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September 9, 2013

Cougars claw Tornadoes, beat Philadelphia, 10-3

PHILADELPHIA — PHILADELPHIA -- Newton County scored four times each in the fourth and seventh frames to knock off homestanding Philadelphia 10-3 in area softball action Monday night at Burnside Park.

The Lady Cougars (8-2) didn’t have a hit until the fourth inning, when five of the first six batters reached safely.

    Philly got within 5-3 after five innings, but Newton County got one insurance run in the sixth and four more in the seventh.

    Hannah May, Ashton Lampton, Shea Alexander and Mary Snowden had two hits each in the win. May scored twice, Lampton doubled and scored twice and Alexander drove in two.

RoNeisha Brown had one hit and two RBIs; while Darby Bishop, Shelby Barrett, Latesia Davis and Lindsey Savell added hits.

    Meagan Higginbotham was the winning pitcher, while Kambresha Griffin took the loss.

Griffin, Precious Sanders and Marsha Hunt all had two hits for Philly -- with Sanders scoring twice. Alyssa Davis, T’Kambry Jordan, Isabella Fulton and Kenyetta Moore all had a hit.

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