Junior varsity finishes season on high note

Published 7:58 pm Friday, September 30, 2011

Coach April Powell’s Bainbridge High School junior varsity Lady Cats softball team concluded their outstanding season on a high note Tuesday, posting a 6-4 road victory over the Cairo High School junior varsity Syrupmaids.

The Lady Cats, who were champions of the Bainbridge Junior Varsity Invitational Tournament, finished with a 12-4-1 overall record.

Bainbridge and Cairo both scored single runs in the first inning.

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Morgan Phillops reached on a one-out error in the Lady Cats’ first, moved up to second on a wild pitch and came home on a fielder’s choice.

Bainbridge added single runs in the second, third and fourth innings, before concluding its scoring with two in the fifth.

Brittany Moore led off the second with a single and came in on a fielder’s choice.

In the third, Lindsey Griner drew a leadoff walk, stole second and came around to score on a single by Morgan Phillips.

Jordan Graham led off the Lady Cats’ fourth with a single, stole second, moved to third on a passed ball and came in on a passed ball.

The two fifth-inning runs were scored by Megan Vaughn and Malasia Taylor, after they reached base on back-to-back errors. Brittany Moore singled home Vaughn and Taylor scored when Jordan Graham was safe on an error.