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Corinth rolls past Yazoo County
by H. Lee Smith II
Apr 24, 2014 | 372 views | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend | print
After winning three straight Division 1-4A games to even get into the playoffs, the Corinth Lady Warriors had little trouble in their opener on Thursday.

Corinth used just 11 outs in posting 15 runs in blanking of Division 3 runner-up Yazoo County in Game 1 of the best-of-3 play-in series. The two teams will complete the series today, with the winner facing Region 4 champion Kosciusko.

Second-round action will be played on Monday and Tuesday.

• Biggersville earned the No. 3 spot in Division 1-1A and the Lady Lions (13-11, 7-5) will be at Ray Brooks today for a doubleheader. Should Game 3 be needed, it will be played Monday in Biggersville.

The series winner draws Division 4 champion Smithville in the second round.

• Kossuth earned an opening round by after winning Division 1-3A for the second straight year.

The Lady Aggies (12-11, 7-1) draw the winner between Division 2 runner-up Winona and South Pontotoc, the No. 3 team from Division 3.

• Corinth (16-9) scored 13 of its 15 runs over the even frames in recording its fifth straight win.

McKenzie Patterson ran her mark to 8-1 overall while tossing a one-hit, four-inning shutout.

Seven batters combined on nine hits, with Anna Kayte Webb and Katie Vandiver leading the way with two each. Webb doubled and homered while driving in four runs.

Colby Cox also homered and drove in four as five of the Lady Warriors hits went for extra bases.

Corinth 15, Yazoo Co. 0

Yazoo Co. 000 0 -- 0 1 8

Corinth 151 8 -- 15 9 1

WP: McKenzie Patterson (8-1). LP: Hall.

Multiple Hits: (YC) None. (C) Anna Kayte Webb 2, Katie Vandiver 2. 2B: (C) Webb, Vandiver. 3B: (C) Tatiana Selmon. HR: (C) Webb, Colby Cox.

Record: Corinth 16-9
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