The Kosciusko Lady Whippets started the week off right with a thorough trouncing of the Starkville Lady Jackets 14-1 last Tuesday night.
The Lady Whippets then hit the road and lost twice, once on Thursday 10-6 to Northwest Rankin and again on Friday 9-0 to Philadelphia.
In Tuesday night’s game against Starkville the Lady Whippets sent Abigail Myers to the center circle where she pitched a strong four innings and allowed only one run on one hit while walking three and striking out six in the 14-1 home victory.
The offensive leaders for the Lady Whippets were Kali Roberts with two singles and two runs scored, Coy Ballard with a double and a single with four RBI, Sydney Rawson with two doubles and one run scored with one RBI, Kara Rhodes with a triple and a single, C. J. Williams with two singles and one run scored and Myers with two singles. Rounding out the offensive onslaught for the Lady Whippets were Ashley Trehern with three runs scored and an RBI, Kaylee Ables with two runs scored and two RBI, Heather Skelton with two runs scored, Alyssa Williams with one run scored, Melissa Gowan with one run scored and Jennifer Pope with one run scored.
In Thursday night’s game with Northwest Rankin the Lady Whippets fell 10-6.
Myers again took the center circle pitching 2.1 innings giving up six hits while walking two and striking out one.
Katie Lawrence finished the game for the Lady Whippets and went 3.2 innings and giving up only two hits while striking out two batters.
The leading hitters for the Lady Whippets were Ashley Trehern with a double and a single with one RBI and two runs scored, Coy Ballard with a double and a single with one RBI and one run scored and Kara Rhodes with two singles.
Rounding out the offense for the Lady Whippets were Kali Roberts with one run scored, Sydney Rawson with two runs scored, C.J. Williams with two RBI and Kelsey Wiggers with two RBI.
The Lady Whippets would then travel to Philadelphia on Friday and were shut out by the Lady Tornadoes 9-0.
Katie Lawrence got the starting nod for the Lady Whippets and pitched 3.1 innings allowing six hits while striking out four.
Madeline Jenkins pitched the remaining 2.2 innings and gave up four hits while striking out three. C. J. Williams collected two hits for the Lady Whippets.
The Lady Whippets hosted Yazoo County Tuesday night and will travel to Houston Thursday for a 5:30 p.m. contest.
They will participate in the Winona Tournament on Saturday, times and opponents are TBA.
Whippets fall to Patriots
The Kosciusko Whippets were fresh off an emotional quarterfinal series victory over Tishomingo County when the Lewisburg Patriots came to town on Thursday night.
Spring drills end for area high schools
The Ethel Tigers finished up spring football during the second week of May and coach Paul Dees said his team accomplished a lot in the days that they had to work together. The Kosciusko Whippets finished spring training with a victory over Northeast Lauderdale 16-14 last Friday night and head coach Tyler Peterson was pleased with the progression that the Whippets are making
Myer wins state, Hill finishes third
The third time is the charm for Mitchell Myer at the 4A MHSAA State Track Meet. In 2011 Mitchell finished fourth with 11-00.00 and in 2012 he finished sixth with a leap of 11-00.00. On Monday, May 13, Mitchell vaulted 12-06.00 to capture his fifth victory to stay undefeated for the year.
To the wire, Kosy defeats Braves
The Kosciusko Whippets were in good shape after Friday night’s 8-0 win over the visiting Tishomingo Braves, but a set-back in Iuka on Saturday, a 3-2 loss, put the fast dogs’ season in jeopardy.
KHS hires Greenleaf
The Kosciusko School Board met Monday night and approved the hiring of new Whippet basketball coach Eleazarus Greenleaf.
On the Porch with Dirk: How great Thou art
Here I am, the last day of turkey season and a monsoon of rain is dousing Attala County.
It is real easy to get depressed in weather like this, especially after a season like I have had.
Tigers finish season 15-13
The Ethel Tigers were fresh off a thrilling first round sweep of French Camp when they traveled to Stringer on Saturday for game one of the best-of-three series.
The Tigers would drop game one 5-3.
Game one had been pushed from Thursday to Saturday due to inclement weather, pushing game two to Monday night in Ethel, to which the Tigers fell once again, 7-2.
Kosy moves to third round
The Kosciusko Whippets had a bitter taste in their mouths from 2012’s playoff series loss to New Albany in three games.
That taste is clearly better now, and New Albany was once again the foe.
Kosy boys and girls track head to State meet
The Kosciusko boys and girls track teams participated in the North State Track meet at Pontotoc on May 4 and will be sending one boys and four girls to the Class 4A State Meet at Pearl on May 13
Martin inducted into Hall of Fame
Railford “Randy” Martin was inducted into the Holmes Community College Sports Hall of Fame on April 25.
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