Pelham wins Orange and Black Classic


The Pelham Panthers softball team allowed one run in two games to win the Orange and Black Classic hosted by Hoover High School March 23.

Pelham (18-2) began the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Alabama Christian Academy. Whitney Gillespie allowed one hit along with 11 strikeouts and a walk in the victory. Gillespie finished the game batting 1-for-3 with a RBI while Kristian Foster was 1-for-3 with a run scored.

The Pelham offense accounted for 12 hits in a 11-1 victory over Pleasant Home to win the tournament. Caitlyn Sapp went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a RBI and Madi Walker went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Foster added a 2-for-4 effort with a double and two RBIs.

Rebekah Fox allowed one run on three hits with a strikeout in the win for the Panthers.