Lady Lions post first fast-pitch win

Friday, April 12, 2002

The Manila Lady Lions picked up their first fast-pitch softball win over Harrisburg 16-15. Trailing 15-5 in the bottom of the seventh, Manila scored 111 runs to take the win.

Senior Renee Yarbro led MHS with a double and three singles scoring three runs. Morgan Moore slugged out two doubles picking up four RBI's. Natalie Tippy's double scored two runs followed by Connie Brown's single and two RBI's. Kacie Oates, Amanda Henson, and Megan Ashabranner each picked up a single.

Junior Christina Lester picked up the pitching win.

Manila fell to Blytheville 16-6 in Monday's action. Natalie Tippy struck out two in the loss.

Hitting were:

Christina Lester - double, single, 2 RBI's.

Natalie Tippy - two singles, RBI.

Morgan Moore - single, RBI.

Connie Brown - triple, RBI.

Singles came from Corey Grayson, Renee Yarbro, Kacie Oates, and Amanda Henson.

The Lady Lions lost both match-ups in double header action against the Lady Colts, 15-0 and 21-5.

Morgan Moore struck out four and picked up a base hit. Manila had two base hits coming from Christina Lester and Connie Brown.

Manila scored five in the second match-up led by Natalie Tippy with a double, a single, and two RBI's.

Corey Grayson also had a single and RBI for the Lady Lions.

Manila lost two to Westside 12-3 and 24-4.

In game one Natalie Tippy hit a double and single and Amanda Henson a single.

In game two Christina Lester, Renee Yarbro and Kacie Oates hit singles.

Errors plagued Manila as they fell to Gosnell 15-1. A young, inexperienced team allowed runs on small errors to take the loss.

Morgan Moore led MHS with a single, scoring Manila's only run in the first inning.

Christina Lester had a triple and Natlie Tipy a single in the match-up.

The Lady Lions fell to Valley View Saturday 18-2 and 9-2.

Morgan Moore had Manila's only hit in the first game.

Amanda Henson picked up an RBI.

Natalie Tippy and Henson had a base hit each in game two along with Jamie Yancey and Megan Ashabranner picking up one RBI each.

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