was Gammille's 41st game in a row with at least one hit each game over the past two seasons. Skyler Swann added a pair of hits for the Lady Panthers. Sarah Weathered had a good game in centerfield for North Hopkins.
North Hopkins host Saltillo today at 4:30 p.m. while Sulphur Bluff ends their season Friday against Cumby.
The North Hopkins-Saltillo game will decide second place in the district.
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