Eupora, East Webster softball teams each earn wins
From Staff Reports
Eupora wins big over Winona
EUPORA â€“ The Eupora softball team pounded out 22 hits in a 17-0 home triumph over Winona on Tuesday.
The Lady Eagles scored one run in the first inning and 10 more in the third before capping the scoring with a six-spot in the fourth.
Eupora, who improved to 7-1 this season, also played flawless defense, not committing an error.
"We made (errors) last Saturday when we played and (fixing that) was one of the things we talked about before (Tuesday's game)," said Eupora head coach Trae Embry. "Still though, we love to see everybody hitting the ball. If you hit the ball in slowpitch, you can win."
Allie Steadman paced Eupora's offense with four hits in the game while Hannah McDowell and Katelyn Rodgers each had three hits.
Lindsey Williamson, Chrissy Vanderford, Kendall Gibson, Haileigh Hodges, and Sarah Grace Wade all had two hits apiece.
Gibson was the winning pitcher for Eupora.
The Lady Eagles return to action Thursday, hosting Kosciusko.
East Webster beats South Pontotoc
MABEN â€“ In 11 innings, East Webster outlasted South Pontotoc at home on Tuesday as the Lady Wolverines pulled out a 6-5 victory.
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"It was a good defensive effort by everyone," said East Webster head coach Meleah Brown. "There wasn't really many errors on either side.
"Really and truly, the girls just never quit."
In a tie game, South Pontotoc took a 5-4 lead in the top of the 11th. The Lady Wolverines bounced right back however, scoring two runs in the bottom half, winning the contest on a Michaela White walk-off single.
White finished with two hits.
Caroline Hendrix, Molly Davis and Montana Spencer also had multiple hits for East Webster.
Davis recorded the pitching win for the Lady Wolverines.
East Webster's overall record improved to 4-2 with the victory.
The Lady Wolverines return to action at Houston on Thursday.