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Hattiesburg High baseball coach Joe Hartfield knows what to expect Saturday when his Tigers go to Ellisville to face South Jones and try to sweep the second round of the Class 6A playoffs.

HATTIESBURG – Senior Drew Boyd might not be able to pitch the rest of the season, but the Warriors are happy his bat is still in the lineup.

On episode No. 3 of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, the second round of the high school baseball playoffs is discussed, as four teams remain in the hunt for the MHSAA State Championship.

High school football teams across the state are hitting the practice field for a few weeks of spring practice, and for local teams that means it’s a chance to get better.

With one week of playoff baseball in the books, four teams remain in the hunt for a Mississippi High School Activities Association State Championship – Oak Grove, Petal, Hattiesburg and Sumrall.

Gulfport downs Petal in Game 1

GULFPORT – During the Chicago Cubs' run to the World Series last year, manager Joe Maddon was famously quoted telling Dexter Fowler “you go, we go.”

Gulfport has a similar player. His name is Dillon Brown.

Walley signs with Arkansas State

ELLISVILLE – Perhaps the best athlete on the Jones County Junior College campus will be playing basketball on the Division I level.

Tristin Walley (Hattiesburg) recently signed a scholarship with Arkansas State University of the Sun Belt Conference.