By Molly Seales
On Saturday, September 10, Union Christian Academy traveled to East Point for a softball match-up against the Lady Rebels. The game ended in a 12-2 Riverdale victory, with the entire team putting in a great effort. Senior pitcher Jessie Kate Cobb pitched four innings, allowing no hits and picking up the win. Senior pitcher Emma Clemons came in and pitched two innings, allowing only one hit and picking up the save. Kylie Donald had a great day at the plate, going 2 for 4 with 3 RBIs. Cobb was also 2 for 4 and scored 2 runs. Hanna Catherine Huddleston had a hit, an RBI, scored 2 runs, and had 2 stolen bases. Mary Claire Jones had an RBI and scored a run, while Clemons scored 2 runs. Julia Grace Riggs was 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored. Chloe Jordan had an RBI, a stolen base, and scored a run. Haylee Smith had 2 stolen bases.
On Monday, September 12, the Central Lady Pioneers came to East Point, where the Lady Rebels picked up another win, with a final score of 12-5. Senior pitcher Emma Clemons went all 7 innings to pick up the win. She allowed only 5 hits and struck out 9 batters. The Lady Rebels picked up 14 hits on the day. Jadyn King was 4 for 5 with 3 RBIs and 1 run scored. Kylie Donald was 3 for 4 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored. Hanna Catherine Huddleston was 3 for 5 with 3 runs scored, while Haylee Smith had an RBI, a stolen base, and scored a run. Mary Claire Jones scored 2 runs, and Emma Clemons added a hit. Julia Grace Riggs had a hit, an RBI, and scored a run, while Jessie Kate Cobb added a hit and an RBI. Chloe Jordan added a hit and scored a run.
The Lady Rebels will travel to Briarfield Academy in Lake Providence on Tuesday, September 13, for a very important district game. Let’s go Lady Rebels!
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