The Newton County Lady Cougars added three more wins to their total this week as the playoffs... READ MORE
After a mostly disappointing season, Newton County baseball coach Wyatt Tullos had something to smile about this past week.
The Cougars swept a Division 5-4A doubleheader from Quitman on Tuesday, winning 10-5 and 13-2. Then on Friday, the Cougars beat Enterprise 8-7 and Clarkdale 12-1.
The Newton County tennis team continues to wade through a difficult non-division schedule.
Newton County split four matches last week as they dropped a 5-2 match to Northwest Rankin and a 5-2 match to Madison Central. Newton County took a key division win over Northeast Jones and then beat Class 6A Clinton 6-1.
The Union tennis team lost three matches last week as they fell 7-0 to Newton County Academy and 6-1 to Pisgah. Union got close against Puckett in a 4-3 loss.
Puckett 4, Union 3
Puckett took a close one-point win over Union on Tuesday.
The Union Yellowjackets swept a pair of contests last week as they run-ruled Newton 13-1 and 17-1.
“That’s two more big district wins,” Union coach Dustin Hamrick said. “But we have got the biggest games of the season coming up.”
The Lake Lady Hornets only got in one game last week but made the most out of it.
The Lady Hornets got some solid pitching from Taylor Duncan and some big hits from Olivia Clay has they easily dispatched of Puckett 8-2 on Monday.
The Newton County Academy Generals took a season’s worth of frustrations out on Prentiss Christian on Friday.
The Generals swept a key division doubleheader from the Prentiss, beating the Saints 10-0 and 13-0 as NCA pitching gave up just three hits on the day.