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Lady Hilltoppers rout Tribe, 19-2

March 24th, 2011 10:45 pm by Dave Ongie

Lady Hilltoppers rout Tribe, 19-2

Dobyns-Bennett pitcher Samantha Lilley winds up and delivers during Thursday Big 8 Conference game with Science Hill. Ned Jilton II photo.


KINGSPORT — The 2011 softball season has been a hit-or-miss proposition so far for Science Hill.

Unfortunately for Dobyns-Bennett, Thursday’s performance at Indian Highland Park was a hit in every sense of the word for the Lady Hilltoppers.

Science Hill pounded out 20 hits, played solid defense and rebounded from a 10-0 flop against Daniel Boone on Tuesday with a resounding 19-2 Big 8 Conference victory over the Tribe.

Lady Hilltoppers coach Jerry Higgins said he and assistant Bob Dempsey “came up with a great name for this team. Jekyll and Hyde — either we show up and play or we don’t.

“Today we hit it and we caught it. Tuesday we didn’t hit it or catch it.”

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