East Central Community College's softball squad began first-round action of the Region 23 Tournament with a 6-1 setback to LSU-Eunice Thursday, May 9 in the double-elimination tournament being held at Traceway Park in Clinton.

Dakota Vowell homered in the second inning for EC's only run. The Neshoba Central High School product also contributed a single.

Also collecting multiple hits were Ty Buckley of Neshoba Central, triple and single; and Morgan Porter of Enterprise, double and single. AJ Peeler of Neshoba Central and LaJoya Griffin of Philadelphia had singles each.

The Lady Diamond Warriors lost their next game to Jones County in an elimination game. They finished the season with a 31-17 record.