CLASS AAA STATE TOURNAMENT SECOND ROUND CAPSULE
Sonoraville (18-15) at Morgan County (16-18)
SERIES INFO: The series will begin with a doubleheader on Wednesday starting at 4:30 p.m. If a Game 3 is necessary, it will be played on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
SEEDS: Sonoraville is the No. 4 seed from Region 6-AAA; Morgan County is the No. 3 seed from Region 8-AAA.
STATE RANKINGS: Sonoraville – No. 8 in the MaxPreps Class AAA rankings; Morgan County – No. 26.
SONORAVILLE INFO: The Lady Phoenix snapped a four-game losing streak at the right time with a sweep (2-0, 7-0) of Lovett in the first round thanks to strong pitching by Kristen Davis and Alyssa Hughes. …They are attempting to get back to the Elite Eight in Columbus for the second time in three years and are also looking for a measure of revenge after it was Morgan County who eliminated them in the first round of State last year. …The two shutouts in the first round pushed the total for the year to seven, and Sonoraville pitchers have allowed two or fewer runs 11 times this season.
MORGAN COUNTY INFO: The Lady Bulldogs have won eight of their last 11 after an up and down first half of their season. They swept GAC in the first round with 9-2, 8-0 victories. …They have been to the Elite Eight the last two seasons, finishing as State runner-up to Calhoun in 2015, and have been to the second round the last four seasons. …Morgan County’s bats have had some big days this season, scoring eight or more runs 14 times, and their pitching staff has allowed two or fewer runs 11 times.