• Mitchell’s Maddison Hoilman takes a swing during a 15-4 loss to Mountain Heritage. (Photo by Cory Spiers/News-Journal)
    Mitchell’s Maddison Hoilman takes a swing during a 15-4 loss to Mountain Heritage. (Photo by Cory Spiers/News-Journal)

Softball team falls 15-4 to Cougars in opener

LEDGER – Mitchell High School’s softball team lost its opening game 15-4 to visiting Mountain Heritage Thursday, March 7.

The Cougars exploded for 12 runs in the first two innings. Mitchell responded with one run in the bottom of the second and three runs in the third, but the Cougars added three more of their own in the top of the fourth to pull away again.

Mitchell played at the Asheville Trailblazers this past Monday and hosted Madison this past Tuesday. Results of those games were not available at press time. 

The softball team is at Polk Friday, March 15, and host Avery Tuesday, March 19. 

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