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GULF SHORES -- Alabama Christian Academy continued its hot offensive streak, blasting Geneva 10-5 on Saturday morning to earn its 23rd appearance in the state tournament since becoming a fast pitch program in 1996.

MOBILE -- Pike Road took advantage of an error-filled second inning by St. Paul’s Episcopal to score six runs on the way to an 11-0 rout of the Saints in the third game of the 5A semifinal series on Thursday.

GULF SHORES -- Park Crossing and Robert E. Lee were outscored 71-2 in four games on Tuesday, marking another quick exit for MPS schools from the 6A regional at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex on Wednesday.

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John Gabehart came up with the game-winning hit in the bottom of the sixth, but the Autauga Academy sophomore admits he doesn’t remember much about it as he was battling heat cramps and aching knees.

When new baseball coach Bobby Carr glanced around the players assembled for the first day of practice at Autauga Academy, it didn’t take long to count the returning starters.

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Trinity scored a pair of goals in the first half and relied on their defense throughout the game to snap Donoho’s 23-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory in the 1A-3A girls’ soccer finals at John Hunt Park on Friday night.

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HUNTSVILLE – Leighton Robertson assisted on the Eagles’ first goal, then added two of her own as Montgomery Academy reclaimed the title with a 6-1 victory over St. John Paul in the 4A-5A state soccer championship at John Hunt Park.

Park Crossing survived a poor performance against Robert E. Lee in the 6A Area 3 tournament championship game, but rebounded to beat the Generals in a second and deciding matchup to earn the tournament championship at Lagoon Park Softball Complex on Thursday night.

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CECIL -- After two games that featured 28 runs a day earlier, one hit would define the third game in the best-of-three semifinal series between Autauga Academy and Macon East Academy.

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LAMP earned the right to play in the South Regionals a few minutes earlier by beating St. James and would have to beat Alabama Christian twice to win the 4A Area 3 tournament.

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After a season full of opportunities that didn’t pan out, Alabama Christian’s softball team finally turned things in the right direction with a seventh-inning rally to top St. James 5-4 in the opening round of the 4A Area 3 tournament at Lagoon Park Softball Complex on Tuesday.

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There was a time, during the basketball season, when Catholic linebacker TJ Dudley pointed to the beginning of spring football practice as a good time for making a decision about where he wanted to play college football.

The Montgomery Academy and Trinity golf teams saw their seasons come to a close on Monday at Arrowhead Country Club as both missed qualifying for the upcoming state golf tournament.

CULLMAN -- Jeremiah Cobb won two events and Catholic’s distance runners accumulated points in three events to help the Knights capture the 1A-3A state outdoor track championship on Saturday at Oliver Woodard Stadium.

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CECIL -- Macon East Academy exploded for five runs in the final two innings of the first game and six runs in the second inning of the second game to sweep a quarterfinal series 6-1 and 10-5 from Wilcox Academy on Thursday afternoon at Macon East.

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Between them, they have more than 2,100 wins spanning four decades. High school athletics in this area have undergone changes before but never have the retirement of two icons like Trinity Presbyterian baseball coach Ken Whittle and Alabama Christian Academy softball coach Chris Goodman come…