Madison Central falls to Starkville, 0-3, in district
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:00 PM
Trace Hamby went 3-for-3 at the plate, but it wasn't enough as Madison Central lost 11-4 to Starkville on Tuesday.
Colbey Rivers got the win for Starkville. He allowed one run over three innings, struck out three, walked none and gave up three hits.
Starkville's A.J. Brown, Will Murphree and Tyler Barnes combined for six hits and six RBIs.
Hill Garbo couldn't get it done on the hill for Madison Central, taking the loss. He allowed seven runs in four innings, walked three and struck out five.
The game's last lead went to Starkville thanks to a fifth inning rally that saw seven runs cross the plate on four singles.
The Jaguars scored one run in the top of the sixth to cut its deficit to six. An RBI single by Matthew Zimmerman gave Madison Central life, but Rivers got Blake Morten to end the inning.
Neshoba Central 13, Ridgeland 2
The Ridgeland Titans lost 13-2 to Neshoba Central Tuesday despite Peyton Joe's two-hit day at the dish.
Joe got a hit in each of his two at bats, picking up singles in the first and fourth innings.
Ryan Montgomery got the win for Neshoba Central. He allowed two runs over seven innings. He struck out four, walked none and surrendered six hits.
Austin Harrison, Colby Ellinburg, Brandon Clark and Montgomery helped lead Neshoba Central. They combined for six hits and two RBIs.
J.P. Elkins took the loss for the Ridgeland Titans Varsity. He lasted just one-third of an inning, walked one, struck out none, and allowed three runs.
The game's last lead went to Neshoba Central thanks to a first inning rally that saw three runs cross the plate on a two-run double by Ryan.
After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the fourth, Ridgeland faced just a 4-2 deficit. A two-run double by Carnell Funches sparked the Titans' rally.
Neshoba Central increased its lead with four runs in the sixth.
Heritage 11, MRA 4
Madison-Ridgeland Academy lost 11-4 to Heritage Academy Tuesday despite Hayden White's two-hit day at the dish.
Hunter Sykes got the win for Heritage, allowing four runs over seven innings. Hunter Sykes struck out eight, walked none and gave up seven hits.
Heritage Academy's Cody Mordecai, Jace Caldwell and Tyler Anderson combined for seven hits and five RBIs.
Corgan Green was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked three and struck out one.
Heritage jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. They started with a single from Mark Thatcher. Caldwell singled, plating Mordecai. The scoreboard lit up again for Heritage Academy when Thatcher scored on an RBI single by Dylan Barker.
The game was never in doubt after the third, as Heritage scored three runs on a two-run error and a sacrifice fly by Barker.
Jackson Prep 10, Columbia Academy 0
Jackson Prep Patriots shut the door early on Columbia Academy, capturing a 10-0 victory on Tuesday at Patriot Field.
The game was decided quickly as Jackson Prep Patriots Varsity grabbed five runs in the first three innings.
A passed ball in the first inning, a solo home run by Zach Williams and a three-run home run by Gene Wood in the second inning supplied the early offense for the Patriots.
Wood racked up three RBIs on two hits for Jackson Prep.
Prep's Noah Hughes kept Columbia Academy off the scoreboard for all five innings he was on the mound. He pitched a shutout, allowing no runs on four hits while striking out eight.
Paxton Burge was charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out six, and allowed five runs.
Washington 12, Jackson Academy 2
The Jackson Academy Raiders Varsity fell 12-2 to Washington School Tuesday at Generals Field in Greenville.
Brice Zeigler got it done on the mound on the way to the win. He allowed two runs over five innings. Brice struck out five, walked three and gave up two hits.
Hunter Jacobs, Rob Van Namen and Hunter Azlin helped lead Washington School. They combined for three hits and seven RBIs.
Drew Thomas took the loss for the Jackson Academy. He allowed seven runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked six and struck out two.
Washington School went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on a two-run double by Hunter Jacobs and a groundout by Colton Thomas.