Lady Bears win tourney
The West Lincoln Lady Bears hosted a successful tournament Saturday in slowpitch softball action.
The Lady Bears swept three games to win the tournament. They defeated the Wesson Lady Cobras 13-7, the McComb Lady Tigers 8-0 and the Bogue Chitto Lady Cats 4-3.
“Glad to get three wins,” said West Lincoln coach Andrew Redd. “The girls did a better job hitting the ball, but we still need to improve a lot on offense.”
West Lincoln (7-4-1) returns to action Tuesday, visiting Meadville to battle the Franklin County Lady Bulldogs. Junior varsity begins at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 6:30.
W. Lincoln 13, Wesson 7
Heather Moak was the winning pitcher in all three games. In Game one, she struck out two batters with no walks. In games two and three, Moak had one strikeout and two walks.
Cheyenne Gladden suffered the setback for Wesson with no strikeouts and two walks.
Heather Moak provided the offensive charge to lead the Lady Bears with double and three singles. Layton Sills and Micah Redd contributed three singles apiece. Malori Hall and Bentley Sills ripped a double and a single each. Hanna Moak and Alli Mullins had a pair of singles. Hitting safely were Destiny Allen and Anna Brook Davis.
Kaitlyn Smith sparked the Lady Cobras (8-3) offense with a home run and a double. Kayla Britt fueled the flames with a double and two singles. Bailey Middleton helped with a double and a single. Gladden had a double. Harmoni Ashley, Amber Brinson and Anna Speight hit safely.
W. Lincoln 8, McComb 0
Leyton Terrell took the loss for the Lady Tigers with no strikeouts and one walk.
Redd paced West Lincoln at the plate with three singles. Layton Sills, Bentley Sills and Hall contributed a pair of singles. Heather Moak had a double. Breanna Fauver, Peyton White, Hanna Moak and Allen hit safely.
McComb received singles from Bethany Davis and Ashley Bonds to lead the Lady Tigers.
W. Lincoln 4, Bogue Chitto 3
The Lady Bears and Lady Cats provided another defensive bout after playing last Thursday. Both teams fought hard to force extra innings as the Lady Bears managed to edge BC in eight-innings of action.
Brooke Myers absorbed the setback for BC (7-3) with no strikeouts and four walks.
Layton Sills, Heather Moak, Redd, Mullins and Fauver were the offensive leaders for the Lady Bears with two singles apiece. Hanna Moak provided a double. Hitting safely were Bentley Sills and Allen.
Christian Black directed the charge at the plate for the Lady Cats with a homerun and a single. Mattie Avants helped with three singles. Mallory Allen, Jorfan McKinney, Terrah Nelson, Alana Nettles, Marshonikique Blackwell and Myers hit safely.