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Hornets crush Southside

Dallas County opened area play with a 16-0 victory over Southside on Tuesday.

Whitney Denson faced the minimum of 12 batters over 4 innings while tossing a one-hitter and recording five strikeouts.

McKinsey Crawford led off the first with a walk and Denson reached on a bunt. After Kim Ross walked to load the bases, Ciera Ingram ripped a single to right to score two. The Lady Hornets followed with three more runs in the first to take a 5-0 lead.

The Hornets added three more runs in the next two innings before exploding for 9 runs in the top of the fourth. Ingram, Cassie Daniels, and Ilicia Stewart led the Hornets at the plate.