Charles Henderson softball finishes second in tourney

Published 12:10 pm Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Charles Henderson’s softball team battled back from a tough start in the Dothan High School Tournament over the weekend to take second place and earn its first victories of the season.

The Trojans lost to Ashford High School, 8-7, in extra innings to open pool play of the tournament then fell to Daphne, 7-5 in a game of missed opportunities.

Charles Henderson defeated Providence Christian 8-5 on Saturday in the first round of bracket play. The Trojans then beat Daphne in a rematch, 8-6 to advance to the tournament championship game.

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Northview topped the Trojans 6-4 to take the tournament but head coach Robin Snyder was happy with the resolve of his team.

“I’m proud of how the girls played,” Snyder said, “They fought back several time throughout the tournament and did some good things.”

Charles Henderson is now 2-16-1 on the season. The Trojans play Rehobeth on March 27 and New Brockton March 29 both at home.