Published 1:35 pm Friday, April 9, 2021
Franklinton’s Lady Demons are the District 9-4A champion.
The Lady Demons swept the district, winning all eight games against the league.
Franklinton capped off its undefeated league play with a 5-4 victory over Pearl River on the road Wednesday.
This is the second-straight season the Lady Demons have been part of a district title.
In 2019, Franklinton was co-district champion with Lakeshore.
The majority of the 2020 season was cancelled because of the pandemic.
In Wednesday’s game, Ashlyn Welch recorded two hits, both doubles, with a run batted in and three runs scored.
Skylar Branch tripled.
Brylie Fowler and Missouri Varnado scored a run each, while Albanie Fussell and Bailey Brooks both drove in a run.
Aleigha Fussell threw a complete game, allowing no earned runs on six hits with eight strikeouts and four walks.