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Former Vikings Cocoa Fultz and Kelsey Lockridge helped their teams to victories at the River City Classic



Kelsey Lockridge (courtesy of ASU Athletics)

Former Warren Central High softball players Kelsey Lockridge and Cocoa Fultz both reunited in Vicksburg over the weekend to help their colleges secure victories over the weekend.

Lockridge, who is a infielder for Alcorn State University, helped the Braves secure big wins over Tuskegee Institute and Miles College. She is a 2019 graduate of Warren Central High where she had a .457 batting average.

Fultz, who is a shortstop for Grambling State University, also helped her team defeat Miles College in the River City Classic. She is a 2018 graduate of WC and has equally enjoyed her time at Grambling.

“I love playing for Grambling, it’s something different and I feel like I fit in well with my coaches and my teammates,” Fultz said.

Cocoa Fultz (courtesy of Ced Tillman)

Fultz’s softball coach Nakeya Hall also sees the improvement and dedication that Fultz has for the game.

“She’s a leader on and off the field, she’s one of the players that we rely heavily on and we’re grateful to have her,” Hall said.

Fultz and Lockridge not only got see each other play over the weekend, but they also were able to see their high school coach, Dana McGivney, who came to see them play softball on the next level.

Both ladies are quickly becoming impact players for their colleges and they were able to show off their true skills back at home in the River City Classic.

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