Lady Bulldogs win first district match over Provine

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 30, 2000

The Natchez Lady Bulldogs won their first district game Tuesday, bombing Provine 16-1 in Jackson.

Natchez was virtually unstoppable at the plate. Kelly Fuller, Deanna Butts, Dalisa Lewis, Krystal Brown, Mayble Green and Miracle Calcote all went 3-3, and Leslie Patrick

was 3-4.

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Butts, Brown and Chrystal Sylvester all hit home runs.

Lewis pitched the entire game, earning the win and allowing only one run.

&uot;I saw improvement,&uot; said Natchez head coach Sue Johnson. &uot;As long as I see improvement, I know we’re doing fine. It’s just going to take a little time.&uot;

Natchez improved to 3-3 on the season with the win, and is 1-0 in district play.

Next up for Natchez is another district foe, Jim Hill. The game will be played at 5 p.m. Aug. 31, in Natchez.

&uot;Jim Hill has improved tremendously over the last three years,&uot; Johnson said. &uot;It’s going to be a good game.

&uot;I hope we come out with a victory, but it will be a challenge,&uot; she added. &uot;A win will give us the confidence we need for the rest of the season.&uot;