By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal
While Noxapater’s 6-2 loss to West Lowndes last Friday knocked the
Tigers out of the playoff hunt, the season is far from over for coach
Casey Orr’s squad.
“We still have seven or eight games to play over the next couple of
weeks,” Orr said. “We are just going to keep the young guys focused
on the big picture and keep on working to get better for next year.
They are still building on their ultimate goal of building a strong
The Tigers lost to French Camp 17-0 last Tuesday before dropping the
6-2 decision to the WL Panthers on Friday. Then on Saturday, the
Tigers bounced back and took a 7-6 win over Sebastopol.
Keonte Daniels had a big game for the Tigers in that contest, as he
picked up the win on the mound by tossing five innings, before R.J.
Pierce came on to pick up the save.
Noxapater took a 7-1 lead thanks to a pair of doubles from Daniels,
who also added a single.
The Tigers were set to visit Weir on Tuesday night, before visiting
Philadelphia Thursday at 6:30 p.m., then hosting the Tornadoes
Saturday at 1 p.m.
Lady Tigers look to get back on winning trail
By Austin Bishop
The Winston County
The Lady Tigers dropped a couple games last week, but look to get
back into the win column this week.
Noxapater was set to play Weir on Monday and West Lowndes on Tuesday,
before paying a visit to Nanih Waiya on Thursday.
Two weeks ago Noxapater picked up a pair of wins over West Point. On
Monday, March 25 the Lady Tigers took a 19-13 road win over the Lady
Green Wave, before posting a 15-5 win over West Point in Noxapater
three days later.
Treasure Lynch had four hits and Anna Claire Webb stroked a homer and
two singles to pace Noxapater in the 19-13 victory. Kiera Phillips
had a triple and two singles for the winners, while Chelsea Moore
belted a homer and single and Hanna Hamilton had a pair of singles.
Tamerica Yarbrough and Breanna Glass each tripled for Noxapater.
It was the sixth inning that made the difference for the Lady Tigers
in the game, as they scored seven runs behind the power of a trio of
Madison Barnett was the winning pitcher for the Lady Tigers.
Lynch also had four hits in Noxapater’s 15-5 win over West Point,
while Phillips, Webb and Hamilton had two hits each and Glass stroked
Barnett was once again the winning pitcher.
The Lady Tigers lost to Nanih Waiya 10-5 last Tuesday to fall to 2-1
in division play. Madelyn Wilkes had two hits for Noxapater, while
Webb doubled and Haley Pierce, Glass, Hamilton and Barnett had a
Sebastopol took a 7-1 win over Noxapater on Friday, as the Lady
Tigers could only manage four hits. Barnett doubled for the Lady
Tigers, while Yarbrough, Glass and Webb each had a single.