A seven-run sixth inning led to a 12-3 victory in the first contest, and Haley Stephen’s two home runs helped provide a 13-0 shutout in the nightcap.
The Lady Diamond Warriors improved to 16-4 overall and 2-2 in league play following the sweep.
In the first contest, several EC players were credited with multiple hits.
Stephens belted a double and a single and was the top run producer with three RBIs. She also scored two runs. Stephens is a sophomore infielder from Union.
Karoline Holsonback blasted two doubles and knocked in a run. She also scored a run. Holsonback is a product of South Lamar (Ala.) High School.
Ty Buckley slapped two singles and scored three runs. Buckley is a product of Neshoba Central High School.
Other hitters were Lindsey Beard of Clarkdale, double and two RBIs; Kaylin Hopkins of Louisville, single and RBI; and Mallory Turner of West Lauderdale, single. Anna Katherine Nowell of Leake Academy was credited with an RBI.
Also scoring runs were Beard (2), Hopkins, Morgan Porter (2) of Enterprise and Amber McBroom of Brandon.
Kendra Wilson picked up the win. She allowed three runs on four hits over 3 2/3 innings. She also fanned five batters and walked five. Wilson is a product of South Lamar (Ala.) High School.
In the nightcap, EC jumped out to an early 7-0 lead and coasted to victory after five innings.
Stephens’s home runs came in the fourth and fifth innings. She also singled, scored three runs and collected three RBIs.
Beard also homered in the fifth inning. She was also credited with two singles and was the top run producer with four RBIs. She also scored three runs.
Other sluggers were Turner, double and two singles; Buckley, two doubles and three RBIs; Porter, double; Holsonback, two singles and RBI; and McBroom, single.
Also scoring runs were Turner (3), Porter (2) and Buckley (2).
Makayla Kelly picked up the win. She allowed just four hits and fanned a batter in the five-inning shutout. Kelly is a product of Nederland (Texas) High School.
The Lady Diamond Warriors continue division play by hosting MS Gulf Coast Community College Friday, March 7. Doubleheader action begins at 2 p.m. on the Decatur campus.
EC’s softball program is led by head coach Kristin Chaney, assistant Courtney Nunn and volunteer assistant Kasie Buckley.