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NMCC beats Blytheville, 40-0

Thursday, April 3, 2003

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- New Madrid County Central's softball team traveled to Blytheville and brought an awfully big stick with them for Tuesday's doubleheader.

In the first game, the Lady Eagles plated an eye-popping 40 runs on 25 hits, shellacking the Lady Chickasaws 40-0 in just three innings.

"We hit the ball extremely well," said NMCC coach Steve Rogers. "When you get 25 hits, you're going to score a lot of runs. We tried to keep (the score) down, but you can't tell the girls not to hit the ball. We played everybody we had."

Heather Robey threw a perfect game in the three frames, taking eight batters down via strikeout. At the plate, she had five hits and one home run.

Autumn Walker also had five hits and scored six run. Megan Rinehart finished with four hits, three of which were home runs.

"They were legit hits," said Rogers. "The wind affected a few of the fly balls, but there were some balls that were hit well over 200 feet."

Ashley Brittain recorded four hits. Heather Redd and Laura Carter each added three hits and Lauren Daniels contributed two hits.

NMCC won the second game of the double bill 16-1. The Lady Eagles only batted twice in the win, improving to 4-0 on the season.

Robey picked up the win, allowing one hit.

Offensively, NMCC saw two hits each from Rinehart, Amelia Porter and Carter.

Ashley Wrather, Jenni Glenn, Brittain, Melissa Robinson and Rouchen DeLisle had one hit each.

NMCC will travel to North Pemiscot today for a 4 p.m. game.