Vicksburg defeats Lawrence County, 10-8

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 18, 2010

Clyde Kendrick’s two-run double broke a 6-all tie in the top of the sixth inning, and Vicksburg High (16-9) went on to beat Lawrence County.

Jacob Thomas homered, doubled and drove in three runs for Vicksburg, while Kendrick, Lamar Anthony, Jonathan Clay and Cody Waddell all had two hits apiece.

The Gators were coming off a a tough division doubleheader against Greenville-Weston on Friday night. They swept the Hornets, 12-8 in eight innings in game one and 11-9 in game two. VHS scored five runs in the seventh inning to tie game one, all after Greenville’s catcher dropped a third strike that would have ended the game.

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Vicksburg controls its own destiny in the race for the Division 4-6A championship. It can finish first by beating both Clinton and Warren Central this week.