On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS, it’s high school baseball playoff time. Camal and Andrew dive into conversations about each playoff series involving Petal, Purvis, Sumrall, Sacred Heart and Lumberton. Plus, interviews from some of the area’s coaches.
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The past couple of seasons both Sacred Heart and Lumberton were guaranteed a playoff spot because of only four teams in its region. This season, however, each team had to claw its way in, and both have earned spots in the postseason.
HAMMOND, La. – Matt Wallner had three of Southern Miss’ season-high 20 hits and drove in four runs as the No. 13 Golden Eagles defeated Southeastern Louisiana 12-4 Tuesday night at Pat Kenelly Diamond.
Just like that, the high school baseball playoffs are upon us. I got a late start to normal coverage this season because of Hattiesburg’s run to the state championship in basketball, but it felt like this season flew by faster than normal.
MERIDIAN – The 15th-ranked Jones County Junior College Lady Bobcats beat Meridian Community College 7-2 Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Bobcats are now 14-3.
In the men’s match, the No. 10 Eagles defeated No. 25 JCJC, 7-2. The Bobcats are 6-11.
ELLISVILLE – For the second straight year, Alexis Tolefree (Conway, Arkansas) and Nique Cherry (Heidelberg) have been named NJCAA Division I All-Americans.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College got all it wanted from Southwest Mississippi Tuesday in an MACJC doubleheader at Dub Herring Park.
The Bears overcame a 4-0 deficit to win the first game 10-7, but the Wildcats came back to win the nightcap 9-6 and earn a split of the two games.