The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors took a 17-5 Region 5-3A victory over Newton High School in their only outing last week.

The Lady Warriors scored nine in the first, four in the third and four in the fourth. Newton answered with two in the second and three in the third.

The Lady Warriors had a 9-5 hitting edge. Betty Mingo belted two doubles while Brooklyn Bell hit a triple and Raina King added a double.

Jasmine Hickman was the winning pitcher.

Choctaw Central now stands at 9-5. The Lady Warriors were to visit Southeast Lauderdale on Tuesday, host Starkville on Thursday and play at Union on Saturday.