Cougars run past BHS; BC piles it on
Here’s a look at how area slow-pitch softball teams fared Tuesday night.
Lawrence County, Brookhaven High
The Lawrence County Lady Cougars (6-4) used 18 hits to take a 16-3 win over Brookhaven High (8-6) Tuesday at Lady Panther Park.
BHS is back in action today at North Pike in another region game. The Lady Panthers also host their annual tournament on Saturday.
Tuesday LC got four home runs in the win, led by Sydney Pevey with two. Skyler Speights and Ashley Holden also hit four-baggers for coach Marc Howard. Gracie Hartzog and Raylee Ready added a double apiece.
Speights ended up with four RBIs while Holden and Pevey had three apiece. Jordyn Bridges also had two RBIs for the Lady Cougars.
LC took command of the game with a nine-run second inning.
Lulu Cook hit a home run to lead BHS and Kyja Willis added a triple. Cook had two RBIs and Kyla Henderson had one for coach Mandy Vinson. Kaysha Register, Meg Foster, Layla Woodall, and Lauren Coghlan all also hit safely for Brookhaven.
Coach Kris Smith and his Bogue Chitto Lady Bobcats (7-2) whipped Tylertown 12-0 on Tuesday. The Lady Cats host Franklin County tonight at 6 p.m.
Julie Anna Bartram hit a double for the Lady Cats and also added three RBIs. Lynsey Cooper added a pair of RBIs for BC. Julianna Frazier had three hits for Bogue Chitto while Codi Leggett, Alece Nettles, Kylie Chapman, and Cooper each had two hits apiece.
Kaycie Beth Wallace, Gracei Guynes, Shyann Jackson, Taylor Jackson, and Kaitlin Poole all hit safely for BC.
The win was the third straight for Bogue Chitto after they whipped Crystal Springs 19-9 last Thursday.