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Lady ‘Cats turn back Tylertown

BOGUE CHITTO — Defense proved decisive as the Bogue Chitto Lady’Cats turned back Tylertown 6-3 Monday in a sweat-soaked slowpitchsoftball contest. The Lady Chiefs made 3 costly errors in theloss.

Bogue Chitto (3-0) remains unbeaten and hosts North PikeThursday. Action begins with a junior varsity game at 5, followedby the varsity at 6.

“We were fortunate to win this game,” said BC boss ScottLeggett. “Tylertown outhit us big time.

“We made some great defensive plays,” Leggett pointed out. “Ourdefense won the game for us.”

Bogue Chitto 6, Tylertown 3

Chelsey Miller (1-0) pitched the varsity victory. She fanned 4batters and walked 3.

Virginia Thomas struck out 2 and walked 1 in a losing cause.

At the plate, BC finished with 6 hits, sparked by Meleah Brownwho homered and singled. Jessie Miller singled twice and CandaceAvants doubled. Kelli Howard singled.

Tylertown collected 12 hits but only plated 3 runs. Two hits byJasmine Clements, Cornelia Thornton, Octavia Beardon and StephanieDillon led the attack.

The Lady ‘Cats scored 4 runs in the bottom of the third, takinga 4-1 lead. They added 2 more runs in the sixth.

JV results,

In the junior varsity game, Bogue Chitto posted a 10-5 triumph.Mikki Mitchell (1-0) got the win, striking out 2 batters…

“Our JV did a good job,” said Leggett. “I’m proud of theireffort.”

Singles by Bradi Davis, Kim Thomas, Josie Porter, Chris May,Holly Miller, Hannah Nichols, Morgan Roberts, Darcy Miller andMitchell sparked the offense as the Lady ‘Cats took a 10-1 lead inthe fourth.