Muscle Shoals (30-4) fell behind early 5-0 before rallying for a 7-6 win against the Mars Hill Panthers Saturday afternoon.
Mars Hill (32-14) jumped on top with 2 runs in the second inning and 3 runs in the third before the Trojans starting chipping away with 2 runs of their own in the bottom of third and 3 runs in the 4th inning to tie the game at 5. Both teams plated a run in the sixth inning to set the stage for the climactic end.
With a runner on second base and 2 outs, Blakelyn Austin ended the game with a run-scoring double in the bottom of the seventh inning. Kailey Armstrong, Karlee Wallace, and Linzie Wilson all had 2 hits for the Trojans. Kaitlayn Trepanier pitched a scoreless seventh inning to get the victory.