With the wins, the Lady Warriors improve to 14-4 overall and 2-2 in division competition.
EC’s Lacey Hill threw a no-hitter in game one to claim an 8-0 shutout against the Lady Eagles. She also fanned eight batters and walked three. Hill is a product of Kilbourne (La.) High School.
Mahalia Gibson was the offensive leader for the Lady Warriors as she racked up four RBIs on two hits. Gibson, a product of Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, singled in the first and had a home run in the fourth,
Other hitters included Andi Hannaford of Magnolia Heights School in Senatobia, double and single; Caitlyn Aldous of Petal, two singles; Katlyn Duke of Neshoba Central, triple; and Karoline Holsonback of South Lamar (Kennedy, Ala.) and Summer Lavender of Canton Academy, each with a single.
Also tallying RBIs were Hannaford (2), Holsonback and Duke.
Runs were scored by Gibson (2), Duke (2), Lavender, Aldous, Maegan Ellis of Oak Hill Academy in West Point and Mallory Turner of West Lauderdale.
In the second game, ECCC rallied for one run in the fifth inning to grab a 3-2 victory over the Lady Eagles.
Leake Academy product Chloe Thaggard was the winning pitcher. She allowed two earned runs on six hits in seven innings. She struck out 10 batters and walked two.
Hitters included Turner and Ellis, each with a double; and Gibson and Duke, singles each. Gibson also picked up an RBI.
Scoring runs were Ellis (2) and Turner.
The Lady Diamond Warriors travel to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Friday, March 6. Game times are 2 and 4 p.m. on the Perkinston campus.
ECCC will host Southwest Mississippi Community College Monday, March 9, in games beginning at 1 and 3 p.m.
EC’s softball program is led by head coach Kristin Chaney and assistant Courtney Nunn.