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Lady Panthers dust W. Jones

LAUREL — The Brookhaven Lady Panthers knocked off West Jones7-3 in fastpitch softball action Thursday night. Ashley Sykes(10-4, 3-3) posted the win with 4 strikeouts and 2 walks.

At the plate, Allyson Wallace led with a double and a single for3RBI. Terri Hodges singled twice. Tripling was Brittany Smith.Taylor Crane doubled. Sykes, Kayla Prince and Megan Tusseysingled.

Junior varsity

West Jones stomped Brookhaven 10-2. The losing hurler wasBrittany Smith (2-3).

Brookhaven hosts Franklin County and McComb for a softballtournament Saturday at the Hansel King Sportsplex. Brookhaven playsFranklin County at 10 a.m., McComb meets Franklin County at noonand Brookhaven tangles with McComb at 2 p.m.