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Lady 'Dogs young but dangerous

By By Steve Swogetinsky / special to The Star
Aug. 2, 2004
If you look at the roster, you'll notice that the Enterprise High School girls slow-pitch softball team is composed of one senior, sophomores, freshmen and middle school students.
But don't mistake youth for inexperience. The players on this team have seen plenty of playing time, both on the varsity level and in the summer leagues. Coach Kacie Luebbers, now in her second season, said they are ready to compete.
Eighth grader Summer Robinson will be the pitcher. Sophomore Kristen Gavin will start at third base, while ninth graders Amy Tackett, Baleigh Volking and Bayleigh Creel make up the rest of the infield at first base, second base and shortstop, respectively.
Sophomore Kara Irby and eighth grader Chelsea Jones will both see playing time at catcher.
Shannon Creel, the only senior on the team, will start at left field. The rest of the lineup is made up of eighth grader Morgan Swancey at left center field, seventh grader Haylee Roberts at right center field, and ninth grader Kelsey Simmons at right field.
Also expected to see plenty of playing time on the varsity team will be Tiffany Taylor and Jill Mollett.
Luebbers said Swancey had a busy softball summer season. Swancey played for the Petal Wreckers who went 42-1 and competed in two World Series.
Enterprise made it to the State Playoffs last season and took wins over St. John's, Bay Springs and Mercy Cross before being eliminated by Clarkdale in the South State championship series that went three games. The Lady Bulldogs compete in a division made up of Clarkdale, Lake and Newton.
The Lady Bulldogs will open the season Saturday in the Clarkdale Tournament, which will be held at the Sammie Davidson Complex in Meridian. Enterprise will compete in a pool made up of Mize, Richton and Harrison Central.

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