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Clarkdale starts 2004 strong

By By Tony Krausz/assistant sports editor
August 8, 2004
Clarkdale led off the 2004 slow-pitch softball season in winning fashion.
The Lady Bulldogs varsity and junior varsity teams each posted two wins in the inaugural Clarkdale Classic at the Sammie Davidson Complex on Saturday.
Clarkdale's varsity squad notched wins over Newton County (13-4) and Neshoba Central (11-5), and the junior varsity team defeated Newton County's and Neshoba Central's junior varsity teams 12-11 and 8-4, respectively.
The Clarkdale Classic drew 13 programs to the season-opening softball festival.
Clarkdale 13
Newton County 4
Ashley Bye hit a single, double and triple for Clarkdale in its win over Newton County. Kim Seale hit three singles and a double for the Lady Bulldogs. Names were unavailable for Newton County.
Clarkdale 11
Neshoba Central 5
Alyssa Bye hit two doubles and two singles in Clarkdale's win over Neshoba Central. Ashley Bye hit a single and triple. Names were unavailable for Neshoba Central.
Clarkdale (JV) 12
Newton County 11
Clarkdale scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth in its extra-innings win over Newton County. Brittany Pippin recorded a triple for the Lady Bulldogs, and Lauren Rogers hit two singles.
Clarkdale (JV) 8
Neshoba Central 4
Jessica Clark hit two singles and a double for Clarkdale, and Cory Roberson hit a double and single in the Lady Bulldogs' win over Neshoba Central.
SE Lauderdale 11
NE Lauderdale 0
Martika Ivy hit a solo home run and a three-run homer for Southeast Lauderdale in its six-inning win over Northeast Lauderdale. Lucy Ruffin added three singles for Southeast. Northeast had no multiple hitters.
SE Lauderdale 12
Stringer 0
Southeast Lauderdale posted three runs in the second and nine in the fourth to take a five-inning win over Stringer.
Lady Tigers winning pitcher Heather Harber notched three hits, and Laci Maxwell and Abby Howard each posted triples.
NE Lauderdale 14
Philadelphia 4
Northeast Lauderdale jumped out to a 7-1 lead after the first inning and never looked back against Philadelphia, scoring seven runs over the final three innings of the six-inning game.
Logan Olczak and Leanne Young led Northeast at the plate with three singles each, and winning pitcher Kaley Hall notched two singles. Shenique Brass hit a two-run homer for Philadelphia.
NE Lauderdale 20
Stringer 3
After taking an 11-3 lead into the top of the fourth inning, Northeast Lauderdale broke the game open with nine runs to claim a five-inning win over Stringer.
Savannah Hull led the Lady Trojans with a triple and two singles, and winning pitcher Kaley Hull added a double. Winborn notched a single and double for Northeast, and Young added two singles.
Philadelphia 7
SE Lauderdale 3
Brass hit her second two-run home run of the day, as Philadelphia defeated Southeast Lauderdale. Candisha Shannon hit a two-run home run and a single for the Lady Tornadoes. Lucy Ruffin hit two singles for Southeast.
Philadelphia 14
Stringer 6
Brass hit another two-run home run for Philadelphia, and she added two singles and a double in a win over Stringer.
Enterprise 9
Mize 2
After giving up one run in the first inning, Enterprise tied the game in the second and posted four runs in the third inning en route to a seven-run win over Mize. Haley Brooke Smith hit a double and single for the Lady Bulldogs, and Kelsy Simmons notched two singles. Names were unavailable for Mize.
Enterprise 5
Harrison Central 4
Enterprise held off Harrison Central in the seventh inning to claim a one-run victory. The Rebelettes scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh, after the Lady Bulldogs pushed their lead to 5-1 in the top of the sixth.
Shannon Creel and Kristen Gavin each had three hits for Enterprise, and Stephani Trombley notched two hits for Harrison Central.
Harrison Central 7
Quitman 5
Harrison Central scored five runs in the seventh inning to take a win over Quitman. Tekia Edwards notched a single and triple for Harrison Central, and Gabby Morgan hit a triple for Quitman.
Harrison Central 7
Mize 3
Megan Hudson hit two doubles and two singles for Harrison Central in a win over Mize. Tekia Edwards added three singles for Harrison Central. Names were unavailable for Mize.
Moss Point 18
Mize 5
Moss Point responded to a 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the first inning with five runs, and the team never looked back in its five-inning win over Mize. Names were unavailable for both teams.
Moss Point 10
Quitman 0
Moss Point scored a run in every inning of its five-inning win over Quitman. Names were unavailable for both teams.
New Hope 4
Moss Point 2
After tying the game at two in fourth inning, New Hope, the four-time defending 4A champion, posted two runs in the sixth to pick up a win over 5A State champion runner-up Moss Point.
Courtney Gordon hit a home run and single for New Hope, and Jhirre Burh and Linsey Upton each had two hits in the win.
New Hope 10
Enterprise 0
Rachel Baucon picked up the complete-game, shutout win for New Hope, and Reagan Aultman hit three doubles in the win over Enterprise.
New Hope (JV) 16
Quitman 2
Mallory McBrayer, Lacie Farr and Kristen Harvey each had two hits for New Hope's junior varsity team in a five-inning win over Quitman's junior varsity squad.
Newton County 7
Neshoba Central 5
Newton County scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth and gave up only one run in the top of the seventh for a win over Neshoba Central. Names were unavailable for both teams.

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