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Wesson clobbers South Pike

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Wesson's Abby Meredith collects one of her two hard hits against South Pike Thursday night.

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Wesson’s Abby Meredith collects one of her two hard hits against South Pike Thursday night.

WESSON -The Wesson Lady Cobras (12-3-1) hosted the South Pike Lady Eagles Thursday night. The Lady Cobras caged the Lady Eagles with a blowout 20-1 win.

The Lady Cobras will travel to Foxworth today to play West Marion. Junior Varsity softball starts at 5p.m. and varsity softball play starts at 6 p.m.

Wesson 20, South Pike 1 

The Lady Cobras struck hard against the Lady Eagles Thursday night and racked up another win with a final score of 20-1. Wesson controlled the diamond and ran the bases the entire game.

Wesson coach Jackie Johnson stated, “We played good defense and hit the ball well. We are ready to play another district game against West Marion Friday night.”

Lady Cobras’ pitcher Hailey Chassion had three strikeouts, three walks and fielded one out. Closing pitcher Amber Brinson walked three batters and fielded one out.

Wesson’s top batter was Sabria Green who hit a triple and an inside park homerun and averaged 4 RBIs. Abby Meredith hit a triple and a double and averaged three RBIs. Wesson also got hits from the following: Harmoni Ashley- triple (RBI-2), Bailey Middleton- double (RBI-1) and Kayla Britt- single (RBI-2).

Lady Eagles’ pitcher, MyNeka Frazier, walked eight batters against the heavy hitting Lady Cobras. Even though South Pike played a no hitter, they took advantage of one of the few errors by the Lady Cobras to get one runner home.

In junior varsity action,  The Lady Cobras beat the Lady Eagles to claim a 10-4 win Thursday afternoon.

Pitcher Amber Brinson threw four strikeouts and walked eight. Mary Beth Munn pitched in the third inning and averaged one strikeout and two walks.

Top hitter for Wesson was Melody Ashley who ripped a double. Kaitlyn Smith and Amber Brinson both hit singles.

Lady Eagles’ pitcher, Kimberly Smith, averaged eight walks. South Pike managed to get 4 runs on the scoreboard by taking advantage of a streak of batters on base by the Lady Cobras’ pitchers.