Lady Cats claw Bulldogs

Published 8:13 pm Friday, September 3, 2010

BOGUE CHITTO – In a late inning rally, Bogue Chitto Lady Bobcatsheld off the Franklin County Lady Bulldogs to take the win Thursdaynight in slowpitch softball action.

The Lady Cats (9-1) will host the McComb Lady Tigers Saturday fortwo varsity games. The first game will begin at 11 a.m. The LadyBulldogs will resume play hosting McComb Tuesday night starting at5:30 p.m.

BC 5, FC 4

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Kerri McGehee provided a strong pitching performance collecting onestrikeout and allowing one walk for the Cats.

“We got the hits when we needed them,” said BC head coach ScottLeggett. “We made a couple of mistakes on defense but overall I wasglad of our effort.”

Mildred Starks absorbed the loss for the Bulldogs providing nostrikeouts and no walks.

Mattie Avants led the Bogue Chitto offensive attack with threesingles. Darcy Miller also contributed two singles. Hitting safelywere Adrienne Wallace, Josie Porter, Rheagan Welch, Bradi Davis,Kaylie Crosby and McGehee.

Franklin County (5-4) was led by Keke Collins and Tammy Alexanderwith a double and a single apiece. Destiny Dedeaux provided twosingles. Hitting safely were Allison Hauer, Kenyatta Hunt andStarks.

“It is always a battle between us and Bogue Chitto when we play,”said FC head coach Dana Smith. “We knew coming in we got to hit theball against BC. Defensively, we had a couple of miscues that costus runs.”

In JV action, BC crushed the Lady Bulldogs 8-0. Shelby Crosbypitched the shutout for the Lady Cats collecting three strikeoutsand allowing two walks.

Bogue Chitto was led by Alana Nettles, Mallory Allen, ChristenBlack, Heather Miller, Colby Kirkland, Marshonikique Blackwell,Lauren Wallace and Kacey Leggett with a single each.

Franklin County collected singles from Kiarra Sykes, Hayle McKinnyand Kym McDowell.