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Big third inning aids Pioneers

SOUTH POINT — Four into three equals eight.

What sounds like a bad math problem actually explains how the Wayne Lady Pioneers beat the South Point Lady Pointers 8-4 Thursday.

Wayne used four runs in the third inning to spark them to the win.

The Lady Pioneers had 13 hits with Nikki Dotson, Chelsea Thompson and Emily Thompson each going 3-4. Carli Followay was 2-4.

South Point had eight hits with Tausha Collins 3-3 and Ericka Leighty getting a double in four trips.

Alyssa Lycans went the distance to get the win for Wayne. Hannah Huron pitched a complete game in the losing effort.

South Point (3-5) plays at Russell, Ky., Friday.

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South Point0200101=483

Alyssa Lycans and Whitley Napier. Hannah Huron and Felesha Dickess. W-Lykins. L-Huron. 2B-South Point: Ericka Leighty. Hitting-Wayne: Carli Followay 2-4, Nikki Dotson 3-4, Chelsea Thompson 3-4, Emily Thompson 3-4; South Point: Tausha Collins 3-3, Ericka Leighty 1-4.