The Newton County Lady Cougars added three more wins to their total this week as the playoffs... READ MORE
With a team loaded with senior talent, it’s easy to understand Union coach Jacob Casey’s frustration.
Union lost two key division contests last week, falling 5-3 to Philadelphia on Monday and 12-1 to Lake on Wednesday. Union took a 25-0 win over Newton on Tuesday.
Newton County Academy split a pair of games with rival Sylva Bay last week, setting up a must-win scenario with Clinton Christian next week.
The Generals beat Sylva Bay 9-3 on Tuesday but then dropped a 4-3 decision to the Saints on Thursday.
The Union Yellowjackets split a pair of games with Philadelphia this week and still have an opportunity to win the Division 4-2A championship.
Union took Game 1 of the series on Tuesday with a 7-0 win before losing a 4-3 decision on Friday.
Coming off the program’s first Class 4A state championship, Newton County has struggled with a rigorous schedule.
But that schedule paid off as Newton County beat rival West Lauderdale 5-2 to win the program’s 13th division title in 14 years.
The Lake Hornets moved into position to win the Division 4-2A championship with a sweep of rival Scott Central.
Lake beat Scott Central 8-4 on Tuesday and took a 9-4 win on Friday to sweep the two-game series from the Rebels.