Local high schools celebrate graduation

Pictured are the Top 10 Seniors by Grade Point Average (GPA) of the Fayette County High School 2023 graduating class. From left, seated: Mary Kensley Lister (first), Celie Cowart (second), Claire Holliman (third), Brian Watts (fourth) and Lauren Seale (fifth). Standing: Sierra Stevenson (sixth), Kaleb Evans (seventh), Blake Johnson (eighth), Lauren Ballinger (ninth) and Jackson Kimbrell (10th).

Local area high schools will celebrate graduation this week. Berry will hold its graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m., while Hubbertville’s graduation will be Thursday, May 18 at 8 p.m. The graduation for Fayette County High School will be Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.

Area high school softball

Kylee Dunn is pictured getting a hit for Hubbertville.

On Wednesday, April 12, the Berry High School softball team defeated University Charter School by the score of 9-8. Kyrssa Fields pitched a complete seven-inning game to earn the win for the Lady Wildcats. Fields allowed seven hits and struck out nine batters to earn the victory.


Lady Lions win tournament

The Lady Lions finished first in the Hubbertville Round-Robin Softball Tournament, held on Saturday, March 18. Prior to the tournament, Hubbertville lost to Winston County by the score of 19-9. Nevaeh Hoobler started the game at pitcher for the Lady Lions and suffered the loss. No other stats were available for the game.