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Northeast signs Lafayette County standout

n First-year Northeast Mississippi Community College softball coach Jody Long signed Lafayette County High School pitcher/infielder Amber Metzger for the 2007 season.

Metzger is hitting .405 with three home runs and 14 RBIs during her senior season. On the mound, she is 7-7 while recording 117 strikeouts and allowing just 11 walks.