EHS tops Stringer; Neshoba Central wins
from staff reports
Aug. 14, 2002
Homestanding Enterprise High School exploded for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 12-7 win in the slow-pitch softball opener for both team.
Stringer scored three runs in the first and two each in the second and third to build a 7-4 lead, before EHS hit for two in the fourth to set up the big sixth inning.
Morgan Robinson belted a homer and triple to lead EHS, now 1-0, at the plate, while Amanda Parker, Brittany Speed and Jessica Finnegan had two hits each.
The Lady Bulldogs travel to Decatur on Friday to take on Newton County at 6 p.m., before hosting the Lady Cougars at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Neshoba Central 13
The Lady Rockets of Neshoba Central used multiple hit games from five players to roll to a 10-run win over visiting Carthage High School on Tuesday.
Lindsey Smith and Amber Dean each went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Neshoba Central, while Sarah Williamson, Kadee Chandler and Samantha Giambrone were each 2-for-4.
The Lady Rockets visit Union High School at 7 p.m. on Thursday, before taking part in the Philadelphia Invitational on Saturday. The finals of the tournament are set for 4 p.m.
Leake Academy romped to a 15-0 win on Tuesday in MPSA fast-pitch action over Simpson Academy.
The win improves Leake to 2-2 on the season.
Anna Lisa Posey fired a one-hit shutout for Leake. She went four innings before the game was called because of the run-rule.
At the plate, Ashton Agent had two hits including a home run. Sara James also had two hits including a triple. Posey also had a triple.
Choctaw Central 7
Union snapped a 7-7 stalemate with a run in the top of the seventh inning to take Monday's contest at Choctaw.
Marley Smith and Lauren White both had two singles and a double for Union, 1-1, with White having three RBIs. Morgan Milling, who scored the game-winning run, had two singles as did Loren Kennedy and Amechia Hickman.
Union outhit the Lady Warriors 16-10 with both teams committing six errors. Madison Brantley (1-1) was the winning pitcher.
Kristi Willis and Chantay Frazier both had two singles for Choctaw Central, 0-1. LaChante Joe had a double.
Union hosts Neshoba Central Thursday at 7 p.m.
Clarkdale vs. Quitman
The game between homestanding Quitman and Clarkdale was suspended due to rain with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning.
The game was tied 6-6 at the time. Clarkdale coach Rick Roberson said the game could be made up later in the season.
Call-ins requested; rosters needed
All fall sports coaches are asked to fax their rosters and schedules to the sports department of The Meridian Star as soon as possible. That number is 1-601-485-1275.
The Meridian Star encourages all area softball, volleyball, soccer and football teams to call in their results.
Please call 693-1551 or 1-800-232-2525, ext. 3226 or 3235 and leave your information on the voice mail as soon after completion of the game as possible. Please include first and last names. Information can also be sent by fax at 1-601-485-1275.