Alabama rolls in softball and Tide ebbs in baseball

While Alabama’s baseball team languishes, the University of Alabama’s softball team is dominating. The softball team defeated Ole Miss 10-7 to improve to a blazing 24-0 record 5-0 in SEC play. The SEC Digital Network player allows you to watch video highlights of the game. Scroll down to read more about the game and the state of this year’s softball team.

The Rebels took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but Alabama came back with two runs in the bottom of the first. Ole Miss responded in the top of the second with a run to tie the game. Alabama exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fifth and two runs in the bottom of the third. From there, Alabama held on as Ole Miss posted five runs in the fifth inning. Alabama’s Amanda Locke notched the win with Lauren Sewell earning the save.

So far this season, Alabama’s softball team has been phenomenal early in games by scoring a total of 46 runs in the first inning, 40 runs in the second, 30 runs in the third and 25 runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings and six runs in the seventh inning.

Attendance at the softball game Saturday was 3,261. Attendance so far this season has averaged 1,953 at home for a total of 23,443.

The Alabama baseball team fell to Arkansas 8-4. This drops Alabama to 8-11 overall and 0-2 in SEC play for the 2012 season. You can watch highlights of the game in the embedded video player.