JDCC baseball on three-game winning streak, now 6-9.

Published 1:36 pm Friday, February 24, 2012

The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk baseball team improved their winning streak to three games Thursday at Faulkner University in Montgomery as they swept a doubleheader.
JDCC won game one 10-8 and game two 11-5 to improve their overall record to 6-9.
“We played very sloppy in the first game with poor pitching early, a few lackadaisical errors early, and gave away a few at-bats versus their left-hander early,” JDCC head coach Darrell Blevins said. “We came from behind in the top of seventh to get the win though. Coming from behind was a good thing to show our guys that we can do it and that they can manufacture runs when they concentrate. Had a little different line-up in game one to get some players a few more at-bats.”
In game two, Blevins said the offense was dominant.
“Base running was superb,” he said. “Corey Thompson showed signs of being really good in the first inning through the third inning. Very good outfield play on defensive side with Jordan Creel and Brandon Blackwelder chasing down a couple of balls that could have started a rally.”
JDCC will be back in action at home Saturday against Wallace-Selma in a doubleheader at 1 p.m. The game will follow T.R. Miller and Pensacola Catholic at 10:30 a.m. at JDCC.

JDCC 10, Faulkner JV 8
Trailing 8-7 in the top of the seventh inning, JDCC plated three runs to help propel them to a two-run win over Faulkner in game one, 10-8.
Faulkner led JDCC 3-0 after two innings before JDCC got four runs in the third inning and two in the fourth to take a 6-3 lead. Faulkner responded with two of their own in the fourth to cut the lead to 6-5.
In the sixth inning, JDCC scored one run but Faulkner plated three to claim an 8-7 lead before the Warhawks rallied in the seventh.
At the plate for JDCC, Nathan Edwards was 1-for-4 with two RBIs and Blackwelder was 1-for-1.
Mark Humphreys was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Trey Place was 1-for-3.
Cody Brannen was 1-for-4 with one RBI and Brandon Ray was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Edwards, Place, Tyler Howell and John Williams all pitched in the win going seven innings allowing 10 hits, eight runs, five earned, walked two and struck out 11.

JDCC 11, Faulkner JV 5
In game two, JDCC pounded out 11 runs on 12 hits to get the sweep with an 11-5 win.
JDCC scored four runs in the second inning and five in the seventh to get the win.
Blackwelder was 2-for-4 with one RBI and Creel was 1-for-3.
Stuart Todd was 1-for-2 with one RBI and Humphreys was 1-for-1 with one RBI.
Corey Lane was 1-for-3 with one RBI and Trae Walsingham was 2-for-4. Brannen was 2-for-2 and Andrew Tindell was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
Thompson and Tyler Moore pitched in the win going seven innings and allowing four hits, five runs, three earned, walked five and struck out eight.

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