Lady Cougars secure two wins
SUMRALL – The Lawrence County Lady Cougars captured two wins in their season opener in Sumrall’s softball tournament.
The LCHS Lady Cougars edged the Sumrall Lady Bobcats 3-2 and blanked the Brookhaven Lady Panthers 3-0 in Saturday games.
“I am very proud of the way we executed at the plate today,” said Lawrence County coach Meleah Howard. “We did not have a lot of hits, but we did well getting our bats down and ran the bases well. Both of our pitchers threw really well for us.”
Lawrence Co. 3, Sumrall 2
Elizabeth Smith was the winning pitcher for the Lady Cougars with four strikeouts and three walks.
Morgan Aultman took the loss for the Lady Bobcats with two strikeouts and two walks.
Jamie Martin was the offensive leader at the plate with a double. Tierra Collins and Alyssa Pendergrass hit safely.
Brittney McCray and Kayla Munn powered Sumrall with a single each.
Lawrence Co. 3, Brookhaven 0
Jordan Harp tossed the win for Lawrence County with seven strikeouts and three walks.
Katherine Shell suffered the setback for Brookhaven with two strikeouts and one walk.
Jamie Martin paced the Lady Cougars offense with a double and a single. Maddox Kirkland ripped a single.
Tia Bussey directed the Lady Panthers with a single.
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