Lady Tigers has good outing

Published 4:43 pm Wednesday, March 27, 2019

By Myra Bean

The South Panola Lady Tigers got back in the win column with a 6-2 win over Cleveland Central at home Thursday night.

In other action last week, the Lady Tigers lost to Southaven 6-2 Tuesday after going 1-4 in a spring break tournament.

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Against Cleveland, Bailey Russell led at the plate going 3-for-3 with one run. Avery Seay followed going 2-for-4 with a solo homerun and two RBIs. Seay hit a line drive to right field and beat the throw to score in bottom of the sixth inning.

Leadoff batter Ali Cummings went 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI.

South Panola loaded the bases in bottom of the second with two outs. Lena Grace Franklin was hit by a pitch to drive home Cummins who singled to get on base.

Molly Seay’s single drove home Russell who had singled to get on base for the 2-1 lead. South Panola had 15 hits in the game and one error.

Rebekah Cook pitched five innings and got the win, striking out 10, allowing one hit, one run and one walk.

Kaitlyn Tidwell pitched in relief to get the save, striking out two, allowing two hits and one run.

Southaven 6, SP 2

Southaven struck out six South Panola batters enroute to the victory. They had put up six runs in the first three innings before the Lady Tiger defense was able to shut them down.

Ali Cummins had a single in the first and a triple in the sixth. She  scored on an error in the first and on Russell’s RBI ground out in the sixth.

Tidwell got the start and pitched 1.1 innings allowing six hits and four runs, taking the loss. Cook pitched 4.2 innings in relief and got the no-decision.She allowed two runs on six hits, two strikeouts and two walks.

Junior Varsity

The Jr. Varsity ladies are 5-0 in regular season play with a 4-0 shutout over Southaven and 7-2 win over Cleveland.

Against Southaven South Panola came from behind to score six runs in the third to take the win. They had eight hits in the game.

Gracey Harbour led at the plate going 2-for-2 with a triple. Laci Daniels and McKenzie Perkins both had doubles. Daniels also had three RBIs.

South Panola varsity will play a district doubleheader with Columbus today at 4 and 6 p.m.

Thursday, the Lady Tigers will host Grenada in its annual Strike Out For Cancer game (SOFC) beginning at 4 p.m. with the Middle School, Jr. Varsity and then varsity playing.

Honorees this year include Lily Baker, Patti Young Flint, and Shaylynn Thompson. One person will be honored at the beginning of each game.

Cutline:   South Panola fast pitch first baseman Sierra Mitchell records an out against Cleveland Central last week. The Lady Tigers will host Grenada Thursday in its annual Strike Out for Cancer game. (Myra Bean)