Neshoba Central 9, CCHS 8
The Cleveland Central High School Wolves suffered a tough extra inning loss to the Neshoba Central Rockets in nine innings in a Region 3-5A contest Friday at Sank Powe Field.
CCHS fell to 11-7 with a 5-2 mark in the region.
At the plate for CCHS, Trace Steadman went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run, Jacob Dodd went 1-for-4 with two RBIs, Rashad Harbin went 2-for-5 with a run and Jamarcus Richardson went 1-for-3 with a run.
On the mound for CCHS, Patrick Saxon pitched 1 1/3 innings and gave up six runs on six hits with a strikeout and a walk, Dodd gave up three runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and three walks in 6 2/3 innings of work and Richardson gave up a hit in an innings of work. Dodd suffered the on the mound.
CCHS is scheduled to return to the diamond Tuesday to play Washington School at Sank Powe Field.
CCHS goes 2-0
The Cleveland Central High School Wolves won two games Saturday in a tournament at Charleston High School.
CCHS defeated J.Z. George 17-2 and Charleston 18-1.
CCHS improved to 8-6.
Against J.Z. George, Tamera Davis drilled two hits, drove in three runs and scored a run to lead the Lady Wolves, followed by Erin Henderson with a double, three RBIs and a run scored, Anna Pierce Hackney with a hit, two RBIs and three runs scored, Ashanti Stephens with a hit, a RBI and three runs scored and Joely Holcomb with a triple.
Against Charleston, Mallory Hunt drilled three hits including a triple, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored to lead the Lady Wolves, followed by Stephens with three hits including two doubles with four runs scored, Kashayrea Funches with two hits including a double with a RBI and two runs scored, Henderson with a triple, a RBI and two runs scored, Maci Sullivan with two hits and two runs and Anna Pierce Hackney and Tatiana Robinson with a hit, two RBIs, a run each and Mary Margaret Weeks with a hit, a RBI and a run scored.
In the circle, Hunt struck out 10 and walked just one batter in six innings of work in both games combined. She earned both wins.