Lady Rebels Softball is Undefeated in District

By Molly Seales

The Lady Rebels Softball Team continued their perfect run through district last week, getting a 15-5 win over Briarfield on Tuesday and a 13-3 win over UCA on Thursday to remain undefeated in district play. They improved their district record to 6-0.

On Tuesday, junior pitcher Jessie Kate Cobb picked up another win in the circle. She pitched a complete game, allowing only 3 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 batters. Chloe Jordan had the hot bat for the Lady Rebels as she went 4 for 5 at the plate, including an RBI.  She also scored 4 runs. Jadyn King went 1 for 2 with 2 RBI’s, while Rylee Kate Woodard had a hit, an RBI, and a run scored.  Kyle Donald had a hit, 2 RBI’s, and scored a run.  Hanna Catherine Huddleston had a hit, an RBI, and scored a run, while Mary Claire Jones had a hit, 3 RBI’s, and also scored a run. Cobb had a hit, and Emma Clemons scored a run in the game. Renee Prosperie had a hit and scored 2 runs. Pinch runners Gracie Stephens and Sky McMullan each scored 2 runs, while McMullan also led the team in stolen bases with 3.

On Thursday, the UCA Lady Lions came to Riverdale, and the Lady Rebels defeated them by a score of 13-3. Jessie Kate Cobb got the start in the circle, going 4 innings to get the win. She struck out 8 batters and allowed only 1 hit and 0 earned runs. Junior Emma Clemons threw 2 innings out of the bullpen, striking out 1 batter while allowing only 1 hit and 1 earned run. Kylie Donald had 2 hits, including a double. She knocked in 3 RBI’s and scored 2 runs. Jadyn King also had 2 hits and 2 RBI’s. Chloe Jordan had a double and scored 3 runs, while Rylee Kate Woodard singled and also scored 3 runs. Cobb had an RBI, while Renee Prosperie had an RBI and scored a run. Hanna Catherine Huddleston scored a run, while pinch runner Gracie Stephens scored a run and Sky McMullan scored 2 runs. McMullan, Jordan, and Woodard also had stolen bases.

On Monday the Lady Rebels will travel to Sterlington to finish their rainout game against Briarfield, and on Tuesday they will travel to Central in Grand Cane to finish out regular season district play. On Monday, September 20, the Lady Rebels will host PCA for Senior Night.  Make plans to come out and support your senior Lady Rebels!

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