SPJH girls shutout and tie with Senatobia

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 24, 2016

South Panola Jr. High’s Janarria Sanford keeps her eyes on the ball against Senatobia Monday afternoon. The Panolian photo by Andy Young

SPJH girls shutout and tie with Senatobia

By Ashley Crutcher
The Batesville Junior High fastpitch softball team played a doubleheader against the Senatobia Warriors Monday night defeating them 15-0 in the first game and tying 10-10 in the second.
Pitcher Molly Seay started off defense for the Lady Tigers throwing to first baseman Sierra Mitchell getting the first out of the inning and striking out the next two batters.
Rebekah Cook got the first hit of the game as she singled past second driving in Molly Seay who had walked to get on base for the first run of the game.
Addison Hardy reached first on an error which allowed Cook to score. A sacrifice play down the first baseline by Tristan Goddard allowed another run for the Lady Tigers. After seven walks and five runs the Lady Tigers went back on defense.
In the bottom of the second, Molly Seay got on base with a bunt and advanced to second on a passed ball. Three Lady Tigers walked and two were hit by a pitch allowing five more runs to be scored in the second inning. In the third inning, the Lady Tigers held the Lady Warriors to no runs as the Lady Tigers scored another five runs making the final score 15-0.
BJH 10, Senatobia 10
The Lady Warriors began to battle in the second game scoring three runs in the first inning. The Lady Tigers answered, scoring five runs with Addison Hardy and Avery Seay getting singles.
In the second inning, the Lady Warriors took an 8-5 lead.
Back on offense, the Lady Tigers scored five runs in the second inning. Avery and Molly Seay hit singles and Rebekah Cook doubled to center field. The Lady Warriors continued to battle, scoring three runs in the top of the third. With a tying score of 10-10 the game was called due to time.
In both games, Molly Seay and Rebekah Cook led the offense. Molly Seay went 3-for-5, with one double, two walks, five runs and one RBI. Rebekah Cook went 3-for-5, with one double, four runs one hit by pitch, one walk, and three RBIs.
Other batters include; Luana Dent, 1-for-4, with one walk, two hits by pitch, one RBI, two runs; Addison Hardy, 2-for-5, two walks, three runs; Tristan Goddard, 1-for-3, two walks; Janarria Sanford, 2-for-3, one walk, one run; Bailey Ware, four runs, three walks, one hit by pitch; Avery Seay, 2-for-4, two RBIs, two walks, four runs; Brinley Locke, one walk; Lilly Morrow, one hit by pitch; Bailey Russell, 1-for-4, one RBI, two walks, one run; Meleah Pogue, 1-for-1, one single; Sierra Mitchell, three walks, one run.

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