Lady Cats splits doubleheader with Lady Green Wave
NATCHEZ – The Bogue Chitto Lady Cats were victorious in Game One Thursday night in fastpitch softball action with a 7-4 win over the Natchez Cathedral Lady Green Wave in Region 7-1A action.
In Game Two, The Natchez Cathedral Lady Green Wave bounced back to defeat the Bogue Chitto Lady Cats 9-3 to win the Region 7-1A crown.
The Lady Cats (10-7, 5-1) is scheduled to be in action today and Saturday as they participate in Loyd Star’s softball tournament.
Bogue Chitto 7, Cathedral 4
The Lady Cats and the Lady Green Wave provided a exciting softball game for the fans as both teams fought hard to secure first place in the division race.
Bogue Chitto managed to set the tone of the contest in the first inning as they took command to gain a 2-0 lead.
In the bottom of the second inning, Cathedral answered scoring one run to cut down BC’s lead at 2-1, by the Lady Cats responded in the top of the third inning by adding two more runs for a 4-2 lead.
Cathedral would score one run in the bottom of the third inning as BC lead 4-2.
In the last four innings of action, Bogue Chitto would outscored the Lady Green Wave 3-2 to secure a 7-4 win and secure first place in the division race.
Christian Black tossed the victory for the Lady Cats with six strikeouts and four walks.
Black was also the top hitter at the plate for Bogue Chitto with a double and a single. Mallory Allen provided two singles. Hitting safely were Karly Leake, Daley Roberts, Terrah Nelson
Natchez Cathedral 9, Bogue Chitto 3
The Natchez Cathedral Lady Green Wave started off Game Two strong and quickly grabbed a 3-0 lead.
The Lady Cats battled back scoring one run each in the top of the second and third innings to cut down Cathedral’s lead to 3-2.
After battling through a scoreless fourth inning, the Lady Green Wave outscored the Lady Cats 6-1 in the next two innings to secure the win in a seven-inning contest.
Alana Nettles suffered the setback on the rubber for the Lady Cats with three strikeouts and three walks. Codi Leggett (0K, 0BB) also saw some pitching action in relief.
Zariah Matthews and Nettles were the top sluggers for BC’s offense with two singles each. Mallory Allen, Karly Leake, Terrah Nelson and Christian Black hit safely.