Lawrence Co. slugs T’town

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, August 31, 2004

MONTICELLO — Emily Smith slugged two home runs and the LawrenceCounty Lady Cougars smashed Tylertown’s Lady Chiefs 18-8 Monday inslowpitch softball action. Smith and Jessica Johnson both had threehits in the victory.

Kaila Givens (6-2) pitched the victory. Virginia Thomas absorbedthe loss.

The Lady Cougars exploded for 13 first-inning runs and led 17-3after 2 frames.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

At the plate, Soni Smith tripled and doubled for LCHS. Two hitswere provided by Cori Walker and Ryane Garrett. Lorrin Baker,Rhianna Garrett, Kenyachta Myers, Ellie Fairburn and Maygan McCloudsingled.

Tylertown got a home run from Luby James. Cornelia Thorntontripled. Two hits were collected by Erin Willoughby, JasmineClements and James.

In the JV game, Lawrence County won 16-2.

The Lady Cougars resume play Thursday, hosting South Pike fordivision action. The JV game starts at 6 p.m., followed by thevarsity at 7.