The Philadelphia Lady Tornadoes went 5-0 last week and captured first place in the Sebastopol tournament.

"We are starting to play well," Philadelphia coach Austin McNair said. "We picked up some big wins and also had a chance to give some of our younger players some experience. This is getting us ready for region."

The Lady Tornadoes will take Spring Week off, but the other three girls fast-pitch teams in The Neshoba Democrat area will be involved in the annual Clarkdale Spring Fling which will be held at Northeast Park in Meridian.

Local records

Neshoba Central 11-0

Philadelphia 9-2

Choctaw Central 6-3

Union 1-5

This week's schedule


Neshoba Central vs. Clarkdale and Poplarville; Choctaw Central vs. Clinton and Northwest Rankin; Union vs. Lake Cormorant and Clinton in Spring Fling at Northeast Park in Meridian


Neshoba Central vs. Northwest Rankin and Amory; Union vs. West Lauderdale and Eupora in Spring Fling at Northeast Park in Meridian

Choctaw Central

The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors went 1-2 last week.

After dropping a 4-2 decision to Nanih Waiya, the Lady Warriors bounced back to beat Union 13-0 in the Sebastopol tournament. Choctaw Central then lost a 2-1 decision to Bogue Chitto.

The Lady Warriors couldn't plate any runs in their loss to Bogue Chitto. Brooklyn Bell led Choctaw Central with a double.

The Lady Warriors scored six in the second and seven in the third against Union. Betty Mingo was the winning pitcher. Precious Favre led the Lady Warriors with a triple and a single while Mingo added a double and a single.

Bogue Chitto limited Choctaw Central to one run in a pitcher's duel. Mingo hit a home run while Favre hit a single.

The Lady Warriors will play two games Thursday in the annual Spring Fling tournament at Northeast Park in Meridian.

Neshoba Central

The Lady Rockets picked up three wins last week as they improved to 11-0 on the season.

Neshoba Central started the week with a 14-1 win over Union. The Lady Rockets scored three in the first, three in the second, seven in the fourth and one in the fifth. Union scored one run in the first.

The Lady Rockets pounded out 13 hits. Kayla Robertson led with three hits and two RBIs while Hailey Lunderman added two hits. Jenna Pigg was the winning pitcher with eight strikeouts.

The Lady Rockets then took an 11-2 win over Calhoun City. Neshoba Central scored seven in the second, three in the third and one in the fourth. Calhoun City scored two in the fourth. Kayla McKinion was the winning pitcher. She helped her cause with three hits and three RBIs while Miranda Crenshaw added two hits.

The Lady Rockets then crushed Yazoo County 14-0. Neshoba Central scored nine in the first and five in the second.

Neshoba Central will play four games this week in the Clarkdale Spring Fling.


The Lady Tornadoes started the week with a 4-0 win over Sebastopol.

Philadelphia scored all of its runs in the sixth inning.

Caitlyn Dickerson pitched a no-hitter and recorded 10 strikeouts. K.K. Bounds hit a three-run homer.

The Lady Tornadoes then pounded Louisville 20-5. Philadelphia scored 16 in the first and four in the fourth. Louisville answered with four in the second and one in the third. Macy Goldman was the winning pitcher. Alyssa Davis had a double and two singles to lead Philadelphia while Latesha Carter and Jada White both added two hits.

Philadelphia then defeated Scott Central 9-4. Goldman was the winning pitcher. Kambresha Griffin hit a triple to pace the Lady Tornadoes while Bounds and Davis both had a double. Carter hit two singles.

The Lady Tornadoes defeated Lake twice in the Sebastopol tournament.

They won the first game 13-1. Precious Moore was the winning pitcher. Davis hit three triples and a single while Bounds and T'Kambry Jordan both hit a double.

The second game was for the tournament championship and Philadelphia took a 10-1 win. Philadelphia scored two in the first, four in the third and four in the fourth. Goldman was the winning pitcher. Carter hit a triple and White went 2-for-2.


The Lady Yellowjackets fought their way into the win column Friday with a 2-1 victory over Sebastopol.

Union scored one in the first and one in the second. Sebastopol scored one run in the sixth. Brett Whitlock was the winning pitcher.

Sam Keneker led with two hits, while Haley Morgan, Averi Pender, Whitlock, Katelynd Andrews and Cassie Smith all had one hit.

Union then dropped a 13-0 decision to Choctaw Central and a 6-1 loss to Nanih Waiya in the Sebastopol tournament.

Union will play four games this week in the Spring Fling tournament at the Northeast Park in Meridian.