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Warriors win third straight 1-4A title
by H. Lee Smith II
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Three years back in Class 4A and three Division Tournament titles. Corinth claimed its third consecutive Division 1-4A title on Wednesday, carding a 323 at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club. The Warriors and Amory, which finished 10 strokes back, both earned berths in the Class 4A State Tournament. Pontotoc’s Denver Russell also qualified again after earning medalist honors with a 70. In addition, Corinth’s Courtney Craven fired a 92 in the girls’ tournament to punch her ticket to the Girls’ State Tournament. CHS didn’t have the required two golfers that make up a team effort. Corinth beat Amory by 24 strokes at last year’s match at Shiloh Falls. Curtis Dillinger, who led the team with a 78 last season, paved the way this time around with a 76. Noah McQueen was second with a 79, matching his total and place among the Warrior five last season. Corinth finished tied for fourth at the 2013 Class 4A State Tournament. In their first year back in 4A in 2012, Corinth finished second to Lewisburg. Corinth 323, Amory 333, Pontotoc 371, Ripley 404, Itawamba 411, Tish County 457 CORINTH (323) -- Curtis Dillinger 76, Noah McQueen 79, Kyle Webb 80, Bryant Carlton 88. AMORY (333) -- W. Thompson 81, T. Young 83, H. Minich 84, C. Koehn 85. PONTOTOC (371) -- Denver Russell 70, A.J. Martin 98, N. Stafford 100, G. Grubbs 103. RIPLEY (404) -- O. Childs 94, B. Lewellen 98, H. Harrison 100, H. Swords 112. ITAWAMBA (411) -- B. West 92, H. Clayton 92, B. Briggs 110, C. Petre 117. TISH COUNTY (457) -- T. Smith 101, J. Murphy 102, D. Whitlock 105, D. Meador 149. Medalist: Russell, Pontotoc
Aggies qualify for state match
by H. Lee Smith II
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Booneville bounced back, while Kossuth repeated last year’s feat. The Blue Devils claimed the Division 1-3A Golf Tournament championship on Wednesday, beating out Kossuth by 33 strokes -- 329 to 362. Booneville finished dead last at last year’s annual event at Shiloh Ridge, 20 strokes from the qualifying runner-up slot. Kossuth (362) took five strokes off of last year’s showing and earned another berth in the State Tournament. The Aggies shot a 367 last season, finishing second to Belmont. The Cardinals rounded out the three-team field with a 369. Ripley, which finished third last season, moved up to Class 4A. Alcorn Central’s Alex Tull also earned a spot in the State Tournament my earning medalist honors. The senior paced the field with a 72. Kossuth finished fifth in their first state foray last season. The Aggies were just six strokes behind Belmont for fourth place. Booneville 329, Kossuth 362, Belmont 369 BOONEVILLE (329) -- Tate Dickerson 77, Preston Jones 83, Dakota Dillingham 84, Austin Lauderdale 85, Alex Floyd 91. KOSSUTH (362) -- Jack Kather 80, Luke Lyles 91, Jake Hardin 92, Nick Crump 99, Jacob Meeks 99. BELMONT (369) -- Ken Waddell 80, Hunter Lucas 90, Chase Shumaker 98, Cory Hogan 101, Logan Witcher 106. Medalist: Alex Tull, 72, Alcorn Central
Softball
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Northeast 3, Holmes 2 Game 1 @ Booneville Holmes 000 200 0 -- 2 9 1 NE 001 020 x -- 3 8 1 WP: Chelsea Buntin (9-11). LP: Katie Johnston (6-11). Multiple Hits: (H) Michelle Gregory 2, Charneissa Gordon 2; (NE) Whittney Gee 2, Buntin 2. 2B: (H) Keana Wash, Gregory; (NE) Bianca Chagolla, Buntin. Northeast 10, Holmes 2 Game 2 Holmes 100 01 -- 2 4 2 NE 210 25 -- 10 17 2 WP: Bianca Chagolla (7-9). LP: Brett Whitlock (8-11). Multiple Hits: (NE) Chelsea Buntin 3, Trenisha King 3, Shannon Goode 3, Bre Agnew 2, Haley Christian 2, Chagolla 2. 2B: (H) Keana Wash; (NE) Chagolla 2, Christian, Goode. 3B: (NE) Buntin. HR: (NE) Goode. Records: Holmes 14-25 (9-13), Northeast 19-23 (14-8). Notes: With the sweep, Northeast clinched a spot in the 2014 MACJC State Playoffs with seeding still to be determined. It is the eighth time in nine seasons under the direction of head coach Jody Long that Northeast has qualified for the postseason. The Tigers host rival Northwest tomorrow at 2 p.m. in their final MACJC North Division games of the season. Tuesday’s Game Wheeler 6, Biggersville 4 Wheeler 000 202 2 -- 6 8 2 B’ville 000 112 0 -- 4 5 4 WP: Tutor. LP: Ally Settlemires. Multiple Hits: (W) N. Glover 4, T. McGee 2. (B) Jada Tubbs. 2B: (W) K. Moore, J. Tutor. (B) Settlemires. 3B: (B) Tubbs. Record: Biggersville 9-10, 4-4 Division 1-1A
Landlord license draws opposition
by Brant Sappington
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Booneville aldermen took no action Tuesday on a proposed landlord licensing ordinance, one day after a heated public hearing in which local landlords voiced intense opposition to the proposal.
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