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George County, Harrison Central headline All Region 8-5A/6A slow pitch softball team

George County's Anna Adams drives a pitch against Neshoba Central hitter at the 5A-6A state finals last month. Adams was named the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A’s top defensive player.
George County's Anna Adams drives a pitch against Neshoba Central hitter at the 5A-6A state finals last month. Adams was named the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A’s top defensive player. Chris Todd/Special to the Sun Herald

George County took three of the four major awards in District 8, Region 8-5A/6A slow pitch softball.

Neely McLeod earned District MVP honors. Coach Keith Essary was named District 8, Region 8-5A/6A coach of the year. Anna Adams was named the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A’s top defensive player.

Amari Ramsey of Harrison Central earned the other award, the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A’s best offensive player.

George County, the 5A/6A South State champions and state runner-up, also placed Kaitlyn Passeau, Megan Morse and Ramey Cochran on the All-District team alongside McLeod and Adams.

The Red Rebelettes were represented by Ramsey, Jhericka Strickland, Desirea Lindsey, Kayla Cade.

Rebecca Cuevas, Megan Sexton, Mercedes Pride and Sydney-Brooke Sims earned a spot on the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A team for West Harrison.

Amari Carter and Saige Hebert represent D’Iberville on the District 8, Region 8-5A/6A squad. Christine Marsland of Biloxi also made the team.

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