Lady Bobcats throw shutouts in last two games, win on Senior Night
This year’s top six contenders in District 14-AA will compete in the tournament held at Jackson South Side beginning this week.
South Side, Chester County, and Lexington hold the top three positions. On Thursday the Lady Bobcats will begin tournament play against No. 5-seed Bolivar Central.
The McNairy Central Lady Bobcats finished at No. 4 after a big district win against the Liberty Tech. Crusaders and a non-district victory over the Middleton Lady Tigers.
“It is good to get a couple of wins going into our district tournament,” said Lady Bobcat Coach Mellanie Surratt.
McNairy Central- 12
Last Friday McNairy Central held the Lady Tigers to one hit and zero runs with senior Kindra Brown in the circle and won 12-0 on the road.
Junior third baseman, Macee Taylor hit her second home run of the year against Middleton and hit a triple as well. Two doubles hit were also accounted for from seniors Jacey Whirley and Brown.
Taking a strong 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, the Lady Bobcats cleaned house, bringing in nine runs in the fourth.
Box Score R H E
MCHS 3 0 0 9 x x x 12 13 01
MHS 0 0 0 0 0 x x 00 01 02
(MCHS) Macee Taylor: 2-3, HR, 3B; Kindra Brown: 4-4, 2B; Jacey Whirley: 2-3, 2B; Kelly Beth Ernest: 2B; Khaila Lynum: SB; Mikaela Rowland: 2-3; Makayla Holley: SB
McNairy Central- 4
Liberty Tech.- 0
Last Thursday, MCHS shut out the Lady Crusaders 4-0, coming out of a tough losing streak and winning on Senior Night.
Freshmen pitcher, Kelly Beth Ernest got the win, pulling McNairy Central up to .500 on the season. Ernest only allowed two hits in seven innings.
The Lady Bobcats scored one run in each of the first four innings and leading from the batter’s box was Taylor once again.
Box Score R H E
LTHS 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 0 2 1
MCHS 1 1 1 1 0 0 x 4 3 0
(MCHS) Macee Taylor: 2-3, 3B; Addison King: SB