05-11-08 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 11, 2008

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Jason Simmons hits two home runs and Chris McCraney scores the winning run on Doug Johnson’s squeeze play as South Natchez defeats Long Beach 6-5 in the Class 5A playoffs.

TEN YEARS AGO — Despite a 3-for-3 performance by Abby Donald which included two home runs, the ACCS Lady Rebels lose to rival Parklane 11-8 in the title game of the Class AAA-AAAA State Tournament.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Thanks to a first-place finish by Janice Davis and a third-place finish by Taji Dorsey in the 200 meters, Natchez High’s girls track team wins its third straight Class 5A state track championship.

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