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Morton senior Coby Gilbert eyes the double play in third round action of the MHSAA State Baseball Playoffs against Seminary. The Panthers lost game one 4-2 and dropped a heartbreaker 10-9 to the Bulldogs to end their season last Friday in Seminary.
The Morton Panthers defeated Raleigh 10-2 Friday and 10-2 again on Monday in the double elimination Round 2 of the 2018 MHSAA Baseball Championships.
The Panters face Seminary in Round 3 beginning on Thursday.
In girls softball action the Lady Panters lost both of their playoff games to Columbia to end the season.
Morton pitcher, Mallory Irby, winds up during the Lady Panther’s 13-2 home victory over the Lady Bearcats of Forest last Friday. The Lady Panthers defeated Scott Central 17-7 on Monday. The Lady Bearcats took on Scott Central Tuesday night at home, but the game had not been played at press time.
Morton High School claimed victory twice last week at home on the diamond. The Panthers defeated Choctaw Central 7-1 Tuesday before winning 6-4 against Enterprise on Saturday.
The Panters were scheduled to take on in-county rival Forest Bobcats Tuesday night. The results from that game were not available at press time.
The Scott County School District recently named their Teachers of the Year. Pictured from front left are Michelle Gibbs, Lake High School; Debbie Burnham, Forest-Scott County Career Center and District Teacher of The Year; Melandy Henry, Sebasopol High; Marilyn Maseda, Morton High; and Tina Ware, Morton 3rd-4th.
The Forest Bearcats captured the 2018 Scott County basketball tournament Saturday Night with a 50-46 Victory over Scott Central.
After a slow start for the Bearcats they regained their strength took another breath and overcame the Rebels after being down 20-2 before the half.