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Russellville softball goes undefeated during busy week

The Russellville Lady Golden Tigers took first place in their annual softball Spring Frenzy after moving the event from RHS to the Shoals because of the weather. Russellville improved to 11-4-1 on the season with an undefeated week.

Russellville 7, East Limestone 1

RHS earned a win over East Limestone on March 4 with the help of 15 strikeouts by pitcher Jacey Moore. The senior went seven innings in the circle, allowing four hits and no earned runs.

At the plate, Ticelee Gholston and Jemma Moore led Russellville with two hits each. Also hitting safely were Paislee James, Addison Holcomb, Brooklyn Butler and Jacey Moore. Picking up RBI were Gholston, Brooklyn Butler, Jemma Moore, Bryleigh Butler and Jacey Moore.

Russellville 5, Central-Florence 4

Russellville went to Central the following day and defeated the Wildcats on their home field.

Ticelee Gholston had two hits including a double. Additional RHS hits were by Brooklyn Butler, Jemma Moore, Bryleigh Butler and Jacey Moore. Emma Campbell and Bryleigh Butler had the two RBI. Jacey Moore pitched a complete game. The right-hander allowed no earned runs and struck out six.

Russellville 4, Lexington 0
The Russellville Spring Frenzy got underway Saturday on the artificial turf surface at Northwest Shoals Community College.

RHS won the five-inning game with the help of two hits from Paislee James and one each from Ticelee Gholston, Brooklyn Butler, Bryleigh Butler, Jacey Moore and Khristyan Huerta. Russellville RBI were by Gholson, Campbell, Jacey Moore and Huerta. Paislee James pitched for RHS allowing three hits.

Russellville 1, Wilson 0

The Lady Golden Tigers won a six-inning pitcher’s duel over Wilson in game two at NWSCC. Jacey Moore got the win in the circle allowing three hits and striking out eight.

RHS outhit the Lady Warriors 9-3 with Brooklyn Butler and Jacey Moore getting two hits each. James, Gholston, Holcomb, Campbell and Bryleigh Butler also hit safely. Addison Holcomb had the RBI.

Russellville 4, Hackleburg 0

Action in the Spring Frenzy shifted to the turf field at Deshler High School for the Russellville team and the Lady Tigers defeated Hackleburg in a five-inning contest.

The chilly weather couldn’t stop the hot bat of Brooklyn Butler who went 3-for-3 including a home run, two doubles and three RBI. James and Holcomb had the other RHS hits and Holcomb added an RBI. Jacey Moore pitched five innings and struck out 10. She allowed two hits and walked two batters.

Russellville 1, Deshler 1

Russellville and Deshler tied a six-inning game to wrap-up the Spring Frenzy at DHS. The run by Deshler was the only one allowed by Russellville during the event.
Ticelee Gholston had the Russellville RBI and Paislee James had two hits while Jemma Moore and Huerta also entered the hit column. Brooklyn Butler did the pitching, allowing five hits. Butler struck out two and walked one.

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