Trenda Bates can get it done in more ways than one.

The Good Hope High standout proved that again Thursday.

Bates — who christened Good Hope’s new field with a grand slam earlier this season — pitched a complete-game shutout as the Raiders picked up a 12-0 win at Cullman County rival Hanceville.

Bates worked five scoreless innings, giving up just two hits while striking out three batters. She walked two.

Bates was just as effective on the offensive side, picking up a game-high three hits in the win.

Good Hope (6-6) scored all 12 of its runs during the third inning. Ashley Bailey and Cara Goodwin highlighted the scoring binge with a pair of two-run doubles.

Bailey, Goodwin and Alannah Henke finished with two hits apiece for the Raiders, who travel to West Point Monday.



Prep Baseball

Vinemont 12-3, Cold Springs 2-2: One day after losing a heartbreaker to Holly Pond the semifinals of the Cullman County tournament, Vinemont (9-10) bounced back by sweeping a doubleheader.

Isaac Yarbrough recorded the win in the first game, striking out seven while allowing one earned run in the complete game.

The Eagles pitcher also helped himself at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI.

Yarbrough’s older brother, Trevor, went 2-for-4 with an RBI. He delivered the game-winning hit.

J.D. Bagley, Todd Schiehl, Tyler Jackson all had two hits each.

Gauge Day recorded the win in game two. The junior right-hander struck out seven.

Day and Jackson both went 2-for-2 at the plate, while Corey Meyer had two RBIs.



Prep Golf

Cullman 179, Hayden 198: The Bearcats’ junior varsity golf team defeated Hayden’s varsity squad at Cullman Golf Course.

Justin Neal led Cullman with a 40, while Sylias Elliot fired a 45. Alan Blaylock shot 46 for the Bearcats, while Lee Maddox shot 48 and Colby Sandlin shot 51.

Good Hope wins tri-match: B.J. Albright shot a match-low 38 to lead Good Hope to a match win over Falkville and Cold Springs Wednesday at Chesley Oaks.

Dalton Sullivan followed Albright at 38, while Blake Lancaster finished at 41. Jordan Fulmer added a 42 for Good Hope, which recorded a team score of 160.

The Raiders play in the Hanceville Invitational Monday at Cullman Golf Course.

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