Lady Warrior softball off to 4-0 start
The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors are off to a 4-0 start under new head coach Mahalia Gibson.
The Lady Warriors have two wins over Philadelphia, along with victories over Taylorsville and Vicksburg.
“I’m excited,” Gibson said. “So far, so good. We have to keep our chemistry. We have a large roster and we are playing well.”
Gibson was an assistant softball coach at East Central last year. She attended Neshoba central until the seventh grade when she moved to Hattiesburg and went Oak Grove where she played softball. She went on to play college softball at East Central and Southeastern Louisiana.
Maurhee Jones is the pitcher for the Lady Warriors. Catcher Kodi Jimmie has hit two home runs for the Lady Warriors. Natalie Eavzes is the leadoff hitter.
The Louisville Tuesday and then visit the Lady Wildcats on Thursday. The Lady Warriors will play in the Eupora tournament on Monday. They will play in the Biloxi tournament next weekend.
The Choctaw Central baseball team is looking to get back on the winning track under Coach Todd York.
“We started off well and kinda mellowed out,” York said. “We need to get a win. Errors are killing us right now. If we can get those down, we can win.”
Last week, the warriors dropped a pair of region games to Kosciusko, falling 7-2 and 12-2.
The Warriors have three games this week. They were to host region foe Northeast Lauderdale on Tuesday. They then visit Northeast Jones on Thursday then visit Northeast Lauderdale on Friday.
Tristen Henry, Braylon MiMillian and Braylon Smith are handling the pitching duties.