Wesson girls blank W. Lincoln

Published 8:00 pm Friday, March 1, 2013

WESSON – Senior pitcher Abbey Smith authored a 4-hit shutout and Wesson’s Lady Cobras posted a 3-0 Thursday night fastpitch win against West Lincoln’s Lady Bears. Smith struck out 5 batters and walked none

Wesson, coached by Jackie Johnson, resumes play Saturday in the Franklin County Tournament. Coach Andrew Redd’s West Lincoln team is at Loyd Star tomorrow for the Lincoln County Tournament.

Two singles apiece by Sarah Robinson and Smith sparked Wesson (1-1) at the plate. Bailey Middleton, Ashton Newman, Taylor Smith, Hanna Brown, Kayla Britt and Macie McQuage helped the Cobras take a 1-0, second-inning lead and score twice more in the fifth.

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Micah Redd (0K, 2BB) was the losing pitcher.

The Lady Bears got singles from Redd, Layton Sills, Heather Moak and Karlee Smith.

Junior Varsity Results

Wesson prevailed 4-3 in the JV game as Amber Brinson pitched the win.

Singles by Brooke Page and Mary Beth Munn led Wesson.