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For the second year in a row, Dadeville’s boys basketball team will be represented at the AHSAA North-South All-Star game, which is scheduled to be played this summer.
It’s not just sports games and events that’ve been put on hold by the AHSAA due to the coronavirus outbreak; it’s also practices that’ve been disallowed.
Benjamin Russell used a four-run third inning to get past Opelika on Thursday as the Wildcats improved to 2-0 in Class 6A Area 6 softball play. Chloe Davis had a three-run single in the third to put Benjamin Russell ahead and it never looked back.
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Dadeville had its hands full for most of the game against Elmore County on Tuesday but a rush of momentum in the last inning brought it to a 7-6 victory.
After a nearly flawless tournament run, Benjamin Russell’s softball team fell just short of the Central Alabama Classic championship when the Wildcats were defeated by Beauregard, 5-3 in three innings, in the tournament semifinals on Saturday evening.
It’s always devastating for a team to get the news one of its players has suffered a season-ending injury. It’s even more difficult when it happens to a star player and when it becomes a possibility of affecting the recruiting process.
Neither team could muster much — if any — offense, so Horseshoe Bend and Dadeville had to settle for a scoreless tie to start the Central Alabama Classic on Friday night.
Many softball teams have been kept off the field so far this season due to the constant rain, but all that’s about to change. Benjamin Russell is playing host to 11 varsity teams and even more JV teams in the 2020 Central Alabama Classic, which is scheduled to begin today.
When Jamauri Chislom and PJ Eason both had to take a seat on the bench because of foul trouble, it was all downhill for Dadeville’s boys basketball team.
Being a student-athlete is never easy. There’s the task of balancing practice with workouts and games with academics plus trying to have a social life as a teenager somewhere in between.
It took 12 minutes for Dadeville to make its first basket inside the paint against Providence Christian in the Class 3A Southeast Regional semifinal Saturday. That did not stop the Tigers’ offense from getting things done as their first 18 points came from beyond the arc.
After 10 minutes of play in the Class 3A Southeast Regional Final, Dadeville had yet to make a 2-point shot. That was not a problem for the Tigers though as their first 18 points came from beyond the arc and they finished the half with seven 3-pointers, securing the lead for good.
Although there were clearly some first-game jitters for both Benjamin Russell and Dadeville’s softball teams during the season opener Thursday night, the Wildcats seemed to handle those better.
It’s always tough to go into a game not knowing much about the opponent, especially in a game that means so much, but that’s the nature of the postseason.
Most softball coaches will say having a solid pitcher is probably the most important thing to making up a good softball team. So it certainly never hurts to have a multitude of reliable pitchers.
It’s rare to find a high school player who really studies his or her sport these days. With so much else consuming young people’s attention, finding time to watch a sport can be tough.
Going into the AHSAA Class 1A-3A Indoor Track and Field Championships, Dadeville’s Jamauri Chislom knew it was going to be virtually impossible to bring home a gold medal in the shot put.
With such a young girls basketball team, Dadeville knew it was going to see some growing pains this year. But the Tigers made some great strides and even upset Beulah to win the Class 3A Area 8 championship.
The Dadeville boys basketball team had its hands full for the first half of play against Randolph County but came out in the second half ready to win as they secured the Class 3A Area 7 championship title Thursday night.
Despite losing to Beulah twice during the regular season, Dadeville’s girls basketball team had nothing to fear Wednesday night during the Class 3A Area 7 championship.