College Sports Roundup

Published 5:06 pm Friday, May 1, 2015

Editor’s note: Below is a compilation of the statistics and achievements for graduates of Chilton County area schools who now compete at the college level.

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Alex Campbell (Jemison 2013) delivered a one-hitter in a complete-game effort as the pitcher for the Wallace Community College – Selma baseball program (20-26) in a 2-1 triumph at home against Wallace Community College – Dothan (26-24) on April 23 in Selma.

For the season, the sophomore’s totaled a 4-4 record, two complete games, 46.1 innings pitched, 36 strikeouts and a 5.63 ERA through 13 appearances and 10 starts.

Cameron Cummings (Chilton County 2013) batted 1-for-1 and scored one run as an outfielder for the University of South Alabama (29-16) in a 2-1 triumph at home against Georgia State University (26-17) on April 26 in Mobile.

For the season, the sophomore’s provided 12 runs scored, three RBI, two stolen bases, one double and a .300 batting average.

Chance Calloway (Chilton County 2012) has totaled two appearances as a relief pitcher for the University of West Florida, which improved to 30-16 overall after collecting a 6-5 victory at home against Delta State University (22-16) on April 26 in Pensacola, Fla.

For the season, the junior’s totaled three innings, two strikeouts and a 12 ERA.

Craig Headley (Chilton County 2013) finished 4-for-4 from the plate with one run scored and one RBI as a catcher for Jefferson Davis Community College (20-27) in a 12-2 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader at home against Delgado Community College (28-13) on April 23 in Brewton.

In Game 2 of the series, the sophomore followed by batting 1-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI in a 12-2 victory.

For the season, he’s totaled 31 runs scored, 17 RBI, 15 doubles, six stolen bases, two triples, one home run and a .447 batting average.

James Ratliff (Chilton County 2014) has compiled six innings, four strikeouts and a 10.5 ERA through five appearances as a relief pitcher for Marion Military Institute.

Blake Teel (Chilton County 2014) collected a win after hurling three strikeouts and allowing two earned runs in a complete-game effort as the pitcher for Marion Military Institute (27-16) in a 7-2 triumph at home against Snead State Community College (12-25) on April 23 in Marion.

For the season, the freshman’s tallied a 5-1 record, three complete games, 52 innings, 16 strikeouts and a 2.6 ERA through nine starts.

Men’s golf

Forrest Knight (Chilton County 2013) has been an instrumental component all season for the No. 18 University of North Alabama men’s golf program, which qualified with the No. 9 seed to compete at the NCAA Division II South/Southeast Regional Tournament from May 4-6 in Dade City, Fla.

In his most recent competition, the sophomore clinched the No. 4 performance for the Lions at the Gulf South Conference Championships by placing 17th with a three-round score of 225 (80-74-71) from April 21-22 in Tunica, Miss.

This marked his first appearance since being named GSC Golfer of the Month on April 2 for his performances in March.

From March 9-10, he led UNA to placing 10th among the field of 18 teams at the Southeastern Collegiate Invitational after delivering a first-place finish with a total of 209 (72-67-69) in Valdosta, Ga.

He followed by securing medalist honors at the Argonaut Invitational with a score of 140 (68-72) in leading the Lions to victory among 16 teams from March 30-April 1 in Pensacola, Fla.


Brianna Cleckler (Chilton County 2013) has totaled 27 wins for the season after collecting two victories and two complete-game efforts as a pitcher for the Southern Union State Community College softball program since April 20.

On April 20, the sophomore fired two strikeouts and allowed three earned runs in a complete game performance for SUSCC (45-15) in an 8-4 triumph at Shelton State Community College (30-24) in Tuscaloosa.

She followed by hurling three strikeouts and allowing one earned run in a complete-game effort in a 3-1 sweep of Jefferson Davis Community College (32-29) on April 24 in Alabaster.

On April 26, she collected a third win by contributing five strikeouts and allowing two earned runs in a six-inning performance as a relief pitcher in an 8-4 victory against Central Alabama Community College (45-15) in Alabaster.

For the season, she’s compiled a 27-8 record, 27 complete games, 211.1 innings, 103 strikeouts and a 2.68 ERA through 36 appearances and 33 starts.

Shelby Lopez (Jemison 2012) batted 1-for-3 and added one RBI as a catcher for the University of Montevallo (21-31) in a 9-1 loss at Armstrong University (30-13) on April 24 in Milledgeville, Ga.

For the season, the junior’s totaled 17 runs scored, 10 stolen bases, nine RBI, four doubles, one triple and a .258 batting average.

Lauren Stewart (Chilton County 2012) is an outfielder for Spring Hill College, which is in the midst of a 10-game winning streak from April 1-11.

From April 14-18, the Badgers have had their past seven games cancelled due to rain.

In her most recent effort, she scored two runs and added one RBI for SHC (36-7) in a 12-0 sweep at Lemoyne-Owen College (1-16 on April 11 in Memphis.
For the season, she’s compiled 18 runs scored, 13 RBI, three home runs, three doubles and a .324 batting average.

Holly Watts (Chilton County 2014) finished 1-for-1 from the plate as an infielder for Southern Union Community College (45-15) in an 11-7 loss at home to Wallace State Community College – Hanceville (62-12) on April 26 in Alabaster.

For the season, the freshman’s tallied 13 RBI, six runs, five doubles, three home runs and a .326 batting average.

Women’s track and field

Lori Davis (Billingsley 2012) captured a title in the javelin at the Southwestern Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a launch of 126 feet, 9.25 inches for the Alabama State University women’s track and field program on April 24 in Huntsville.

Overall, the junior led the Hornets to clinch their sixth consecutive conference championship and 10th in program history.

For the season, she’s compiled a personal-best mark in the event of 138-7.75.

–Compiled by Christopher Graber