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Lady Panthers win 3 of 5 in busy stretch
Liberty Countys Navia Telfair slides into second base against Wayne County on Wednesday at LCHS. - photo by Photo by Edward Blackmon

The Liberty County softball team dominated its home doubleheader Friday against New Hampstead.

The Lady Panthers won the first game 9-0 and took the second game 13-1.

Statistics had not been posted by press time from the games. Liberty’s schedule this week also was unknown as this issue went to press.

Liberty County 6, Thomson 1
Thomson 2, Liberty County 1

In Thursday’s first game at Portal, the Lady Panthers used a four-run sixth inning to pull away for the win.

Kathryn Carter pitched all seven innings for Liberty, holding Thomson to three hits and a walk while striking out 10 batters.

At the plate for the Lady Panthers, De’Anna Gumataotao had a double, two RBIs and a run. Mackenna Tippett had two hits and both scored and drove in a run.

Tia Anderson drew two walks and scored a run.

Thomson eked out a win in the second game by scoring a run in the top of the eighth.

Kaleigh Fisher had two hits, while Rachael Smith had two walks and scored Liberty’s only run.

Wayne County 6, Liberty County 0

The Lady Panthers held to three hits — one each by Rachael Smith, Dejah Smith and Tia Anderson — in Wednesday’s home game.

Kathryn Carter got the start for Liberty and gave up five unearned runs, four hits and a walk in 4 innings. She struck out two batters. Kaleigh Fisher pitched the final 2 innings and gave up one unearned run, two hits and two walks to go with one strikeout.

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