LC Softbal-Herald Gazette Article
August 31, 2010By Calvin Scandrett of Lamar County Trojans
by Ken K. Green
The Lady Trojans took third place in the Lady Eagle Invitational in Roberta last weekend then split a pair of Region 4AA games last week to run their season record to 8-7. Lamar County is 2-1 in region play.
In Roberta, Lamar opened the tournament with a 10-1 loss to tourney champion Mary Persons then lost to tournament runners-up Rutland 5-3.
Back home, Lamar fell 6-0 to Pike County managing only four hits in the contest.
McDaniel had a pair of singles while Fowler and Burnette added one hit each.
Watts took the loss pitching seven innings and allowing five earned runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out three.
The Lady Trojans bounced back from the loss to the Lady Pirates beating Monticello at home 7-3.
Watts reached base three times, once via a base hit, stole three bases and scored three runs. Fowler doubled and Groover and Long added singles. Burnette and McDaniel drove home runs on ground outs.
Watts again pitched and got a complete game win yielding three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five.