Wesson stays perfect in region; LS blows out BHS
Published 9:45 pm Friday, April 12, 2019
Here is a look at how area teams fared on Thursday high school softball action.
The Wesson Lady Cobras (17-2) finished off their Region 7-3A schedule with a perfect 6-0 record by whipping Port Gibson 19-1. Wesson is next scheduled to play at home against West Lincoln Monday at 6:15 p.m. The Lady Cobras are also scheduled to host a doubleheader Tuesday against Bogue Chitto with game one beginning at 5 p.m.
Against Port Gibson junior Katie Mcsweyn had a team high three hits. Natalie Bonds and Kyla Smith had two hits apiece for coach Michelle Nunnery. Bonds, Smith, Catherine Wilson and Bre Westbrook all hit a double each and Anne Claire Crow hit a triple for Wesson.
Smith and Mcsweyn combined to throw a no-hitter in the win.
Loyd Star, Brookhaven High
Coach Jan Delaughter and her Lady Hornets (19-4) won their eighth game in a row Thursday with an 18-1 win over Brookhaven High (10-12-1).
The Loyd Star 14-hit attack was led by a pair of grand slams from seniors Johnna Norman and Meagan Poole. Carson Hughey, Malori Cade, Aly Floyd and Aubrey Britt all had a pair of hits each for LS. Cade hit a triple and Hughey, Alyssa Leggett and Carly Beth Wallace had a double each, as well.
Hughey struck out two and gave up two hits on 77 pitches to pick up the win. Meg Foster and Emma Campbell each hit safely for BHS.
Brookhaven High hosts South Jones Monday at 6:15 p.m. Loyd Star is scheduled to host Lawrence County Tuesday.
Poplarville (10-9) scored four runs in the sixth inning to come from behind and beat Lawrence County 12-8 at home Thursday night.
The Lady Cougars (14-6) outhit Poplarville 15-8. The game was tied 8-8 after four innings before the Lady Hornets surged ahead.
Skyler Speights, Lily Stephens and Abbie Errington had three hits apiece for coach Marc Howard. Errington hit one double and Speights hit two. Abbey Turnage, Sydney Pevey, Raylee Ready, Anne-Claire Sistrunk and Alyssa Lambert all hit safely for the Lady Cougars.
Tuesday, the Enterprise Lady Yellow Jackets piled up 11 hits on their way to a 17-9 win over Natchez High. Winning pitcher Natalie Harris led the EAC attack with three hits and three RBIs. Ashlyn Bland had four RBIs for coach Trace Abdul-Hadi. Harris hit a double and a triple and Mallory Honea hit a double as well.
Kana Feltus, Hannah Jergins, Ruby Oberschmidt and Gracie Hudnall also all hit safely for the Lady Jackets. Enterprise host Magee for a doubleheader Tuesday beginning at 4 p.m.