JD baseball falls to 0-6 after MGCCC sweeps Saturday
Published 10:10 am Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team remained winless Saturday as they were swept in a doubleheader at home by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
The Warhawks lost game one 6-4 and game two 8-3 to see their record fall to 0-6 this season.
JDCC was scheduled to play at Huntingdon Monday in a doubleheader and will be back in action Wednesday at home against Jones County Junior College. The game is a doubleheader scheduled to begin at noon at Warhawk Field in Brewton.
Game one: MGCCC 6, JDCC 4
A four-run second inning for Mississippi Gulf Coast was the difference in the first game as Mississippi defeated JDCC by two to drop the Warhawks to 0-5.
Gulf Coast used four runs in the second inning to take an early lead in the game but JDCC responded with two runs in the fourth and one in the fifth to cut the lead to 4-3 heading into the sixth inning.
In the top of the sixth, Gulf Coast plated two runs to extend their lead to 6-3. JDCC would get one run in the bottom of the seventh inning but could not overcome the four-run second inning for Gulf Coast.
Corey Thompson took the loss on the mound for JDCC as he went two innings and allowed three hits, four earned runs, walked two and struck out five.
Joey Hedden went the final five innings allowing two hits, three earned runs, and struck out one.
At the plate for JDCC, Dillan Schaniel was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Brandon Ray was 2-for-3 with one RBI and a double. Kyle Freeman was 1-for-3 with a double as well.
Game two: MGCCC 8, JDCC 3
In game two, JDCC had only two hits as they lost by five to drop to 0-6.
With the game tied 2-2 after four innings, Gulf Coast scored three in the fifth, two in the sixth and one run in the seventh while holding the Warhawks to one run in the fifth to get the win.
Brandon Blackwelder was 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Freeman was 1-for-3.
Michael Yarborough, Trey Place and John Williams all pitched in the loss.
The trio allowed two hits, eight runs, six earned, walked seven and struck out 10 in the seven innings.