JACKSON – Southern Miss junior right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin collected the 2018 C Spire Ferriss Trophy Monday afternoon at a luncheon held at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson.
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JACKSON – PCS had a record-setting weekend at the MAIS Overall State Track and Field Championships in Jackson. Last week’s 198 total points was the most scored by a PCS track and field team, and it was nearly 50 points better than second-place Jackson Prep’s 148 points.
MERIDIAN – No. 2 Jones County could not come up with a win here Sunday afternoon at Scaggs Field vs. No. 20 Meridian.
The Eagles beat the Bobcats 16-8 in seven innings in game one, snapping an 18-game JCJC winning streak. In game two, MCC scored three runs in its final at-bat and beat Jones, 13-12 in eight innings.
HATTIESBURG – Southern Miss had two of its baseball players honored Monday as junior third baseman Luke Reynolds garnered the Conference USA Hitter of the Week award, while junior right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin collected a National Player of the Week nod by the publication Collegiate Baseball.
DECATUR, Ala. – No. 18 William Carey (Miss.) defeated #9 Mobile (Ala.) 3-0 in a winner-take-all championship game at the 2018 SSAC Softball Championship, presented by Buffalo Wild Wings.
Earlier in the day the Rams forced the deciding game as they defeated WCU, 3-0.
HATTIESBURG – It wasn’t as dramatic as the last two nights, but in the end, all it took were two big innings for Hattiesburg.