High School Sports

Prep roundup: Future Mississippi State Bulldog wins golf tournament

D’Iberville’s Hannah Levi is committed to Mississippi State.
D’Iberville’s Hannah Levi is committed to Mississippi State. File photo

D’Iberville’s Hannah Levi was the low medalist at the St. Martin Invitational hosted at the Sunkist Country Club on Thursday. Levi, a Mississippi State commit, shot a 35. Lindsey Wescovich of St. Martin and D’Iberville’s Hassen Dorsey placed second and third with a 47 and 48. D’Iberville won the tournament with an 83, followed by St. Martin (97) and Biloxi (112).

GCHS takes invitational: George County topped 18 other teams to claim Thursday’s Admiral Invitational, hosted at the Great Southern Golf Club. Cy Smith led the Rebels and landed on the All-Tournament team with a 75. Sean Smith (79), River Maskew (84), Noah Maskew (88) and Ethan Mason (122) helped build the Rebels’ score of 326. Gulfport , St. Stanislaus and West Jones all tied with scores of 333. The rest of the leaderboard included Pearl River Central (347), Biloxi (347), East Central (352), Ocean Springs (356), Pascagoula (363), D’Iberville (366), Picayune (370), Hancock (371), St. Martin (376), St. Patrick (377), Gautier (388), Stone (388), Vancleave (406) and Pass Christian (409). Long Beach did not have the four golfers needed to qualify for a team score. In addition to Cy Smith, the All-Tournament Team consisted of Gautier’s Bragg Eplin (79), Picayune’s Cameron Guidry (77), PRC’s Carter Nicholson (74) and the West Jones duo of Logan Pitts (78) and Ethan Dress (78).

Softball

East Central 9, Vancleave 1: Madison Parker powered ECHS (19-4, 7-1) to victory with a solo homer in a 2-for-3 performance. Kaylyn Jones went 3-for-3. Taylor Lawson surrendered just two hits to improve to 9-2.

Pass Christian 12, Forrest County AHS 1 (5 inn.): Amber Funderburk earned the win giving up one hit and one run while striking out seven. She also went 3-for-4 at the plate with eight RBIs on a single, triple and walk-off grand slam that ended the game. Cayleigh Myers and Michela Six had multiple hits as well. Six, Bri Smith and Marly Crawford also recorded RBIs. Smith and Myers scored three runs each.

St. Patrick 22, Seminary 2 (3 inn.): Olivia Allen hit a grand slam to help St. Patrick (14-2, 6-0) run-rule Seminary. Sarah D’Aquilla and Raven Blackwell also hit homers. Blackwell finished with four RBIs. Morgan McCrea was 3-for-4 at the plate. Anna D’Aquilla struck out six in the win.

West Harrison 13, Gautier 2: Anna Necaise improved to 4-0 on the year, surrendering just four hits. Sydney-Brooke Sims tallied a triple and three RBIs. Emily Cuevas hit two doubles and four RBIs. Jada Walker collected three hits. Necaise, Marley Sims and Megan Sexton added two hits apiece for WHHS (15-7, 4-0).

Picayune 1 Pearl River Central 0: The Tide scored the game’s lone run in the sixth inning. Elizabeth Taggard singled and scored on a double off the bat of Marissa “Poppy” McDonald. The Tide defense allowed 1 hit behind the pitching of Megan Dudenhefer, who struck out 16 and walked two.

Other scores: Long Beach 11, Pascagoula 4.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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