Speech to Text for Area Scores (May 9, 2019)
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in late march, north pontotoc and booneville's baseball teams split a pair of games against each other. each team won at home. fast forward to may, and the two division rivals are playing again for the class 3a north half championship. game one of the best-of-three series in ecru. no score in the bottom of the fourth. north pontotoc has the bases loaded. braxton sudduth with the line drive, but zac gann with the nice snag at third. blue devils would get out of the inning unscathed. but the vikings would load the bases again in the fifth, and after a sac fly makes it one- nothing, ty roberson with a base hit to right. sheffield anthony rounds third and scores to make it two- nothing, north pontotoc. later in the frame, more from the vikings. it's sudduth back at the plate. and this time, no one's catching it. off the wall in right center. hence hooper scores to make it five-nothing, north pontotoc. vikings go on to win, seven- nothin. game two scheduled for friday in booneville, weather permitting. just one other area baseball game played tonight. class 4a north half opener between pontotoc and new hope. trojans win, 7-6. game two friday in pontotoc, weather permitting. the state high school softball championships are underway at mississippi state. tishomingo county is playing for its first state title. the braves taking on longtime powerhouse newton county in game one of their class 4a series. to nusz park we go. tishomingo county strikes first in the bottom of the first.... macy busby cracks a two-run homer over the left-field wall.... the lady cougars come back to tie it at two... a newton county error in the bottom of the 3rd allows tish to re-take the lead... the lady braves tack on another run in the fifth on ashlyn overby's sac-fly to center... tish was three outs away from winning game 1..... but the nine-time champions from newton county rallied in the top of the 7th.... landree amis scores the go- ahead run on shelby anderson's sac-fly.. newton county wins game one, 5-4. game 2 set for a 12:30 start tomorrow. the end." 'we had a couple chances to score and didn't get the runs in, and they did. when you're in a state championship, you gotta take advantage of your situations. we're gonna fight tomorrow. this thing ain't over. i promise you, we're gonna fight till the end.' southern miss is also hosting the state softball championships. but rain postponed today's action. in class 1a, vardaman and smithville. and in class 3a, south pontotoc and choctaw central. all games in hattiesburg have been postponed until monday and tuesday. ole miss and mississippi