Lady Wolves collect big wins over Lady Bobcats

Published 6:47 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2010

WESSON – The Co-Lin Lady Wolves handed the Jones County LadyBobcats a pair of South Division softball loss Tuesday night.Co-Lin won the opener 10-2 and 3-0 in the finale.

Co-Lin (17-10) entertains Southwest Thursday for a divisiontwinbill, beginning at 4 p.m. with the first game.

Co-Lin 10, Jones Co. 2

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The Lady Wolves scored 2 runs in the first inning. Left fielderDee-Dee Walker singled and later scored on Haley Sones double toleft field. Terri Hodges followed with a RBI single.

Monea Cameron doubled in the second inning and later scored onKatie Stewart’s ground out.

In the third, the Wolves batted around, scoring 5 runs, highlightedby back-to-back 2RBI doubles by Erin Rutland and Walker.

Daniel Wilson smashed a solo homer in the fourth, stretching thelead to 9-2.

In the sixth, Walker tripled to left center and scored as the throwto third went into the dugout, ending the game by the 8-runrule.

“It was a good win for us, against an improved Jones squad,” saidCo-Lin head softball coach Allen Kent. “We swung the bats well anddidn’t leave many runners. I was proud of our offensiveeffort.”

Freshman Bethany Pinkston posted the win, scattering 5 hits,Pinkston struck out 10 batters and walked four, allowing 1 earnedrun.

Walker tripled, double, singles and reached on an error to lead theWolves hitting attack. Wilson doubled, homered and scored twice.Monea Cameron double, single, scored twice and drove in a run.Lakin Lockhart added a single.

Co-Lin 3, Jones Co. 0

Co-Lin struck first as Walker lead off with a single and advancedon a sacrifice bunt by Terri Hodges. Wilson followed with an RBIsingle to center.

In the second, Lakin Lockhart singled then scored on Debra Hamor’sbloop single to center.

Co-Lin added an insurance run in the sixth. Cameron reach first ona bunt single. She stole second and advanced to third on agroundout. Holli Smith laid down a suicide squeeze bunt, scoringCameron and stretching the lead to 3-0.

Pinkston went the distance (17-5), striking out 13 batters, walking3 and allowing 3 hits.

Wilson was 3-for-3 with a double and 2 singles. Walker, Cameron andHamer each collected 2 hits.

“It was good to win two,” added Kent. “We needed these to get usback in the hunt for the playoffs, raising our division mark to4-4.”