Lady Rockets look strong early
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 12:00 AM
The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets rolled over the opposition in a pair of jamboree games hosted at Kosciusko Saturday.
The games went four innings and do not count on a team's record. Neshoba Central started off with a 17-0 win over Winona and then defeated Choctaw Central 11-0. They did not give up a hit in either game.
"We still haven't set our line up," said coach Tre Embry. "Hailey Lunderman is going to play shortstop. The rest is open. We have 14 girls competing for a position."
Saturday, the Lady Rockets will be playing in the East Webster Classic. The Lady Rockets will take on Amory at 3:30 p.m. and Bruce at 5 p.m.
The Philadelphia Lady Tornadoes lost a 2-1 decision to Winona but came back to beat Ackerman 8-5.
"We just didn't play well in either game," coach Austin McNair said. "We have most of our starters back from last year but we are looking a different people in different positions to see if we can get better."
This Saturday, the Lady Tornadoes play two classic games at Northeast Park, taking on Meridian High at 10 a.m. and Northeast Lauderdale at 2 p.m.
The Union Lady Yellowjackets did not play in a jamboree.
They will play two classic games the following Saturday at Northeast Park against Southeast Lauderdale at 10 a.m. and Sebastopol at noon.
The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors dropped a game to Neshoba Central but came back to beat Yazoo county 13-4.
The Lady Warriors will be playing in the Northeast Classic against Clarkdale at noon and Northeast Lauderdale at 4 p.m.
"We still have some of our players in basketball," coach Aaron Terrell said. "But we should have a good season with as many starters returning."