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East Prairie, NMCC post wins

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Meghan Massey
NEW MADRID -- Heather Robey and New Madrid County Central both added to their impressive streaks on Monday afternoon, sweeping Bernie in a doubleheader.

As a team, NMCC ran its consecutive win streak to 44 games. Individually, Robey chalked up her fourth perfect game of the season.

In the first game on Monday, she didn't allow any runs or hits, taking 13 batters down by strikeout in a 9-0 victory. At the plate, the Lady Eagles saw two hits each from Autumn Walker and Megan Rinehart.

Lauren Daniels, Robey and Melissa Robinson contributed one hit each. Bernie's Jessica Stone was charged with the loss.

In Monday's second game, NMCC defeated Bernie 8-1. Walker got her first varsity start and threw a no-hitter, allowing no earned runs with 12 walks.

She also aided her own cause on offense, recording two hits. Megan Rinehart also had two hits. Other hits came from Daniels, Robey, Heather Redd and Amelia Porter.

Bernie's Lara Ford was charged with the loss.

"It was great weather to play," said NMCC coach Steve Rogers. "We had to well-pitched games. I was really pleased with Autumn, having never pitched (varsity) before, and we played real well behind her."

NMCC (8-0) will travel to Twin Rivers on Wednesday.

EAST PRAIRIE -- East Prairie's softball team improved to 4-3 on Monday afternoon, scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Delta 6-5.

A Jade Marcum double tied the game in the top of the sixth, then Molly Triplett brought home the winning run to give East Prairie the victory.

On the mound, staff ace Meghan Massey picked up the win, giving up seven hits and one walk. She also recorded nine strikeouts in her seven innings of work.

Offensively, Massey and Summer Holdiness both went 2-for-3. Marcum finished the game 2-for-4 and Brittany Woodward was 2-for-4.

Delta's Martin was charged with the loss. The Lady Bobcats saw hits from Cook, Martin, Johnson, Elliott and Heidermann. East Prairie (4-3) will play two games today, facing Charleston and Scott Central in a make-up. Both games will be played at East Prairie.


Nikki Kitchens batted 3-for-3 leading Dexter to an uncontested 17-2 win over Puxico on Monday.

Kitchens also got the three-inning win, allowing two runs and one hit with four strikeouts.

"We did what we were supposed to do," said Dexter coach Don Goodwin. "Puxico is looking for a pitcher. They lost both of their pitchers last year. A couple of them tried, but couldn't get it over the plate. They walked a lot of people."

Behind Kitchens, the Lady Bearcats also saw hits from Melissa Jones, Carrie DeArmann, Brittany Greer, Tonia Darnell and Josie Arciola.

Puxico's Reuther was charged with the loss. Sifford had the Lady Indians' only hit.

Dexter (4-4) will travel to Bernie today at 4 p.m.