Review, Preview, and Blankets of the Week (August 17)

SP SOFTBALL: Lady Wave softball (2-0) captured two big victories over Baldwyn and Pine Grove at the Mooreville Classic yesterday. They will host Myrtle Tuesday (5:00/6:30), travel to Bruce Thursday (5:00/6:30), and the South Pontotoc tournament Saturday.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wave volleyball (1-4) fell to Our Lady Academy, Starkville, Oxford, and Olive Branch at the Set it Off Challenge in Jackson. Coach Bishop’s team looks to rebound Tuesday when they travel to New Albany. JV will participate in the Madison Central High tournament Saturday.

XC: Both teams competed in an intrasquad meet at Ballard last Friday. XC will open 2014 at the Memphis Twilight next Saturday, August 30th.

FOOTBALL: Tupelo defeated IAHS 12-0 in a controlled-scrimmage in Fulton last Friday. THS will open the season at Lafayette Friday at 7 p.m. The Tupelo Football Pregame Show sponsored by Itawamba Community College will air at 6:30 and kickoff will be at 7:00 at www.goldenwaveathletics.com. Be sure to tune in!

BLANKETS OF THE WEEK:

  • Junior softballer Ali Watts finished the weekend 4 of 6 at the plate with two doubles, three runs, three RBIs in wins over Baldwyn and Pine Grove.
  • XC freshman Koji Dijkwel ran faster Friday than any run of the year last year. He helped the freshman group finish 3rd at Friday’s intrasquad run. 8th grader Olivia Love, who finished 10th on the team last season, opened the year placing 2nd overall.
  • Senior nose guard Jamal Wren played with high energy and help kick start the defense against IAHS Friday night.

 

 

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