BC blanks Lady Panthers

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 22, 2009

BOGUE CHITTO – Scratching out just four hits, the Bogue ChittoLady ‘Cats managed to score enough runs and shut out Brookhaven’sLady Panthers 4-0 Monday in slowpitch softball action. The LadyPanthers outhit BC 10-4 but committed 2 costly errors.

Brookhaven (4-14) hosts McComb today for its first region 5Agame. The junior varsity starts at 5 p.m., followed by the varsityat 6 at the Lady Panthers Softball Complex.

Bogue Chitto (10-7, 2-0) hosts West Lincoln today for a region1A varsity game, starting at 6.

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“Our defense played well and we managed to get key hits withrunners on base,” said Bogue Chitto coach Scott Leggett. He watchedhis ‘Cats score 1 run in the second inning and 3 more in thefifth.

Singles by Rheagan Welch, Josie Porter, Darcy Miller andAdrienne Wallace accounted for BC’s hits.

On the mound, Kerri McGehee (2 K, 0 BB) picked up the win.

“We just didn’t play very well,” said Ole Brook coach LisaCovington. Her team was led by Dana Herring’s 3 singles. ShareekaHill singled twice.

Losing pitcher Emily Freeman fanned 1 batter and struck out7.

Junior Varsity Action

In the JV game, Bogue Chitto clipped BHS 2-1. Darcy Miller (2 K,2 BB) was the winning pitcher. Erica Bridwell (2 K, 2 BB) took theloss.

At the plate, singles by Kaylie Crosby, Marshonikique Blackwell,Hailey Estess and Shelby Crosby directed BC.

BHS got 2 singles from Carlee Mixon. Katie Grace Culpepper,Molly Allen, Alyson Speaks, Dana Herring and Carlie Ballard alsohit safely.