By Molly Seales
Monday, September 19, was senior night for Lady Rebel softball players Jessie Kate Cobb and Emma Clemons. Both of them have played on the Riverdale Lady Rebel softball team for seven years and are team captains this year. They have earned numerous awards over their career of softball. They came to play, and they combined to throw a no-hitter in the RA 14-0 victory over Northeast Baptist School. Cobb got the win, pitching 2.1 innings and striking out 4 batters. Clemons pitched 2.2 innings and struck out 5 batters. Northeast Baptist’s one base runner was on a walk by Clemons.
Jadyn King had the hot bat for the Lady Rebels, going 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI. Haylee Smith was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs. Mary Claire Jones was 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs and 3 stolen bases. Chloe Jordan was also 1 for 2 with an RBI and 2 stolen bases. Hanna Huddleston was 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs. Jessie Kate Cobb added a hit and an RBI, Kylie Donald had 2 RBIs, and Julia Grace Riggs added an RBI. Runs were scored by Riggs (3,) Jones (2,) Donald (2,) Smith, Huddleston, and Clemons scored a run each. Pinch runners Lilly Guillot and Emma Giddings scored 2 runs each.
The Lady Rebels will travel to Claiborne Academy on Tuesday, the 20th and will begin play in the South A Tournament in Sterlington on Saturday, September 24th. Good luck Lady Rebels!
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