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Lawrence Co. blanks Bogue Chitto

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Lawrence County's Cierra Horton provides the offensive spark to help the Lady Cougars beat Bogue Chitto.

DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Lawrence County’s Cierra Horton provides the offensive spark to help the Lady Cougars beat Bogue Chitto.

MONTICELLO – The Lawrence County Lady Cougars cruised past the Bogue Chitto Lady Cats 10-0 Thursday night in slowpitch softball action.

“We came out hitting the ball and played good defense,” said LCHS coach Meleah Howard. “We are more than district champs if we continue to put those two things together.”

The Lady Cats (13-8, 3-1) continue action Saturday. BC will travel to Summit to participate in North Pike’s softball tournament. Bogue Chitto battles North Pike at 10 a.m. and Madison Central at 11:15.

The Lady Cougars (19-2-1, 5-1) were originally scheduled to host Wesson, Monday, but the Cobras had to cancel to make up a division game. Lawrence County will return to action Thursday when they visit West Lincoln to battle the Lady Bears. Junior varsity begins at 5 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6.

Lawrence Co. 10, Bogue Chitto 0 

The LCHS Lady Cougars came out and overpowered Bogue Chitto on offense and defense. Lawrence County out hit the Lady Cats 12-4 in five innings of work.

Barri Rogers was the winning pitcher for the Lady Cougars with one strikeout and two walks.

Brooke Myers suffered the setback for BC with no strikeouts and three walks.

Right fielder Cierra Horton provided the offensive spark to lead LCHS with a double, two singles and six RBI’s. Alyssa Pendergrass and Jamie Martin fueled the flames with a pair of singles. Hitting safely were Madison Hyde, Jazmin Thomas, Alexsundria Thomas, Lexie Johnson and Callie Fortenberry.

Senior first baseman Alexis Givens directed the Lady Cats’ offense with two singles. Colby Kirkland and Terrah Nelson contributed a single apiece.

“We played horrible offensively and defensively,” said BC coach Scott Leggett.

In JV action, Lawrence County edged Bogue Chitto 4-3.

Cheyenne Long tossed the victory for the Lady Cougars with two strikeouts and no walks.

Lauren McCaffrey absorbed the setback for the Lady Cats with no strikeouts and two walks.

Alyssa Lambert was the offensive leader for LCHS with a double and a single. Josey Nations, Tyranisha Davis, Ally Columbia Anderson and Long hit safely.

Marshonikique Blackwell paced BC’s offense with three singles. Hitting safely were Daley Roberts, Jaide McKinney, Reagan Kirkland and Karly Leake.