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Prep Softball: Cedarville, Mountainburg win league contests

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Hannah Jones (2) celebrates with Chesney Lovell after Jones scores during Tuesday’s doubleheader against Eureka Springs. This is Jones first season to play softball.</p>

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg’s Hannah Jones (2) celebrates with Chesney Lovell after Jones scores during Tuesday’s doubleheader against Eureka Springs. This is Jones first season to play softball.

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Kaylyn Moore bunts during the Lady Dragons’ doubleheader with Eureka Springs. Mountainburg scored 30 runs in seven innings.</p>

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg’s Kaylyn Moore bunts during the Lady Dragons’ doubleheader with Eureka Springs. Mountainburg scored 30 runs in seven innings.

<p>photo by STEPHANIE PARSON</p><p>Garrett Parson (second from left, in back) is congratulated by teammates when he reached home after his two-run home run in the first game of the doubleheader against Green Forest. Cedarville split the contests.</p>

photo by STEPHANIE PARSON

Garrett Parson (second from left, in back) is congratulated by teammates when he reached home after his two-run home run in the first game of the doubleheader against Green Forest. Cedarville split the contests.

<p>photo by STEPHANIE PARSON</p><p>The hit slips by Cedarville’s Logan Wheeler during the Green Forest doubleheader. Cedarville split the series.</p>

photo by STEPHANIE PARSON

The hit slips by Cedarville’s Logan Wheeler during the Green Forest doubleheader. Cedarville split the series.

Mountainburg continues to roll while Cedarville grabbed a split at Green Forest this week.

Mountainburg

The Lady Dragons improved to 6-0 overall an in 2A-4 Conference play with a pair of routs Tuesday at Eureka Springs.

Mountainburg won both games 15-0 with the first ending in three innings and the fourth concluding in four.

Sophomore Chesney Lovell combined both games with 18 strikeouts (10 in the second game) and didn’t give up any walks or hits in either game.

Lovell helped her own cause in the second game as she went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and an inside-the-park home run.

In the first game, Tianna Barton was 2 of 3 with two runs scored. Tia Carpenter was also 2 of 3 with a pair of runs, but both hits were doubles.

Cedarville

The Lady Pirates defeated Mulberry 12-4 before Spring Break and split with Green Forest to win two of its last three games.

Green Forest won the first game 6-5, but Cedarville (2-7) rallied back to clinch the nightcap 12-8.

Kendra Coughran won the second game for Cedarville.

Madi Swaim had nine RBIs combined in both Green Forest games. Malia Hernandez and Shanda Brown scored four runs each.

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