Lawrence Co. girls advance

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, October 10, 2007

COLLINSVILLE — The Lawrence County Lady Cougars took a giantstep forward in the Class 4A state slowpitch softball playoffsTuesday. They swept West Lauderdale 10-6 and 8-4.

The Lady Cougars (20-7) play at D’Iberville or Picayune Saturdayin the second round. It will be a best-of-three series.

“My leadoff batter (Shaina Starks) hit a home run in the firstgame,” said LCHS head coach Jill Haney. “That got us going.Everybody hit the ball well.”

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Bridgee Williams pitched both victories over WestLauderdale.

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