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Minden shuts out Southwood, 8-0

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SHREVEPORT – The Minden Crimson Tide picked up their second win in as many days, defeating the Southwood Cowboys 8-0 Wednesday night.

The Tide took apart district competition Woodlawn on Tuesday night behind a special night at the plate for several Minden batters. Wednesday’s win took slightly more resolution, as the Cowboys have fielded a better roster than in previous months.

The game was scoreless entering the fourth inning when Minden struck for three goes to take a 3-0 lead. From a quick inning in the field, your Tide picked up the stays once more and tacked regarding five more runs for the final score of 8-0.

Minden nice Hunter Wilkes was exceptional, impressive out seven batters together with limiting Southwood to five hits in a very complete-game shutout.

At the plate, Minden was led by just Rodney Johnson. He went 2-4 having two RBIs, followed by Haynes Mandino with a couple RBIs. Matt Eskew and Jeffrey Melton added RBI singles.

Minden (11-9) is suddenly riding some sort of hot-streak as they prepare to enter a challenging portion of the schedule. The Keep host North Webster and the red-hot Knights for a Saturday contest in Griffith Stadium beginning at A single p.m. The parish equals met for a phenomenal pitcher’s the multiple last season between Minden’s Know Francis and North Webster’s Logan Vidrine. This season, both of those names are gone, so it will be interesting to see which players step-up in this year’s matchup.

Following a intra-parish matchup, Minden travels to Commercial airline March 29 before yet another road trip to Calvary Baptist for a An individual p.m. game 1 week from Saturday.

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