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Wesson girls post key win over McLaurin

WESSON — Amanda Price and Dallas Jackson ripped 3 hits apieceThursday night to power the Wesson Lady Cobra slowpitch softballteam to a 12-2 division win over the McLaurin Lady Tigers.

The Cobras, coached by Hugh Webb, improved to 6-5 with thewin.

“We played really well,” said Webb. “We hit it well. I waspleased with our defense.”

McLaurin led 2-0 in the top of the first inning. Wesson cameback with 1 run in the bottom of the first to cut the deficit to2-1.

In the third inning, the Cobras exploded for seven runs thenadded 1 in the fifth and 3 in the seventh for the 10 runvictory.

The winning pitcher was Nikki McCardle with 2 strikeouts and 1walk. Absorbing the loss was Tiffany Brown with no strikeouts and 2walks.

Contributing to the Wesson win with 2 hits each were ChristinaFink and McCardle. Summer Rials, Ann Shelby Davis, Madison Rials,Leah Greer, Ceara Sturgis and Macie McQuage.

Junior varsity action

Wesson knocked off McLaurin 7-5 in JV action.

Laney McQuage (4-2) was the winning pitcher. Maddie Rials ledWesson with 2 hits.

Wesson plays Saturday in the Bogue Chitto tournament. The Cobrasbegin play at 9 a.m. against Cathedral.