Itawamba Softball Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Series
FULTON, MS – The Itawamba Community College softball team secured its second Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) North Division championship in the past three years after sweeping Coahoma Community College 11-3 and 7-4 in their Breast Cancer Awareness series.
Players wore pink uniforms while breast cancers survivors Natchez’s Dee Newman, grandmother to Ashley Camp, and Ann Roberts of Smithville, mother of Kami Roberts, both threw out honorary first pitches before Saturday’s games.
Front row left to right: Savannah Stanton (Saltillo), Jessica Ganger (West Union). Second row left to right: Jasna Clay (Itawamba AHS), Carrington Rye (Hamilton, AL), Ashley Camp (Amory), Dani Taylor (West Union), Kami Roberts (Smithville), Holly Schlicht (Nettleton). Third row left to right: Lauren Lewis (Mooreville), Jessi Patterson (Nettleton), Rebecca Sloan (Oneonta, AL), Lindsay Richardson (Saltillo), Courtney Dawson (Sequatchie, TN), Meg Whitten (Decatur, AL), Anna Holley (New Hope). Back row left to right: Assistant Coach Cary Simmons, Mallory Hill (Baldwyn), Kristyn Atkins (Heritage Academy), Head Coach Andy Kirk. (Lee Adams/ICC Public Relations)
Dee Newman of Natchez throws out the first pitch in Game 1 of the ICC Lady Indians Breast Cancer Awareness Series on Saturday. Newman, a breast cancer survivor, is the grandmother of freshman Ashley Camp of Amory. (Lee Adams/ICC Public Relations)
Smithville's Ann Roberts throws out the first pitch in Game 2 of the ICC Lady Indians Breast Cancer Awareness Series this past Saturday in Fulton. Roberts, a breast cancer survivor, is the mother of freshman Kami Roberts of Smithville. (Lee Adams/ICC Public Relations)
Top Photo: Freshman Carrington Rye (Hamilton, AL) slides in safely against Coahoma as the ICC Lady Indians swept the Lady Tigers 11-3; 7-4 in their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Series this past Saturday in Fulton. (Lee Adams/ICC Public Relations)