Lady Cardinals stay unbeaten on volleyball court

From Staff reports

Jonesboro swept past both Luella and Banneker Thursday afternoon to stay unbeaten on the 2005 season.

The Lady Cardinals defeated Luella 25-18, 25-11 and equally dominated Banneker 25-12 and 25-10.

Prep softball

Jonesboro 17, Washington 0: Lady Cardinals pitcher Heather Lowry impressively struck out 11 of 12 batters she faced in a dominating effort that also included 4 RBIs at the plate.

Offensively for Jonesboro, Donisha Harrison also had two hits and two RBI. Kelssie Currin went 3 for 4 with two RBI and Heather McCarty also drove in a pair of Lady Cardinal runs. Jessica Martin and Megan Baity each had RBIs for Jonesboro in the win

ELCA 3, Mt. Zion-Carroll 1. The Eagle's Landing Christian Academy Lady Chargers picked up a huge region victory Thursday night, defeating last year's Region 5-A champions 3-1 in nine innings.

Rachel Irby drove in the winnings runs and Hope Rush struck out 14.

Luella 1, Eagle's Landing 0: The Luella Lady Lions won an old-fashion pitchers' duel Thursday afternoon, defeating their region and county rivals 1-0.

Dutchtown 3, Upson Lee 0: Rachel Wise and Amber Cassell both had RBI doubles and Kelsey Sponable pitched a two-hitter and finished with six strikeouts.

Union Grove 1, Morgan County O: The top-ranked Union Grove Lady Wolverines beat Morgan County 1-0 in eight innings.

Lauren Peters scored the winning run.