Friday Highlights

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 1, 2008

Lady Tiger basketball advances

By Myra Bean

The South Panola Lady Tiger basketball team played in its first state tournament in 36 years. The Lady Tigers dominated the Hancock Lady Hawks with a 50-31 win.

South Panola had three players scoring in double figures, Vetorra Cole 14, Sabrina Townsend, 13 and Chasity Kearney, 10.

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The Lady Tigers will face the No. 1 North Team Murrah on Thursday at 1 p.m. in Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. The winner will play the winner of the Greenville-Brandon game Saturday at 7 p.m. for the championship.

SP Softball

The South Panola Lady Tiger fastpitch softball team shutout Grenada 11-0 Friday night in six innings.

Whitney Kiihnl picked up her sixth win of the season, a no-hitter, striking out 16 batters. She also allowed no walks. No Lady Charger got on base.

SP Baseball

The South Panola baseball team took a non-conference game from Olive Branch Friday night. The Tigers won 6-1 on triples by Wesley Gregg and Whit Whitten.

David Renfroe pitched the complete game and got the win in seven innings.