Natchez 11-12 team wins again in state tournament

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 2, 2000

The Natchez 11-12 year old All Star team got another strong pitching performance to win 8-1 over Clarksdale Tuesday night.

Cory Walker pitched a complete game and struck out 13 batters.

The win leaves Natchez the only undefeated team in the state tournament.

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Natchez jumped out on top early scoring five runs in the first inning.

Three of the runs came on a Wesley Davis triple.

Natchez picked up three more runs in the third inning.

A Cole Bradford double plated one of the runs and two others were scored on walks.

Walker’s 13 strikeouts is the second double-digit-strikeout performance in a row for Natchez.

Timmy Foster set a state tournament record by striking out 16 batters Sunday night.

Natchez will now face Yazoo City tonight at 8 p.m.