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Area Roundup: MHS' Mitts tosses no-no for 11-0 win

By By Robby Atkinson / staff writer
March 28, 2004
The Meridian High Wildcats provided Ken Mitts all the offense he needed on Saturday night in an 11-0 win over Caledonia. Mitts tossed his third no-hitter of the season to help the Wildcats salvage a split on the road in North Mississippi.
Mitts also led the Wildcats at the plate with three singles and two RBIs, and Fernando Atterberry also had a pair of singles and two RBIs.
Meridian High (12-7) took a 6-5 loss earlier in the day to Columbus. Cordera Eason and and Kemone McDade led the Wildcats at the plate with a double each.
SE Lauderdale 2
Enterprise 1
Southeast Lauderdale got great pitching from Kyle Dawson to take a one-run win over Enterprise on Saturday. Stephen Boyd and Rodney Walk led the Tigers with a single each.
Zeb Swain led the Bulldogs with a double and single, while Scott Mosley added a pair of singles.
Quitman 13
SE Lauderdale 4
The Panthers scored four early runs to run away with a nine-run win over the Tigers. Vance Taylor took the win on the mound for Quitman and Adam Neal led the offense with four hits, including a double and triple, and three RBIs.
Jaymie Smith added a pair of singles for the Panthers. Drew Harper had two doubles for Southeast, and Chris Butler had two singles. Brandon Booker ripped a triple.
Clarkdale 12
Newton 4
Curt Singley led Clarkdale on the mound and at the plate in the eight-run win over Newton Saturday night. Singley had a home run and single to go along with the pitching win.
Kevin McKissack and Justin Mosley both added a double for Clarkdale.
Clarkdale 17
Choctaw Central 4
Justin Mosely picked the pitching win as Clarkdale had three players with multiple hits in an impressive win over the Warriors.
Michael Davis, David Riley, and Kyle Boswell each had two singles in the win for the Bulldogs.
Newton County 6
SE Lauderdale 5
Jared Cavenaugh pitched four innings in relief to improve to 6-1 as Newton County took a one-run win in eight innings on Friday night. Will Pearson led the Cougars with four singles and a triple to go along with three RBIs.
Bud Loper had an RBI on a double for Newton County. Brandon Booker led the Tigers at the plate with a triple.
Quitman 6
West Jones 4
The Panthers scored a key divisional win on Friday night over West Jones by a final of 6-4. Jaymie Smith led the way for Quitman with three singles, and Daniel Boyd and Adam Harper had a double and single each for the Panthers.
Heidelberg Aca. 15
Kemper Aca. 2
Heidelberg Academy's Matt Andrews led the way at the plate with a grand slam in the Rebels' win over Kemper Academy on Friday.
J.R. Stephenson had two doubles and two singles in the win. Ryan Aultman posted three singles for the Rebels.
Neshoba Central 13
Philadelphia 2
The Lady Rockets pounded out 10 hits and took advantage of four errors in the field to take the win. Laura Smith led the way for Neshoba Central with a double and Sarah Williamson added a pair of singles.
Philadelphia 11
Choctaw Central 1
The Lady Tornadoes managed to take a 10-run win over Choctaw Central on Friday night. Dawn Rushing led Philadelphia with a triple and Shelby Smith took the win for the Lady Tornadoes.
West Lauderdale 4
Magee 1
West Lauderdale took a 4-1 win over Magee in the Forest Tournament on Saturday. The only loss of the day for the Knights came in girl's singles action as Lea Cook dropped a 6-1, 6-3 match to Holly Pace.
Scott Truesdale took a 6-1, 7-5 win in boys singles action over Josh Peckham. In girls doubles Nancy Siefker and Casey Hedgepeth took a 6-0, 6-0 win over Latonya Newson and Leandria McDonald, while in boys doubles Eric Smih and Josh Sonak scored a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Jeffery Volez and Matt Womack.
Brook Bounds and Matt Shamrock also defeated Crystal Odom and Aaron Walker by a final of 6-0, 6-0 in mixed doubles action to round out the match for West Lauderdale.
West Lauderdale 5
Ridgeland 0
The Knights also swept Ridgeland in another five matches later in the afternoon to take two wins in the tournament. Hedgepeth defeated Mandy Holder in girls singles action by a final score of 6-3, 6-0.
Truesdale also took another win in boys singles by a final of 6-3, 6-4 over Brandon Hearn. Cook and Siefker scored an easy win by forfeit in girls double, while Sonak and Smith took a 6-0, 7-6 win in boys doubles over Drew Fletcher and Taylor Sutherland.
Bounds and Shamrock also took their second win of the day in mixed doubles by a final of 6-2, 6-1 over Josh Boyd and Kasey Britt.
East Central 12
Co-Lin 8
Jim Talley went 4-for-6 as the East Central Warriors took a four-run win on the road against Co-Lin. The Warriors were scheduled to play Delgado later in the afternoon, but the game was canceled.
Cody Savell took the win on the mound for East Central and improved to 1-3 for the season. Corey Coward also went 3-for-6 and Destin Moore collected a two-run double for ECCC.
Jacob Townsend also had a two-run home run which was his 11th of the season.
Pearl River 10-4
Jones 0-3
Zach Butler tossed a five-inning, perfect game to lead the Pearl River Community College Wildcats to a 10-0 over Jones Junior College.
Pearl River scored a run in the final inning to break a 3-run tie in the nightcap and walked away with the win. Akemm Lofton led the Bobcats at the plate with a pair of singles, and James added a double.
Northeast 1
East Central 0
The Lady Warriors only managed two hits and were shutout by Northeast in the Northeast Community College Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Marley Smith took the loss and only allowed three hits in a complete game effort.
Jhaun Sparnecht led East Central with a double and Krissi Harris rounded out the offense with a single.
Jackson St. (Tenn.) 17
East Central 6
East Central dropped the second game of the day and surrendered 15 hits to Jackson State (Tenn.) in the process. Lauren Barrett took the loss for the Lady Warriors. Kristin Chaney led East Central with two singles and a double and Harris added a pair of singles.