Lady Wildcats escape Enterprise Lady Bulldogs with late rally
By By Marty Stamper / EMG sports assistant
March 20, 2002
The Meridian Lady Wildcats improved to 3-4 with a 7-6 win over Enterprise Tuesday at Northeast Park.
Enterprise led 6-1 going into the bottom of the seventh before Meridian struck for six runs.
The Lady Wildcats finished with seven hits.
Stephanie Mosley had a single and a double, while Artesia Boyd had a pair of singles.
Erin Murphy added a double.
Murphy (3-3) was the winning pitcher.
Enterprise fell to 5-6. Brittany Speed had two of the Lady Bulldogs' three hits with Amanda Parker adding a double.
Parker (4-1) took the loss.
Meridian's next game is Thursday against Northeast Lauderdale, while Enterprise travels to Stringer on Thursday.
Newton County 17
Choctaw Central 0
Newton County crushed Choctaw Central in Division 5-3A action. The win upped the Lady Cougars' league record to 1-0 and their overall mark to 11-2.
Krissi Harris had a pair of singles in Newton County's eight hits. The Lady Cougars did not commit an error.
Suzanne Chaney (2-0) got the win, allowing only one hit.
Jenna Tubby took the loss. The Lady Warriors committed five errors.
Newton County returns to action Thursday at Carthage.
Emily Howard struck out 14 and tossed her second no-hitter of the season to lead the Lady Bulldogs past the Lady Red Devils at Clarkdale in Division 5-1A/2Aplay.
Next up for Clarkdale is a Thursday division contest at Newton.