High School Softball: Defending champs try to punch tickets today

By NEMS Daily Journal

Defending state fast-pitch champions North Pontotoc (4A) and Nettleton (3A) will try to punch their tickets to the state semifinals today.
North Pontotoc visits Houston today at 11 a.m. after a 4-1 win on Thursday.
Nettleton visits Water Valley at 1 p.m, after a 6-1 win on Thursday.
Tishomingo County (4A), Mooreville (3A) are also on the road in search of series-clinching wins. Hatley and East Webster need one more win to clinch today in 2A, as do Wheeler and West Union in 1A.
Game 3s, if needed, will also be played today.