Lady Bears debut Saturday

Published 5:00 am Friday, August 14, 2009

The West Lincoln Lady Bears slowpitch softball team kicks offthe 2009 season hosting a 4-team tournament Saturday. The tourneybegins at 10 a.m. with West Lincoln facing McComb in the opener. At11:30, Enterprise faces Lawrence County. The losers play at 1 p.m.and the winners at 2.

West Lincoln, under head coach Andrew Redd, finished the 2008season with a 26-10 record and were runner-ups in the statetournament.

“Some of our starters are back,” said Redd. “We’ve gotexperience to play and subs to hit and play the field. Our districtwill be strong with Bogue Chitto and Cathedral. We have a very goodchance to do well this year.”

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Returning seniors include Ashley McCaffery, Keri Easley, TaylorCrews, Rebecca Reeves, Kayla Beth Rushing, Stephanie Smith andHannah Knouse.

Juniors back are Alexis Cook, Karli Herrington, JessicaFranklin, Haley Ainsworth and Katie Mullins.

West Lincoln Roster

SENIORS: Ashley McCaffery, Keri Easley, Taylor Crews, RebeccaReeves, Kayla Beth Rushing, Stephanie Smith, Hannah Knouse.

JUNIORS: Alexis Cook, Karli Herrington, Jessica Franklin, HaleyAinsworth, Katie Mullins.

SOPHOMORES: Marisa Pruski, Beth Montgomery.

FRESHMAN: Courtney Carroll.

8th GRADE: Sabrina Wallace, Heather Moak, Bentley Sills, KatelynRoberts, Karley Smith, Peyton Mullins.

7TH GRADE: Brianna Fauver, Malori Hall, Micah Redd.

MANAGER; Karlee Rushing.

West Lincoln Schedule


15 – West Lincoln Classic. 18 – at McComb. 20 – North Pike. 22 -at Wesson. 24 – Enterprise. 27 – at Enterprise. 29 – Lincoln CountyTournament at Bogue Chitto.


1 – at North Pike. 8 – Cathedral. 10 – at Brookhaven. 12 – atMcComb Tournament. 14 – at Bogue Chitto. 17 – Brookhaven. 19 – atLawrence County. 21 – at Cathedral. 24 – Bogue Chitto. 26 – atBrookhaven Tournament.


1 – Wesson. 6 – 1st Round South. 10 – 2nd Round South. 13 -South State Finals. 17 – State Finals.