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Lady ‘Cats rally by Lady Bears

The Bogue Chitto Lady ‘Cats rallied for three runs in the top ofthe seventh inning to take a 5-3 win over the host West LincolnLady Bears Thursday night in slowpitch softball action.

Blaine Myers was the winning pitcher with no strikeouts and onewalks. Shelby Lofton took the loss, fanning one batter and walkingthree.

Bogue Chitto ripped 11 hits and West Lincoln collected 10. TheBears committed seven errors to the ‘Cats none.

“It was a good win,” said Bogue Chitto coach Scott Leggett. “We hitwhen we needed to for the win. I was proud of my seniors as theystepped up. Jessie Miller had a huge hit for us.”

Myers doubled and singled for the ‘Cats. Caitlyn Owen and JessieMiller collected 2 singles apiece. Doubling was Kelli Howard. JosiePorter, Morgan Roberts, Bradi Davis and Mikki MItchell singled.

Miller’s single in the seventh inning helped spark the rally forthe comeback win for Bogue Chitto.

Bogue Chitto led 2-0 at the top of the third inning. West Lincolncollected 3 runs in the bottom for the 3-2 lead and held on untilthe top of the seventh.

“We’ve got to cut out our errors,” said West Lincoln coach AndrewRedd. “We will not win in district making those errors.”

The Bears got 2 singles each from Ashley McCaffery and HannahKnouse. Hitting safely were Julie Case, Alexis Cook, Holli Smith,Stephanie Smith, Karli Herrington and Lofton.

Junior varsity action

West Lincoln knocked off Bogue Chitto inthe JV game.

Jessica Franklin got the win with 2 strikeouts and 3 walks. MorganRoberts took the loss with no strikeouts and 3 walks.

Makayla Smith, Karli Herrington and Taylor Crews led the Bears with2 singles apiece. Hitting safely were Katie Mullins, JessicaFranklin, Marissa Pruski, Taylor Lofton and Anna Smith.

The Cats got a pair of singles from Haley Estess. Adrienne Wallace,Toy Smith, Amanda Owen, Roberts and Kerri McGehee singled.

Bogue Chitto hosts Natchez Cathedral Monday night. West Lincoln hasa varsity game at Vicksburg St. Aloysius.