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TOURNAMENT

By Staff
The Meridian Star is happy to run youth league softball and baseball results that are turned into the sports department in a timely manner. Report sheets can be picked up at The Meridian Star sports department or leagues can develop their own information sheets. The information can be faxed to The Star (485-1275), brought by the sports department, or mailed (P.O. Box 1591, Meridian, Miss. 39302). The names will be spelled as they appear on the scoresheets. For more information on how to get your league's information in The Star, contact Stephanie Denham at 693-1551, ext. 3303. The reports are compiled by Ryan Satcher.
N.S.A. STATE TOURNAMENT
Philadelphia 17
Clarkdale 5
Philadelphia exploded for 13 runs in the bottom of the first and went on to beat Clarkdale 17-5 to win the N.S.A. State Championship.
Philadelphia scored three more runs in the second and a run in the third to secure the win.
Anna Laruen Fontenot had two singles for Clarkdale in the loss. No leading hitters were reported for Philadelphia.
Clarkdale 12
North Meridian Optimist 7
Clarkdale scored six runs in the second inning and went on to beat North Meridian Optimist 12-7 and move on to face Philadelphia in the championship.
Clarkdale built a 10-0 lead over the first three innings and held on to take the win. North Meridian Optimist finished in third place in the tournament with the loss.
Laci Maxwell had a single and two walks for Clarkdale. Cayla Coleman had two singles and two walks while Paige Sheppard had three singles and a double. Summer Robinson had two singles and a triple. Katie Sanders added a single and double.
Lainie Simcox was 1-for-1 with three walks for North Meridian Optimist. Mallory Pace was 3-for-4 and Jamie Vance was 4-for-4. Lindsey Nichlas was 3-for-4 while Brittany Pounders was 2-for-3. Logan Olelak was also 2-for-3.
Philadelphia 20
Clarkdale 3
Philadelphia scored seven runs in the first inning and went on to beat Clarkdale 20-3 and move on to the championship game.
Philadelphia also scored eight runs in the second inning and five runs in the third to take the easy win and move on.
Clarkdale scored all three of its runs in the second inning. No leading hitters were reported in the game.
Clarkdale 8
Margo's Cargo 4
Clarkdale scored five runs in the first inning and held on to beat Margo's Cargo 8-4 in the first game of the tournament.
Margo's Cargo scored three runs in the second inning to make the score 7-3 but could not get any closer the rest of the game.
Lauren Rogers had three singles for Clarkdale. Cayla Coleman had three walks and Anna Lauren Fontenot had a single and double. Jessie Clark and Olivia Whitlock had two singles each.
No leading hitters were reported for Margo's Cargo.
NMO SOFTBALL
Under-8
Sara Lee 15
Medical Store 12
Sara Lee scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to come back for a 15-12 victory over Medical Store.
Medical Store scored six runs in the fourth inning to make the score 12-9 but Sara Lee scored a run in the fourth and five in the fifth for the win.
No leading hitters were reported for Sara Lee. Rachel May had a single, double and triple for Medical Store while Alex Smith had a single, double and home run in the loss.
Southern Sportsman 15
Chik-Fil-A 14
Southern Sportsman scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a come-from-behind 15-14 win over Chik-Fil-A.
Chik-Fil-A scored six runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead but Southern Sportsman answered with three to take the victory.
Shakarria Easley had two triples for Southern Sportsman. Haley Massey had a double and triple. Shana Turner added a triple in the win.
Mackenzie Ortlepp had a single, double and triple for Chik-Fil-A. Callie Roper had a single and triple while Michelle Ball had a single, double and triple. Kennedy Castleberry had a single and triple.
Coke 14
Sunbelt Motors 5
Coke scored five runs in each of the last two innings to take a 14-5 win over Sunbelt Motors.
Coke also scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to take an early lead. Sunbelt Motors tied the game in the top of the second with four runs but Coke took the lead for good in the bottom of the second.
Tonizium Ball had two doubles and a triple for Coke. Cecila Lawn had a double and two triples. Ellie Niedermair had a single and triple. No leading hitters were reported for Sunbelt Motors.
Waste Management 18
Insurance Solutions 9
Waste Management scored six runs in the bottom of the second to take a lead and went on to beat Insurance Solutions 18-9.
Waste Management also scored four runs in the third inning and six runs in the fourth to take the win.
Breanna Clemons had three singles for Waste Management. Hayleigh Gary had two singles and a double. Baleigh Germany had a single and homer while Kaici Speed had two doubles.
Hanna Cade had a single and triple for Insurance Solutions. Brianna Roulier and Brittane Morris had three singles each. Katie Vance had two singles and a double in the loss.
Ivan Cobb Enterprise 14
Coke 13
Ivan Cobb Enterprise scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a dramatic come-from-behind 14-13 victory over Coke.
Ivan Cobb Enterprise scored six runs in the third inning to cut the Coke lead to 12-7 and set up the comeback.
Makenzie Cobb had a double and home run for Ivan Cobb. Margaret Sanford also had a home run and double. Miranda Wright added a double in the win.
Tori Taylor had a single and two homers to lead Coke. Merrick Watkins had three singles and a double while Cecila Lawn had two singles and a double.
Sara Lee 18
Southern Sportsman 11
Sara Lee scored six runs in the second inning and six more runs in the third inning to take an 18-11 win over Southern Sportsman.
Sara Lee also scored three runs in the first inning for an early lead and three more in the fourth inning to secure the win.
Hailey Barrett had two singles and a double for Sara Lee. Mallory Reynolds had two singles and two doubles. Kaylee Watkins had two singles, a triple and a home run.

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