Softball Finals At A Glance

PX 7 Baseballs cover GENERIC
by Gene Phelps
NEMS Daily Journal

Class 1A

Game 1 – 6 p.m., Friday

Game 2 – 10 a.m., Saturday

Game 3 – TBA Saturday

West Union (25-6)

Leaders

Bailey Bogue .469 avg, 29 RBI

Julianna Garner .460 avg,

Brittany Taylor 18-3 record, 0.85 ERA

Nanih Waiya (23-7)

Leaders

Brantlie Sheets 11-4 record, 3.39 ERA

Ryan Holdiness 12-3 record, 1.88 ERA, .392 avg, 4 HR

Series Notes: Sheets and Holdiness have combined for 182K. … West Union beat defending state champion Smithville in North finals. … West Union lost to Bogue Chitto in 2011 state finals.

Class 2A

Game 1 – Noon, today

Game 2 – 10 a.m., Saturday

Game 3 – TBA Saturday

East Webster (20-6)

Leaders

Bailey Springfield 18-4 record

Autumn Frost .430 avg

Mamie Hollenhead .380 avg

Enterprise Clarke (18-12)

Leaders

Hayleigh Harper 11-5 record, .380 avg

Harley Smith .345 avg

Series Notes: East Webster defeated Bruce, Hatley and Baldwyn in the playoffs. … Lady Wolverines won state championships in 2007, ‘08 and ‘09. … Enterprise Clarke won state titles in 2010 and ‘11.

Class 3A

Game 1 – 6 p.m., Friday

Game 2 – 10 a.m., Saturday

Game 3 – TBA Saturday

Nettleton (24-7)

Leaders

MariAnna Young 14-5 record, 1.43 ERA

Kaleigh Tackett .415 avg, 29 RBI

Lauren Baldwyn .434 avg, 21 RBI

Molly Bramlett .394 avg, leadoff batter

St. Patrick (29-3)

Leaders

Sarah Van Schaik .472 avg, 63 RBI, 13 HR

Sabrina Turner .465 avg, 19-1 record, 130K, 1.24 ERA

Series Notes: St. Patrick defeated Nettleton in the state finals last season. … The Lady Tigers had won three straight state championships. … Nettleton beat rival Mooreville in North state finals.

Class 4A

Game 1 – 3 p.m., Friday

Game 2 – Noon., Saturday

Game 3 – TBA Saturday

Houston (26-6)
Leaders

Audi Dendy 16-3 record, 0.50 ERA

Yasmeen Cooper .453 avg

Chelsea Gates .551 avg

Newton County (28-4)

Leaders

Ashton Lampton .482 avg, 6 HR, 41 RBI

Darby Bishop 21-0 record, 1.87 ERA, .500 avg, 41 RBI

Series Notes: Houston defeated Newton County last season to win its first state championship in fast-pitch. …Newton County was the 2011 state champion. … Hilltoppers return without star pitcher Haley Gravat, who graduated.

 

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