In the latest edition of the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s state high school softball rankings, Plainview posted at No. 3 and Fyffe appeared at No. 9 in the Class 3A.
Meanwhile, Fort Payne was selected as the No. 7-ranked team in 6A competition, rounding out DeKalb County’s state-ranked softball teams.
Plainview (16-2-1) carried an 11-game winning streak into spring break. The Bears’ wins included an 11-1 victory against Sylvania, a 15-0 shutout win against Brewer, a 14-0 win against Cedar Bluff and a 4-3 win against Pisgah.
The Bears wrapped up last week with a 3-0 showing. They had a 3-0 victory against Gibson Southern, a 14-2 triumph against McEwen and a 13-0 win against Hendersonville.
Fyffe (13-5-2) went 3-1 in a series of games Saturday. The Red Devils notched a 7-4 win and a 5-0 win against Arab. They added a 6-3 victory against Geraldine before taking an 8-1 loss to Etowah.
Fort Payne (17-2) picked up an 11-1 victory against Arab last Tuesday. The Wildcats constructed a seven-game winning streak prior to last week.