Meridian Star

March 28, 2014

Clarkdale blanks Newton in 3 innings

from staff reports
The Meridian Star

— It only took three innings for Clarkdale High School to come out on top versus Newton High School.

Riding winning pitcher Heather Harwell’s strong performance, the Lady Bulldogs blanked Newton 15-0. Harwell gave up just one hit and struck out five in three innings of work.

Ashley McLeod went 2-for-2 with three RBIs for the Lady Bulldogs, while Aubrey Hart was 2-for-3. Meredith Hunt tallied two RBIs for Clarkdale.

The game was called after three innings due to the 15-runs-after-three mercy rule.

The Lady Bulldogs (7-6) are scheduled to host Lake High School at 5 p.m. today, weather permitting.



Jake Miller got the win for Southeast Lauderdale High School as the Tigers beat Raleigh Thursday.

Miller struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings to improve to 4-1 on the year.

Gage Hagan went 3-for-5 for Southeast, and James Gibson had a triple. Mason Irby tallied a double.

Southeast (8-6) will host Northeast Lauderdale High School Saturday.