NC ladies pick up 2 more wins
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 1:00 AM
The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets improved to 18-2 last week but Head Coach Trae Embry is not making comparisons with this team and last year's team that won the Class 5-A state championship.
"I would say this team is more mature as compared to last year's team," Embry said. "We have been together another season. But you can't compare the two teams.
"We play them one game at a time and that's where our focus is. We are only thinking about our next game and the season will take care of itself."
Last week, the Lady Rockets rolled over Clinton 13-1 and region foe Ridgeland 16-0. This week, Neshoba Central is set to take on Madison Central on Monday and Nanih Waiya on Tuesday. They visit Newton County on Thursday and host Northeast Lauderdale on Friday.
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The Lady Rockets kept up a steady attack in their win over the Lady Arrows.
Neshoba Central scored five in the first, four in the second and five in the third. Clinton's run came in the second inning.
Hannah Williams hit two home runs to lead the Lady Rockets while Madalyn McMahon added a home run and a single. Hailey Lunderman went three-for-three while Kayla Robertson hit two doubles and Kaila Willis added two singles.
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The Lady Rockets scored 11 runs in the first inning and never looked back.
Meshay Jimmie hit a home run, McMahon added a triple and Williams hit a double.
Kayla McKinion was the winning pitcher.