By Les Dixon
SOUTH LAUREL — The Williamsburg Lady Yellow Jackets continue to show signs of improvement and picked up a couple of wins during their 7-2 loss to the South Laurel Lady Cardinals.
Defending region champion Neha Rao won her match against Rachel Rains, 8-0, while Williamsburg’s Hannah Thomas picked up an 8-3 victory in singles action while Tess Perkins and Hannah Byrd won their doubles match, 8-6.
South Laurel 7, Williamsburg 2
No. 1 Rachel Rains (W) lost to Neha Rao (SL), 8-0
No. 2 Kaitlyn Taylor (W) lost to Emily Turner (SL), 8-6
No. 3 Jena Shaw (W) lost Makenzie Jones (SL), 8-3
No. 4 Tess Perkins (W) lost to Savanna Durham (SL), 8-3
No. 5 Hannah Thomas (W) def. Kayla Cornett (SL), 8-3
No. 6 Hannah Byrd lost to Hannah Amburgey (SL), 8-3
No. 1 Rains/Shaw (W) lost to Rao/Turner (SL), 8-0
No. 2 Taylor/Thomas (W) lost to Jones/Durham (SL), 8-3
No. 3 Perkins/Byrd (W) def. Amburgey/McCowan (SL), 8-6
By Les Dixon
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North Laurel senior Austin Thompson clubbed a home run while driving in two runs during a 2-for-4 effort to lead his Jaguars to their fourth straight win on Monday, defeating McCreary Central, 12-0.
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Coming in to the 2014 Lady Redhound Softball Classic Corbin head coach Chris Hart said just like he’s said all season, he wanted his team to continue to improve each time it stepped on the field.
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