JDCC baseball ends season at 16-30

Published 11:22 am Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team ended their season Friday and Saturday by taking two of three games from Wallace State Selma.

Friday, JDCC won 16-0 and 12-10 in the first game Saturday. In the final game of the series, JDCC lost 12-6.

“Friday, Michael King pitched seven complete innings for the win for us,” JDCC head coach Darrell Blevins said. “Saturday, Blake Long led the way with two home runs and in game two, we just flat ran out of pitching.”

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Unfortunately, Blevins said, JDCC will not make the State Tournament this year.

“The losses to Enterprise last Tuesday did us in,” Blevins said. “We are disappointed in not being able to go. Just could not overcome three huge injuries to our number two, three, and four starting pitchers throughout the season as well as not having our starting catcher for five weeks during the main stretch. The guys really hung in there for a long time. We will now close things out for this year and begin preparations for next years squad to come in during August.”

JDCC 16, WSS 0

JDCC scored six runs in the fourth inning and pounded out 16 runs on 14 hits while holding Wallace State to only four runs in a shutout.

King earned the win going seven innings and walking none and striking out four.

Taylor Register was 1-for-2 with a homerun and four RBIs in the win and Ryne Phillips was 3-for-3.

JDCC 12, WSS 11

In game two of the series, the Warhawks had to hold on for a one-run win.

Ryne Drummonds took the win on the mound and Harry Haring earned the save.

Long was 4-for-4 with two homeruns and three RBIs and Haring was 2-for-5 with three RBIs. Reid Wynn was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two doubles.

WSS 12, JDCC 8

In the final game of the series and final game of the season, JDCC lost 12-8 to end their season 16-30 overall and 10-17 in conference play.

Shell took the loss on the mound for JDCC.

At the plate, Xavier Cunningham was 3-for-3 with a double and Reid Wynn was 1-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.

Tyler Walker was 1-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.

In other games for the Warhawks, JDCC had their losing streak extended to five games Wednesday with a 12-6 loss to Lawson State.

Earlier in the week, the Warhawks lost a doubleheader to Enterprise State 10-4 and 9-1 to make their losing streak at four games.

With the losses, JDCC fell to 14-29 overall and to 8-16 in conference play.

Enterprise State 10, JDCC 4

In a game that saw 27 combined hits, JDCC with 10 and Enterprise with 17, the Warhawks lost 10-4.

The two teams were tied 2-2 after the seventh inning before Enterprise scored five runs in the eighth inning to go on top 7-2.

JDCC cut the lead to 7-4 with two runs of their own in the inning, but fell to three more Enterprise runs in the ninth inning to lose by six.

Drummonds took the loss on the mound for JDCC as he went seven innings and allowed six runs, 11 hits, walked none and struck out four.

Sam Sharpe and Shelby Jordan both pitched an inning of relief in the game.

At the plate for JDCC, Ryne Phillips was 2-for-5 with two doubles and Reid Wynn was 2-for-3 with one RBI.

Ryan Jacobs was 1-for-4 with a double and one RBI and Drummonds had one RBI in the loss.

Long was 1-for-3 and Haring was 2-for-4 with one RBI and Robbie Jernigan was also 2-for-4.

Enterprise 9, JDCC 1

Enterprise finished off the sweep of JDCC in the third game as they won 9-1.

JDCC made five errors in the loss and was held to one run in the fourth inning while Enterprise scored one run each in the second, third, fourth, and fifth innings and three in the sixth and two in the seventh innings.

East Brewton’s William Shell took the loss on the mound as he went the complete game seven innings and allowed seven earned runs, 12 hits, walked two, and struck out five.

At the plate, Jacobs was 2-for-3 with one RBI and Cunningham was 1-for-2.

Drummonds was 2-for-3 and Taylor Register was 1-for-4 with a double. Reid Wynn was 1-for-3 in the loss for the Warhawks.

Lawson State 12, JDCC 6

Against Lawson, JDCC made eight errors in a 12-6 loss.

Lawson State held a 10-0 lead after the sixth inning only to see the Warhawks cut the lead to 10-3 in the top of the seventh inning.

Lawson added runs in the seventh and eighth inning to lead 12-3 before JDCC scored three runs in the ninth inning.

Zach Payne took the loss on the mound going 3 1/3 innings and allowing four earned runs, six total, on three hits, walked three and struck out two.

At the plate, Jacobs was 1-for-4 with a double and Jordan was 1-for-4.

Maurice Leverett was 3-for-4 and Drummonds was 1-for-5 with a double and two RBIs.

Blake Long was 2-for-2 with one RBI and Phillips was 1-for-3 with a double.

Hambrick was 1-for-1 and Adam Pouncey was 1-for-1 in the loss.