Lady Panthers play weekend “Classic”


By Kelly Phillips - [email protected]



Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Lady Panther Junior Susanna Higgins hits in a game at Russellville High School. The Lady Panthers played five games over the weekend.


Pitcher Tara Gilbert fires to the plate in a previous game at home. Gilbert pitched against some of the top teams in the state of Tennessee over the weekend.


Tonisha Hampton dives for a hit up the first base line earlier in the season. The Lady Panthers will travel to Logan County on Tuesday.


Senior Cierra Collins fields a ball against Edmonson County at home.


The Lady Panthers had a busy weekend in Clarksville Tennessee. They played five games as part of the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Classic. The Lady Panthers faced some of the top teams in the state during the weekend.

On Friday, Russellville fell 12-0 to powerful Summit from Spring Hill Tennessee. The Lady Panthers had three hits in the game, including a double from Cierra Collins. Later on Friday, the game against Macon County ended 2-2. The Lady Panthers collected four hits in that contest. Tara Gilbert took care of the pitching for Russellville. She allowed five hits and only one earned run.

Saturday was a tough day for the Russellville softball team. They lost three games to tough teams. Lincoln County beat them 8-0. Lexington Tennessee was victorious 10-0. Lincoln County from Fayetteville Tennessee beat the Lady Panthers 8-0.

The Lady Panthers will play Logan County on Tuesday at Logan County High School.

Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Lady Panther Junior Susanna Higgins hits in a game at Russellville High School. The Lady Panthers played five games over the weekend.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_newNDLsoftball20174109208983.jpgPhotos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Lady Panther Junior Susanna Higgins hits in a game at Russellville High School. The Lady Panthers played five games over the weekend.

Pitcher Tara Gilbert fires to the plate in a previous game at home. Gilbert pitched against some of the top teams in the state of Tennessee over the weekend.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_newNDLsoftball-2201741092011912.jpgPitcher Tara Gilbert fires to the plate in a previous game at home. Gilbert pitched against some of the top teams in the state of Tennessee over the weekend.

Tonisha Hampton dives for a hit up the first base line earlier in the season. The Lady Panthers will travel to Logan County on Tuesday.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_newNDLsoftball-3201741092014972.jpgTonisha Hampton dives for a hit up the first base line earlier in the season. The Lady Panthers will travel to Logan County on Tuesday.

Senior Cierra Collins fields a ball against Edmonson County at home.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_newNDLsoftball-4201741092017528.jpgSenior Cierra Collins fields a ball against Edmonson County at home.

By Kelly Phillips

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