WU takes double- header vs. Coldwater

West Union 15

Coldwater 0 (Game 1)

Danielle Taylor had eight strikeouts, as the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Cougars in three innings.

Jumper and Stephanie Hall both had doubles, while Jumper, along with Carley and Claire Wilkerson all had homeruns.

West Union 21

Coldwater 0 (Game 2)

The Lady Eagles saw similar results in game two of their doubleheader versus the Lady Cougars, as West Union won in only three innings of play.

Hannah McQuary, Julianna Garner and Brittany Taylor all had multiple hits, while Garner picked up the win from the circle.

McQuary, Garner, Bailey Bogue and Autumn Benefield all hit doubles, while McQuary and Reagan Coffey each had a homerun.

West Union will host Potts Camp on Thursday and travel to Myrtle on Friday.

Ripley 17 Myrtle 7

Myrtle continues to struggle as they gave up 18 hits in a 17-7 loss to Ripley.

The Lady Hawks improved in hits with 10 in the game, but could not get the runs to keep up with Ripley.

The Lady Tigers went up 11-0 before Myrtle had their first run. Posting five in the fourth, it would not be enough to get back in the game, as Ripley responded with five in the fifth to run rule and end the game.

Jessica Green had three hits for Myrtle, while Jenna Jordan had multiple hits, including a double while picking up the loss.  Seniors Keli Jones and Danielle Hogue each had a double in the game as well.

The Lady Hawks will continue their tough stretch of six games in a week as they will host West Union on Friday.

Itawamba 10 New Albany 0

Errors hurt the Lady Bulldogs in their loss at Itawamba Tuesday night.

Brooke Sides picked up the loss for New Albany (6-4, 1-2), as the Lady ‘Dawgs were unable to find their bats against the Lady Indians.

“Our bats didn’t show up last night,” NAHS head coach Michael Kelly said. “We had a hard time swinging the bat and putting the ball in play with authority. We had some key errors that really hurt us.”

New Albany will play at Tishomingo County Friday and Shannon on Saturday.

New Albany have five errors in the game, while giving up 10 runs on 10 hits in the loss.

“We’re going to spend the next couple of day getting back to the mental approach because we know we’re better than that,” Kelly said. “We had more of a mental breakdown, but I think we’re still in great shape. There’s no reason why we can’t make a good, solid run because we have great bats, we were just a little short last night.”

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