DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Members of the Loyd Star softball team hosting the first annual “Strike out Cancer” softball contest against Bogue Chitto is (front row from) Abagail Thornton, Jordan Kramer, Meagan Poole, Carlie Beth Wallace, Malori Cade, Aly Floyd, Tabby Wyant, Lesley Walker, Tamaria Townsend; (back row) Mackenzie Smith, Coach Bo Case, Madison Jones, Kelsie McCullough, Johnna Norman, Megan Norton, Ali Gartman, Christie Rose Patterson, Brooks Rushing, Julie Smith, Marley Poole, Coach Jan Delaughter and Katie West. Not pictured were Kaylea Smith and Raigan Smith.
Loyd Star coach Jan Delaughter and her Lady Hornets will host Bogue Chitto coach Scott Leggett and his Lady Cats for the their first annual “Strike out Cancer” softball game Friday night.
Both teams are combining together to make a donation to the American Cancer Society. The girls are asking for donations if anyone is interested in donating to the cause.
Loyd Star and Bogue Chitto have purchase purple shirts for the special cause to honor everyone that has or currently battling cancer of any type.
Coach Delaughter stated that the contest will be played on Friday with junior varsity starting first at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity game at 6:30, if weather permits.
If weather does cancel Friday contest, then the game will be played Saturday afternoon.
Everyone is invited to wear purple and come enjoy a great game. The event will recognize all cancer survivors and cancer patients. The schools encourage everyone to wear PURPLE on Friday.
DAILY LEADER / MARTY ALBRIGHT / Members of the Bogue Chitto softball team competing in the “Strike out Cancer” contest against Loyd Star is (front row from) Cherie Savoie, Destiny Wallace, Karly Leake, Reagan Kirkland; (second row) Brooke Myers, Ta’Neshia May, Baileigh Jackson, T’Asia Black, Payton Barron; (third row) Lineka Newson, Christian Black, Zariah Matthews, Stevie Montgomery, Codi Leggett; (fourth row) Daley Roberts, Alana Nettles, Mallory Allen, Colby Kirkland; (back row) Coach Scott Leggett, Knox Leggett, Coach Denise Leggett, Alyssa Leggett, Blaine Myers. Not pictured is Terrah Nelson.