From school reports
DECATUR — East Central Community College rallied for a 7-3 victory
over Mississippi Delta Community College Monday afternoon to capture
the best-of-three series and a berth in this week’s MACJC State
The Diamond Warriors, who trailed 3-0 after six innings, exploded for
seven runs in the seventh inning thanks to timely hitting and several
ECCC tied the contest when East Webster High School product Jordan
Mixon slapped an RBI single, and took the lead for good at 4-3 when
Zach May of Newton County High School was hit by a pitch with the
bases loaded. Three runs came across the plate following bases-loaded
walks during the inning. Two other runs were attributed to errors.
Tim Anderson contributed an RBI single during the inning and later
Other hitters were John Morgan Berry of Madison Central and Maxwell
Harmon of Enterprise, singles each. Kalik May of Tuscaloosa County
was credited with an RBI.
Right-hander Blake Dubuisson picked up the win in relief. Dubuisson
fanned a batter and walked one while hurling three scoreless
innings.Starter Severino Signa went five innings allowed three earned
runs on five hits. He fanned two batters and walked one.
The Diamond Warriors, who improved to 28-19 under head coach Neal
Holliman, claimed a 5-2 decision in the series opener Sunday night.
The MACJC State Baseball Tournament is scheduled May 9-11 at Pearl
River Community College in Poplarville.