Simpson Academy Softball

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Simpson Academy Girl’s Softball team heads to the final 4 on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12 PM.

Simpson Cougars
Team following Magnolia Heights Game (won 3-1)

The team is one win away from playing for the Over all State Championship!  Simpson will take on Hillcrest Academy at the Jimmy Clyde Sportsplex.

In Saturday’s games, Simpson defeated Magnolia Heights (#1 in the north) 3-1.  Simpson played Silliman Institute at 4.  The Cougars showed out and defeated the team 12-4.  Silliman is located in Clinton, LA.  Magnolia Heights is located in Senatobia, MS.  Carson Smith (8th grade) pitched both winning games.

Simpson Academy Softball
Team holds meeting after game in “Maddie’s” tent

The young team (only one senior, Maddie Moody) stuck together and pushed through a few bad calls and team errors to advance to the Final 4.

Maddie Moody & Jeff Wedgeworth
Senior Maddie Moody and Coach Jeff Wedgeworth

Simpson will need to win the 12 o’clock game against Hillcrest to continue their climb for the goal.

Kelly Greer
Coach Kelly Greer and Mallory Duncan
Coach Windham and Mallory Duncan

Team Members:  Danni Cooper (7th grade), Sydney Kate Russell (Freshman), Zy Cole (Junior), Anna Joy Blain (8th grade), Olivia Banes (Sophomore), Kylin Chisholm (7th grade), Hailey Roberts (Junior), Lilly Overby (Junior), Gracie Giodano (Sophomore), Carson (8th grade), Avery Vanderford (8th grade), Mallory Duncan (7th grade), Maddie Moody (Senior), Emma G Wallace (8th grade), Regan Brown (8th grade), Jayda Smith (7th grade), Montgomery Boleware (8th Grade), Elie Stewart (7th Grade),Caroline East (7th) grade), Natalie Styron (Freshman), Ma’Nia Womack (Sophomore), Lilly Davis (Freshman), and Karlee Holbrook (7th grade).

Coaches:  Meggan Windham, Kelly Greer, and Jeff Wedgeworth

Simpson Academy Softball

Senior Maddie Moody and her grandmother Donna Hankins
Senior Maddie Moody and her parents Kade and Jackie Moody

 

 

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