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Franklinton Jr. High baseball, softball having success

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The Franklinton Junior High School Falcons baseball team recently defeated Creekside Jr High in Pearl River, 8-1. The Falcons also celebrated their first-ever homerun, a three-run shot by seventh grade catcher Ethan Williams.

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This year, Franklinton Junior High School had its first softball team and posted an 8-2 record. The only two losses were to Madisonville in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 3-1. Besides that, they won one game by a run, one by five and the rest by at least 10.

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Franklinton Junior High eighth grader Aleigha Fussell prepares to release a pitch during a game this season.