Dallas County, Keith, Southside eliminated from Regional softball tournament

Published 10:39 am Monday, May 13, 2024

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Three Dallas County Schools were eliminated from the central regional softball tournament in their respective classes this week.

Dallas County, Keith and Southside all had short stays at the regional tournament played at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.

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The Lady Bears went 1-2 at the Class 1A regionals, beating Loachapoka 18-4 in the opening round. Keith was beaten by Berry 15-0 in a winner’s bracket contest, and fell to South Lamar 16-1 in an elimination game.

In the 4A regionals, the Lady Hornets were eliminated in two games, falling to Northside and Handley by identical scores of 16-1. 

In the 3A regionals, Southside went 1-2. The Lady Panthers lost to Beulah 18-3 and beat Indian Springs 23-18 on Wednesday. Southside was eliminated on Thursday, falling to Randolph County 15-0.

Dallas County head coach Ralph Brooks said he was proud of the Lady Hornets reaching the postseason despite winning 11 games in the regular season.

“I am extremely proud of all the ladies on the team this year,” Brooks said. “Even though they were mostly all young, they stepped up and put in the effort to improve. Thank you to the parents and coaches for all of their hard work. We appreciate our sponsors for helping out our players.”