CHIPLEY — The Chipley Tigers faced off against the Holmes County Blue Devils in a the Class 1A Rural District 2 Softball District Tournament Monday night in Chipley, clinching a win with a score of 5-1.
The teams faced off with a stalemate that lasted on into the 4th inning and that’s when things really started heating up.
Chipley Tigers Braylee Pooser, and Kacie Crews had consecutive runs to home base with Sarah Gilbert quickly following suite.
Holmes County Blue Devil Shelby Clark, retaliated with a run to home plate, however this would be the Blue Devils first and only score as the Chipley Tigers wrapped up the 7th inning with a run to home plate from Gilbert, and Sara Kay Compton, to wrap up the game with a score of 5-1.
“Our seniors really stepped up and played like they meant it,” said Chipley Tigers’ Head Coach Kami Fannin. “I’m really excited and hope we can hit and we can play like we did last night. We’ve just got to take it one game at a time.”
The Tigers will to face Northview tonight (April 16) in second round tournament action. The district championship game will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Chipley High School.