Lady ‘Cats clip Wesson

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, August 5, 2008

BOGUE CHITTO – The Bogue Chitto Lady ‘Cats survived a 3-houroffensive show Monday night and edged Wesson’s Lady Cobras 17-14 ina slowpitch softball game. The contest featured 29 hits and 9errors in 7 innings.

“We had too many errors (5) but we kept our composure with ourhitting,” said Bogue Chitto coach Scott Leggett. “Wesson hits theball extremely well but our hits were timely hits. It was a verycompetitive game.”

Leggett’s girls erased a 12-6, fourth-inning deficit to beat Wessonand remain undefeated in 2 games. The ‘Cats rallied for 7 runs inthe bottom of the fourth and led 13-12. They added 4 insurance runsin the sixth to lead 17-12.

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Leading BC’s 9-hit attack were Kelli Howard and Chris May with 2hits apiece.

Wesson coach Hugh Webb and his Cobras were disappointed by thedefeat. “If you have 20 hits, you should win the game. But weallowed 13 walks and they took advantage of them.”

Wesson’s pitchers had control problems. Christine Fink (O K, 2 BB)took the loss in relief of Dallas Jackson . Laney McQuage (0 K, 8BB) started on the mound. Dallas Jackson (0 K, 5 BB) also sawaction.

Offensively, Wesson (0-3) got 3 hits apiece from Summer Rials,Madison Rials and Ann Shelby Davis. Two hits were added by MacieMcQuage, Leah Greer and Jackson as they took a 7-2, third-inningadvantage.,

Darcy Miller (0 K, 0 BB) pitched the win in relief, replacingBlaine Myers (0 K, 3 BB) in the fifth.

MAC Signs Of Fame

A dedication ceremony, recognizing Bogue Chitto’s all-star softballplayers selected by the Mississippi Association of Coaches since1987, will be held Friday night, prior to Bogue Chitto’s home gameagainst North Pike. The All-Star signs, listing BC players, havebeen erected behind the outfield fence,

Junior Varsity Results

Wesson beat Bogue Chitto 4-2 in the preliminary JV game as DallasJackson (1 K, 4 BB) pitched the win. Kerri McGehee (4 K, 3 BB) wasthe losing pitcher.

At the plate, 2 singles by Macie McQuage led Wesson. Hannah Brownand Shantay Walker doubled. Lychriss Harris and Maddy Rialssingled.

The ‘Cats got singles from Heather Miller, Hailey Estess, AdrienneHall and McGehee,