Bobcats crush Co-Lin twiceBy FROM JCJC,
WESSON – The 10th-ranked Jones County Junior College Bobcats put up 30 runs in 11 innings here Tuesday afternoon in an impressive sweep against Copiah-Lincoln Community College.
In game one, R.J. Brown (Columbus, Georgia) drove in five runs as JCJC beat the Wolves, 12-2 in five innings. In game two, Luther Woullard (D’Iberville) had seven RBIs as the Bobcats won, 18-6 in six innings.
JCJC is now 25-7 overall and 12-4 in the MACJC. Co-Lin falls to 15-12 and 4-10.
Jones travels to Baton Rouge Community College (Louisiana) for a 3 p.m. doubleheader on Thursday.
Co-Lin goes to Coahoma on Saturday.
Bobcats 12, Wolves 2
Brown doubled, singled twice and had five RBIs. Woullard tripled, doubled and singled.
Brandon Hale (Pontotoc) doubled and singled, while Trace Henry (Mooreville) and Jake Mason (West Lauderdale) both doubled. Tate Pepper (Ocean Springs) singled and had two RBIs.
Will Freeman (Semmes, Alabama) pitched all five innings to get the win. Freeman, 5-1, allowed two runs (one earned), three hits, walked none and struck out five.
Austin Tidwell doubled for the Wolves with Austin O’Flynn and Ryan Zimmerman adding singles.
Tidwell, the first of four Co-Lin pitchers, went three-plus innings and took the loss.
The Bobcats led 1-0 after two innings, 7-0 after three and 11-2 after four.
Bobcats 18, Wolves 6
Woullard set the tone with a two-run home run in the first inning. He would add four singles to give him a 5-for-5 day at the plate in game two.
Robbie Woody (Madison Central) had two singles and drove in three runs, while Henry and Hudson Harris (West Jones) also had two singles each. Hale, Brown and Stephen Matthews (Tupelo) each added a single.
Tyler Spring (Stone) went four innings and got the win. He allowed three earned runs, five hits, walked three and struck out five and improved his record to 5-1. Grayson Livingston (Wayne Academy) tossed 1.2 innings, allowed three earned runs, four hits, walked two and struck out one. Taylor Gatwood (Petal) got the final out of the game.
Zimmerman homered and singled for Co-Lin, while Jaylyn Williams had two singles.
Jordan Bowden, the first of five Co-Lin pitchers, last 1.1 innings and took the loss.
The game was tied 2-2 after one inning. The Bobcats led 5-2 after two, 10-3 after three and 12-3 after five innings.