Review, Preview, and Blankets of the Week (Sept. 28)

SP SOFTBALL: Lady Wave softball defeated Saltillo last Tuesday but lost to the Tigers in a double-header Thursday. They also lost to South Pontotoc yesterday. They will host Bruce Tuesday and travel to Calhoun City Saturday.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wave volleyball (11-11, 2-1) lost to Starkville last Tuesday but defeated Columbus Thursday. Varsity traveled to Clinton’s tournament at Mississippi College yesterday and went 1-3. THS will host Tish. County tomorrow, travel to Olive Branch Tuesday, and host Southaven Thursday.

XC: Both squads ran at the Gulf Coast Stampede in Pensacola, FL yesterday. Christina Daniels (6th), Olivia Love, Darnell Collier (1st), and Logan Long were all top finishers for Tupelo. Both teams will travel to Mississippi College in Clinton Saturday.

FOOTBALL: No. 3 Tupelo (5-0, 1-0) opened Div. 1-6A play with a convincing 43-6 win over Hernando last Friday. The Golden Wave will travel to Grenada Friday. The pregame show and game will be streamed LIVE at www.goldenwaveathletics.com.

SWIM: THS swim both too first place at last week’s invitation at the Tupelo Aquatic Center.

HOMECOMING: Senior Neely Brown was crowned Homecoming Queen last week. Her escort was Carson Roberts.

 

BLANKETS OF THE WEEK:

  • 8th grader Riley Chapman hit her first career home run against Saltillo last Thursday.
  • Junior libero Kaitlyn Wilson totaled 10 aces, 17 kills, and 36 digs in six matches last week.
  • Senior LB Demarcus Rogers had 11 solo tackles and four assisted in last week’s win over Hernando.

 

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