Wesson Lady Cobras knock out Purvis in second round of softball playoffs

Published 10:12 pm Thursday, October 12, 2017

Wesson has made it to round three of softball playoffs.

It took the Lady Cobras eight innings and a grand slam Thursday to take down Purvis 16-12. Wesson won game two by a final score of 18-4, to advance to the third round of the playoffs.

Wesson Lady Cobras 16, Purvis Lady Tornados 12

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The Purvis Lady Tornados scored first, getting one run off  an RBI single. The Lady Cobras answered in their half of the first scoring five runs. Anna Clare Crow got the scoring started, blasting a two-run homerun. Amber Brinson followed with a homerun. Nikki Guess followed with a two-run homer before the Lady Tornados could get the final out.

The Lady Tornados brought themselves within one run, 5-4, in the second inning, scoring off a three-run homerun by Kaylee Carr. Wesson answered two of those runs in the bottom of the second as Brooke Jones hammered a two-run homerun.

Purvis scored one run in the fourth off a homerun by Katelyn Toney and added two more runs in the fifth as Kennedy Hudson belted a two-run homerun, tying the game at 7-all. The Lady Tornados broke the tie in the sixth inning, scoring four runs. Toney nailed a solo homerun. Sarah Ballard followed with an RBI double. Hudson hit a three-run homerun before the Lady Cobras were able to record the final out.

The Lady Cobras rallied in the sixth inning with a three-run homerun by Brinson. The Lady Cobras tied the game in the seventh inning off a two-run homerun by Shayln Green, bringing the score to 12-12 and sending the game into extra innings.

With one out and the bases loaded, Jones came up to the plate and crushed a grand slam, giving the Lady Cobras the 16-12 victory.

Lady Cobras 18,

Lady Tornados 4

The Lady Cobras’ bats continued to stay hot in game two, as they scored four runs in the first. Crow once again started the scoring for the Lady Cobras blasting a two-run home-run. Nikki Guess followed with a solo homerun.

The Lady Tornados managed one run in the first off an RBI single by Andee Robertson.

Wesson continued their scoring in the second when Brinson belted a three-run homerun. The Lady Cobras managed one run in third inning as Laynee Crapps hit a solo homer.

Purvis scored its final three runs of the game in the third inning, as Hudson nailed a three-run homerun. The Lady Cobras used a strong fourth inning to add to their lead, scoring five runs.

Brinson hit a homerun. Nikki Guess followed with a two-run homer. Crapps also hit a two-run homerun. The Lady Cobras put the game away in the fifth, scoring another five runs. Nikki Guess hit a two-run RBI single. Shelby Maxwell followed with a three-run homerun. Wesson took game two by a final score of 18-4.

Wesson will take on the winner of the Richland- NE Lauderdale game on Saturday in round three of the softball Class 2 playoffs.

By Dave Linton