Missy Gators rack up the runs against Pearl

Published 12:34 pm Tuesday, April 5, 2022

After a long winter’s slumber, Vicksburg High’s softball bats are finally starting to awaken.

Harmony Harris and Trinity McGloster had three RBIs apiece, and the Missy Gators banged out 14 hits as they beat Pearl 14-8 on Monday.

Vicksburg (7-10) scored eight runs or more for the fifth time in seven games, and won its third in a row. In its first 10 games, Vicksburg reached that total twice.

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Pearl had a 5-3 lead before Vicksburg scored 11 runs total in the fifth and sixth innings to surge in front for good. Harris doubled in two runs in the fifth inning and one in the sixth, and scored both times.

Harris finished the game 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored. McGloster also had two doubles, along with three RBIs and two runs scored.

Jordan Grace had three hits, including a double, and an RBI, while Lexi Kistler and Charli VanNorman had two hits and one RBI each. The Missy Gators hit seven doubles in all.

Alaina Green went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Pearl (10-10).

Vicksburg will host Cleveland Central on Thursday. The junior varsity will play at 5 p.m. and the varsity at 6:15.