Southaven Lady Tigers busy in June

 The members of the Southaven Lady Tigers pose with their trophies after winning a recent tournament. The Lady Tigers have had an impressive season and have one more tournament to go this year. (Courtesy Photo)


The members of the Southaven Lady Tigers pose with their trophies after winning a recent tournament. The Lady Tigers have had an impressive season and have one more tournament to go this year. (Courtesy Photo)

HOUSTON – The Southaven Lady Tigers have been busy in June playing at a high level in their summer travel ball league

These ladies played every weekend in the month of June.

On June 7 and 8 they played four games in Tupelo that were shortened because of the rain on Saturday night. They finished second with Tupelo Express winning tournament by a score of 5-2 over Lady Tigers.

It was then off to Cape Girardeau, Mo., for a June 13-15 tourney, where the Southaven Lady Tigers finished third in the tournament with a record of seven-and-two. They played five games, back to back Sunday to earn a third place finish.

June 20 through 22 saw them in Gallatin, Tenn., where the Southaven Lady Tigers went eight games and to to finish third.

The Lady Tigers won the Mississippi 16U USFA State Tournament in Brandon, July 28-29.

They beat MS Boom 8-1 and Southwest MS Slam 8-2 on Saturday. On Sunday, they lost to Tupelo Express 4-1 and had to face MS Slam again, where they won 2-1.

This set up another meeting with Tupelo Express and Lady Tigers had to beat them twice. They pulled out two victories by scores of 8-5 and 6-3.

The Lady Tigers are coached by Butch Wells, Tom Cummins and Mike Duncan.

The Lady Tigers have one more tournament to play in Knoxville, Tenn., in a couple of weeks.

 

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