Hodges leads Ole Brook towin over Lawrence Co.

Published 5:00 am Monday, March 10, 2008

Senior pitcher Terri Hodges fanned 12 batters and allowed nowalks Thursday night to lead the host Brookhaven Lady Panthers to a5-1 division win over the Lawrence County Lady Cougars.

Absorbing the loss was Jessica Alexander with 5 strikeouts and 3walks.

Brookhaven participates in the Clinton Tournament Saturday.Lawrence County invades Petal.

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“We started off fast and held on at the end,” said Brookhavencoach Chad Walker. “Terri pitched an outstanding game.”

Brookhaven went up 3-0 in the first inning and added 2 more runsin the third for the 5-0 lead. Lawrence County scored its only runin the top of the seventh.

Sparking the Lady Panthers with a double and a single wasSabrina Delaughter. Katie Stewart doubled. Brittany Bateman, StevieWright and Hodges singled.

“It was a great game,” said Lawrence County coach BeronicaStringfellow. “Terri Hodges pitched a good game. We shut downBrookhaven as the game went on. But we waited too late on ourhitting to come back.”

Sage Mabile led the Lady Cougars with a double. Kate Davis hitsafely.

Junior varsity action

Lawrence County knocked off Brookhaven 7-4. Megan Brown was theinning pitcher with 3 strikeouts and 3 walks. Brooke Hosick tookthe loss with 2 strikeouts and 7 walks.

Madeline Delaughter led Brookhaven with a triple. Dana Herringand Eric Bridwell doubled. Sarah Ayers and Hosick singled.

Leading Lawrence Count with a double and a single was KaylaBoyd. Mary Marget McLaurin doubled. Brown singled twice. DaphneArmstrong, Destiny Jackson and Macy Givens singled.