Lady Tigers join ‘Sweet 16’ for season

Published 5:04 pm Friday, May 15, 2009

The Luverne Lady Tiger Softball Team traveled to Gulf Shores on Friday and Saturday to participate in the South Regional


“In Game 1, we lost a heartbreaker Friday morning to Choctaw County 1-0,” head coach Dale Simmons said.

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However, the team bounced back from the loss to defeat Abbeville 15-2

on Friday afternoon.

In Game 3 on Saturday, the Lady Tigers plated 5 runs in the 1st inning and held on to defeat a strong Headland squad 9-5. They then played

Wicksburg in Game 4 and lost another close game, 6-4.

The team finished fourth, which placed them in the “Sweet 16” to end the season.

Team members include Cassie May, Tiffany Weeks, Cami Gorey, Lacey Jones, Sunshine Willis, Jamesha Thompson, Rebecca McBride, Taylor Wright, Tori Free,

Erica Chambers, Victoria Nelson, and Lakedria Hall.