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Wesson blanks Jefferson County

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Wesson's Justin Boone provides a great hit in Tuesday action against Jefferson County.

DAILY LEADER / TRACY FISCHER / Wesson’s Justin Boone provides a great hit in Tuesday action against Jefferson County.

WESSON -The Wesson Cobras hosted the Jefferson County Tigers Tuesday night. The Cobras defeated the Tigers with final score of 11-0.

Wesson will face the Tigers again today at Wesson. Game time is 6:00 PM.

Wesson 11, Jefferson County 0 

The Wesson Cobras dominated the Jefferson County Tigers Tuesday night in district play. The Cobras racked the runs on the scoreboard to finish the night with an 11-0 win in five innings of action.

Cobras’ pitcher, Mack Smith, was untouchable as no Jefferson County batters were able to locate Smith’s pitches during the game. Smith threw a no-hitter, striking out eight batters and walking none while recording his momentous feat. Smith also assisted with three outs on first base.

Wesson offense exploded in the second inning as the Cobras’ bats caught fire to gain an six run advantage. Cobras scored in the second on an RBI double by Mac McQuage, an RBI double by Ryan Traxler, a walk by Jimmie McQuage, and a two-run single by Preston Middleton.

Cobras’ Preston Middleton, McQuage, Traxler and Smith combined for nine hits and six RBIs.

Cobras tacked on another three runs in the third inning with a clutch score by McQuage to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Smith’s single, scoring Traxler and Jeremy Smith.

Cobras increased its lead with two runs in the fourth inning. McQuage’s double got things going, plating Peyton Burns. That was followed up by Max Daughdrill’s single, scoring McQuage.

Preston Middleton ended up being the top hitter for the Cobras with a double and two singles. Mac McQuage and Ryan Traxler both hit a double and single each. Jimmie McQuage was a top fielder with five outs on first base.

Tiger’s pitcher, Josh Day, averaged one strike out and five walks. J. Claiborne was top fielder for the Tigers with four catches in center field.